The Internet lost its shit this afternoon when stocks plunged amid investor panic over Greece’s recent debt problems. The Dow Jones Industrial fell nearly 1,000 points before rebounding to a loss of 465.
The perfect accessory to your tears, this hanky illustrates exactly why you might be crying. View Image ›
A SF winery is offering a cabernet that gets cheaper as the stock market sinks. You preorder the wine for $39, and the winery records the Dow Jones average on the date of your order. For every 100 points the Dow drops, you’re credited $2, until the wine is bottled on August 14. This is probably a terrible deal mathematically, but you can yell “BAILOUT WINE!” a lot at parties, which sounds fun. Read More ›
Where to watch the meltdown of Wall Street. I’m not usually one to obsessively check the Dow, but today has been a wild show. Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq — take your pick, they’re all looking pretty grim. Read More ›
The $700 billion bailout plan that the world has been awaiting was just rejected by the House of Representatives sending the Dow plunging over 700 points. Voting 228-205 the bill was rejected today despite the desperate need for it. Officials say there will be another attempt to run it through a vote again, though it’s uncertain how soon that will be which just leaves everyone to wonder “What now?” Read More ›