The Onion's 2008 In Review: The Economy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen nearly 6,000 points since reaching its all-time high of more than 14,000 last year. What do you think?

"I'm sure that'd be even more terrifying if I knew what the points represented."

Curtis Langford • Systems Analyst


"C'mon, I've seen this happen a thousand times. The stock market crashes, and then twenty years and a world war later, everything's fine."

Cindy Greenlagh • Systems Analyst

"This sounds like a perfect time to hatch my poorly conceived, undercapitalized business venture, so that when it fails I can blame the economy."

Ryan Timms • Systems Analyst