Lately, whenever the market has a bad day,
the reflex among financial-news editors is to compare our current situation with
1987 and wonder if a "Black Monday"-style crash is on the horizon.
But some observers draw a darker metaphor, noting that much of what we are
seeing now also took place in 1929. As we know, that meltdown -- unlike the 1987 crash --
was not followed by a happy ending, but rather by a decade of poverty, shantytowns and sporadic famine.
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