Written by monkeyman
Print this

Thursday, 16 August 2007

image for Stock Markets behave in an irrational manner

New York - Frantic trading began today on news that the American Mortgage market was about to collapse. The Dow Jones average went below zero for the first time since trading began as many stock marketeers began to sell shares in finance companies in exchange for Monopoly money.

An insider said "The dollar has fallen, the Euro is at a 50 year low and the pound is just shite, I've no alternative but to trade into cash and the only cash worth anything is Monopoly money."

Traders were seen loading sackfuls of the previously "toy" cash into their Porches and making a quick get away.

Derek Lambeth, a spokesman for the Nasdaq said in a prepared statement, "There is some uncertainty in the market but no need for irrational behaviour. The market is being readjusted and after this temporary blip we will go back to making loads of money". He was seen leaving the Stock Exchange in a dumper truck.

As always we will keep you updated.

Make monkeyman's day - give this story five thumbs-up (there's no need to register, the thumbs are just down there!)

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!

More by this writer

View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story
View Story


Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!


What's 5 multiplied by 2?

9 10 14 15
41 readers are online right now!

Go to top

We use cookies to give you the best experience, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more