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A Day in the Market


2:36 p.m. | dow -486.65.
Robert Bogdonoff,
IT manager
I have a 401(k) that hasn't gone down, but my wife lost it all.
2:44 p.m. | dow -428.51
Don Rueckert,
Actuary, insurance and risk consulting
My business picks up in times of uncertainty, and obviously risk is extremely high right now.
3:08 p.m. | dow -384.54
Lavinia Dowdell,
I'm an actress, and I'm worried about funding for the arts.
3:28 p.m. | dow -452.56
Robert Davis,
IT manager
Oh God, my 401(k)! Instead of getting Starbucks five days a week, I'm only getting one or two.
3:44 p.m. | dow -520.98
Petra Masson,
Starbucks employee
Every day I come home and look at the Dow, and I didn't used to be that kind of person.
3:48 p.m. | dow -581.75
Noelle Reno,
I just started a new label in this economy, which isn't great, but I'm working with a lot of people from China and Russia, so it's not so bad.
3:52 p.m. | dow -607.95
Rowan Mark,
International Consultant
I'm not partying as much-no more bottles at clubs.
4:00 p.m. | dow -724
Shoeb Kabir,
cafe Manager
My business has been down 10 percent, and it disturbs me that the CEOs are leaving with $200 million.
4:00 p.m. | dow -724
Julie Delaurier,
It's weird that the subways are still running and everyone's going to work and school, and it's like, when are the bombs going to start falling?.

Photographs by Spencer Heyfron
Photos taken Wednesday, October 15, 2008


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