Quotes Entirely Relevant to Investing 12-21-2008

by Mr Juggles

Even if they never got anything for it, it was cheap at that price. Without malice aforethought I had given them the best show that was ever staged in their territory since the landing of the Pilgrims! It was easily worth fifteen million bucks to watch me put the thing over.
– Charles Ponzi, on his scam over the people in Boston (Note, this was submitted by reader Charles T on November 10th, a month before Madoff came to light. I’m not saying he has a time machine, but there is a distinct possibility)

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  1. Pleb
    December 22nd, 2008 | 11:56 am

    Who is Charles Ponzi? The Social Security Administration administrator? The Fanny Mae chair? Neel Cash&Carry’s guy on shoveling out the TARP funds?