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The Gift of Money

The Gift of Money

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October is usually a bad month for Wall Street... So why is November so skittish all of a sudden? In the course of four days, the Dow dropped more than 600 points. And these stories are getting a little old: sub-prime mortgages, lousy retail numbers, a tanking housing market. Top it off with high gas prices and the pending holidays and nobody's quite sure what to expect. This time of year, a lot of us have money on our minds, so we've called our friends at the Motley Fool. We'll have to put a hold on Neal's fantasy portfolio, until next time, but let us know what questions you have about the markets, investing trends, and what's hot or not on Wall Street.