The Markets Are Very Upset This Afternoon


Concerns about financial regulation, Europe, and the domestic economy have roiled the markets like the international buffet at Wendy’s roils our innards. The Dow fell 370 points, most major news organizations are running traders-gripping-their-heads photos, Nouriel Roubini “sees things getting worse,” and a midtown hedge-fund manager just canceled drinks with Intel Jessica, with the excuse that the “TERRIBLE day in the market” was driving him to golf. “Going to take frustration out on course,” he explained. When will the suffering end?