[thechat] "Time traveller" busted for insider trading

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Mar 31 09:57:57 CST 2003

On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Madhu Menon wrote:

> Http://tv.yahoo.com/news/wwn/20030319/104808600007.html
>  From the "the link to end all war discussion" department:

Yes, it's Weekly World News, where every day is tomorrow.

Also see:
What you'd tell your twelve-year-old self
> > Oh, and buy Cisco stock in 1998 and sell it in Jan 2000.
> >Period.
> I tried that and I'm still broke.
> So I went back and told my 13-year-old self it was OK to put the Cisco
> proceeds into something called "Enron", but that he had to sell the
> Enron in 2001.
> And I'm still broke.
> Now I gotta go back in time again and tell my 14-year-old self not use
> the Enron proceeds to buy airline stocks.

> I tell ya, ever since Goldman Sachs left the brokerage business and went
> into temporal mechanics, my life's been a living hell.


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