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Waldopaper's Blog – May 2008 Archive (1)

The $175 Burger

There's a really good metaphor/ analogy in the “$175 Burger,” considering the portion (nearly half) of the world's population that lives on the equivalent of $2 a day. Those $4 "cheap" burgers are 2 days' "wages."

Now... imagine a bunch of stock brokers, bankers and derivative fund floozies having a food fight with the $175 burgers... and there's the world view of the… Continue

Added by waldopaper on May 24, 2008 at 9:22am — 3 Comments

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