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Will sales of mattresses and/or socks soar?

by JP Bill / September 15, 2007 5:20 AM PDT

Put their money in a sock or under the mattress?

U.K. bank customers scramble to withdraw savings

Hundreds of people lined up for a second day on Saturday outside local branches of a bank in Britain now facing a credit crunch, despite reassurances that it remains solvent.

Worried customers first formed queues outside Northern Rock, the country's fifth largest mortgage lender, on Friday after word spread that the Bank of England had provided the company with an emergency loan.

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Safes
by James Denison / September 15, 2007 5:34 AM PDT

I bet the sale of personal safes has increased lately. I should find out who does the most sales and invest in that stock. Next 2 quarters they may report some great earnings.

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Actually, I bury mine in a tin can in the ....
by drpruner / September 15, 2007 1:10 PM PDT
In reply to: Safes

... Uh, oh. Now I'll have to kill you.

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They need a George Bailey...
by Angeline Booher / September 16, 2007 12:16 AM PDT

..... to convince them to withdraw only what they need. Happy


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