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Bernanke's farewell: 'switch Capitalism with Carnivalism'

Funny story: Bernanke's farewell: 'switch Capitalism with Carnivalism'

Washington, DC - Americans won't have Capitalism to kick around anymore. The economic system that built the nation is calling it quits, scheduled to retire next month, when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke steps down. In an impromptu news conference, sta...

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Nicolas Cage To Replace Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair

Funny story: Nicolas Cage To Replace Ben Bernanke as Fed Chair

President Obama is expected to announce actor Nicolas Cage as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve System later today in Washington. Current Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is stepping down, and will likely accept a lucrative position with one of the...

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Bernanke selling all the stuff he bought on eBay

Funny story: Bernanke selling all the stuff he bought on eBay

Washington DC - According to anonymous sources close to Bernanke, he is selling all the securities, all the stocks, bonds, realestate, and gold that he purchased with the Federal Reserve System. Why? According to sources, Bernanke is leaving the...

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Lunatic of the Year Award

Funny story: Lunatic of the Year Award

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Korean dictator Kim Jong Un are the top two contenders for the Lunatic of the Year Award presented by the Nobal Friends of Bedlam. The NFB was created by several eccentric members of the Nobal Peace Prize Com...

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Bernanke and Lew Save White House Easter Egg Roll

Funny story: Bernanke and Lew Save White House Easter Egg Roll

According to a joint press release from the United States Treasury and Federal Reserve the White House Easter Egg Roll will proceed as normal, albeit with some minor changes from last year. Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Ben B...

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Stocks Surge on World's Clean Slate

Funny story: Stocks Surge on World's Clean Slate

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and European stocks advanced as world leaders decided on Monday to cancel all world debts to start economies over with a clean slate. The concept of countries cancelling their world debt has been popular among those who s...

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Yogurt Rescues the Greek Economy

Funny story: Yogurt Rescues the Greek Economy

Athens - Don't stick a fork in Greece. Use a spoon instead, because the debt-riddled nation is about to emerge as Europe's economic powerhouse, thanks to booming sales of Greek yogurt. "Greek yogurt has more protein than regular yogurt. It tastes...

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Washington Outlaws Money; Puts Americans on a Credit Allowance

Funny story: Washington Outlaws Money; Puts Americans on a Credit Allowance

Washington DC - Your money isn't good here anymore. A new ruling by the Federal Reserve prohibits Americans from "owning, possessing or utilizing" money, in any shape or form, under the threat of life imprisonment. The prohibition is at the heart...

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Austerity backlash nixes central banks' stock splurging

Funny story: Austerity backlash nixes central banks' stock splurging

MUNICH - Ben Bernanke announced at a press conference here today that he was sorry. No more money could be funneled through the central banks of Europe to keep the stock markets afloat. He blamed it on democracy, as exemplified in Greece. "Now...

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Wall Street's IQ Plunges Below 70, Triggering A 'Too Dumb To Fall' Bailout

Funny story: Wall Street's IQ Plunges Below 70, Triggering A 'Too Dumb To Fall' Bailout

New York City - The collective IQ of Wall Street executives has dropped below the mental retardation level for the first time ever, prompting the Federal Reserve to impose the "too dumb to fall" provisions of the Barney Frank Act. Implementing a s...

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Paul the Octopus Lives! Currently Deciding US Economic Policy

Fans of the 2008 World Cup will remember the stunning track record of Paul the Octopus, who predicted 8/8 World Cup final results by selecting mussels out of one of two boxes. Shortly after his predictive victory Paul was declared dead and his remain...

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Bernanke Announces Unquantitative Easing

Funny story: Bernanke Announces Unquantitative Easing

Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke has announced a new round of quantitative easing to be termed Unquantitative Easing. Treasury Department Spokesmen said that the amount to be added to the money supply will be 'too much to count'. They ad...

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Gold Falls, Breaks Fifth Metatarsal

Funny story: Gold Falls, Breaks Fifth Metatarsal

Amid reports of the strengthening U.S. Dollar, and reports of financial market adjustments proposed by Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, the price of golf fell significantly in open trading today, forcing at least one man to be rushed to hospit...

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Bernanke Finally Admits He Has "No Clue" About U.S. Economy

After sixteen consecutive quarters of shockingly incorrect calls on the state of U.S. economy, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke said this week's press conference would be his final sorry attempt at making predictions about the financial d...

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Americans Turn to Monopoly Money As The US Dollar Continues To Fall

Funny story: Americans Turn to Monopoly Money As The US Dollar Continues To Fall

Washington - In an attempt to stimulate the US economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives Americans the thumbs-up to begin using Monopoly money. At a Fed press conference Monday morning, Bernanke encouraged Americans to, "Pass Go, collect $...

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Lady Gaga and Ben Bernanke caught canoodling?!

Funny story: Lady Gaga and Ben Bernanke caught canoodling?!

Wednesday night our colleagues at WikiSquirts New York Bureau happened upon a bizarre (and frankly disturbing) sight at the swanky eatery davidburke & donatella on Manhattan's Park Avenue. At first glance, it appeared to be a much older man...

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Bernanke Officially Makes Monopoly Money Legal Tender

Funny story: Bernanke Officially Makes Monopoly Money Legal Tender

In a press conference at the steps of the Federal Reserve Bank, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced today that as of November 15th 2010 Monopoly Money will be accepted at par value with the US Dollar. Shortly after his announcement Monopoly Games...

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Stock Market Could Crash At Any Time: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

Funny story: Stock Market Could Crash At Any Time: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

Fed Chairman Ben Shalom Bernanke told reporters right up front this morning that we could easily have a stock market crash at any time. "We have just printed enough money to lower the dollar's worth to about 80% of what it was. That means that all...

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Inspector General’s Report Is Out

Much like a school report card, the Inspector General’s report is out and James Comey received an F for failure. Who’ve guess? Because he gave the world Donald Trump, he should have received a Z.
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