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Devil's in the Details: Stock Market Tumble Began When Dow Fell 666 Points
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell another 400 points by Friday afternoon trading in New York, heading for its worst week in nine years, as CNBC notes.
The Dow recovered some those losses, while the S&P 500 dropped 1 percent to its lowest level since October and the Nasdaq composite also fell 1.3 percent. The bottom line is that the market has officially entered a correction.
But CNBC points out one interesting, frightening tidbit about the market’s slide: The volatility in equities began last Friday “when the Dow fell 666 points after a better-than-expected jobs report ignited inflation fears.”
(Cue Beethoven’s 5th)
We hate to sound the warning bells of Armageddon, but we can’t escape the ominous signs here. We all know that 666 is the Number of the Beast, invoking the antichrist, Satan and an apocalyptic hellscape.
This is true for Christians, via the New Testament, and people who are decidedly anti-Christian. These are the FACTS.
So what does this all mean? Clearly it means we’re heading for one of the worst market crashes in Wall Street’s history.
So load up on bottled water, cans of tuna, flashlights and batteries and – for good measure- a couple of bottles of good whiskey. The end is nigh good people of earth, and we are praying for all of us.
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