Fribble "Stock Market Wizard"

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By Raggmopp
October 23, 2000

To the tune "Pinball Wizard," by The Who

Ever since I was a young boy
I've invested in the DOW
In up times and in down times
I've made good dough somehow
But I ain't seen nothing like this
Stuff we're seeing now
Them good ol' Industrials
Sure took a nasty fall.

I stand like a statue watching my TV
There's Kernen and "The Sweetie"
Bringing news to me
I hang on all their info
It means the world to me
But them good ol' Industrials
Sure took a nasty fall

I'm a big cap maven
This has to be a joke
A drop like this could
Make even Warren choke

Does this look like the bottom?
(I don't know)
What will tomorrow bring?

My senses are overloading
My head buzzes, I hear bells
I see them quotes a flashing
My nest egg's going to hell
My stomach's doing flip-flops
Like it's been dropped down a well
Them good ol' Industrials
Sure took a nasty fall.

I thought I was
A savvy kinda dude
But a 400-point drop
Certainly was rude

The market ate my lunch bad
There's gotta be a rest
I think we're nearing bottom
I think this was a test
The shellacking that I'm taking
Makes me want to bawl
Them good ol' Industrials
Sure took a nasty fall.