New York City participants in the world's oldest profession barely notice the ups and downs of the market place, let alone the surges and let downs of worldwide financial institutions.
Commented local professional Enticing Cherry: "Those wimps! They should have to put up with the ups and downs in our market! And their worry over nationalization of the banks? Bah! We've had politicians coming in here, telling us what to do for centuries.
"Bailouts? Baby, you haven't lived until you been on a waterbed and in he comes with spurs on! Whoo-ee! You talk about a bust?! Almost drowned a Senator and the Tempting Triplets on the floor below!"