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March 20, 2007


Chris Williams

More kites would lead to more stable markets, then. Does this volatility correlate with kite ownership?


Dangerous things, kites:

Bonapart O Cunasa

You're missing one other one. The direction of the wind used to affect the discounting of commercial bills in the London market, as it affected the likelihood of ships being able to come up the Thames to dock. Hence the weather vane in the Court room of the Bank of England.

Matt Munro

Didn't the great storm of 1987 play some part in the stock market crash of the same year ? As in few dealers got to work , so few deals, prices go down, confidence collapses.

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