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    ........buying the farm.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/th...cid=spartandhp

    ‚Äč17 million for Rolex watch that once belonged to Paul Newman. Has the world gone nuts? Think of how many farms could have been bought for that amount of money. Maybe Ned got it for his watch collection.
    (The US will not survive the obama presidency. The world may not either.) Cuban Leaf

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    The world went nuts a long time ago. People with money will pay any price if they think something is ''worth it.'' One classic example is the great Tulip Bubble that happened in Holland in 1643-1637. Because certain colours of tulips became popular, ''investors'' bid the price of tulip bulbs to unbelievable heights, before the market regained its senses and crashed hard in 1637.

    More here:

    http://www.investopedia.com/features...s/crashes2.asp

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulip_mania

    https://www.focus-economics.com/blog...-market-bubble

    ...and people wonder why I take a dim view of the current stock-and-investment market.
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      and amazon.com is UP $130/share right now.
      Originally posted by Hoot Owl;n32354094
      If there were things available to make Trump look good don't you think he would have released them by now?
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        and that will make Bezos the richest man in the world...
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