food for thought

Marc Stiegler marcs@skyhunter.com
Thu, 18 Nov 1999 10:50:24 -0700


The good news is, China wouldn't attack the financial services sector when
the war began, because they'd be funding the war by playing the derivatives
markets, using the knowledge that they were about to start a war to play
those markets with extreme accuracy (I'm serious about this, actually). They
wouldn't attack the financial system till they'd extracted their profits.

--marcs

----- Original Message -----
From: <shapj@us.ibm.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 4:37 PM
Subject: food for thought


> I suggest reading the following in succession -- the first will only be
> valid TODAY, but I can send you the text if you like:
>
> http://www.washtimes.com/news/news3.html
> http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB19991117S0005
>
> The mind boggles...
>
> Jonathan S. Shapiro, Ph. D.
> Research Staff Member
> IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
> Email: shapj@us.ibm.com
> Phone: +1 914 784 7085  (Tieline: 863)
> Fax: +1 914 784 7595
>
>