. . . promoting capitalist acts between consenting adults.
The US stock market is up. The US stock market is down. The market kicks up then it shakes and all falls down. It's up and down and all around every time Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson opens his mouth, which suggests an obvious solution:
The problem with stock markets is that they can go down. If we just forbid that, the problem is solved.
Is there some truth in this or not? Humour tends that way, so I thought...