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Oh, Wachovia...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Visirale, Sep 29, 2008.


  1. Visirale

    Visirale

    Mar 23, 2003
    Orlando
    I guess it was karma for going by all the WaMu's last week and yelling "YOUR BANK FAILED" to the people in line.

    Wachovia got bought out by CitiGroup. Awesome.

    The stocks are plummeting. Awesome.

    How much worse can this get before it gets better?

    I was talking to one of my econ professors and he said that the US will never be the economic front runner ever again. If we start making a lot of positive changes, we'll be a strong participant in the 21st century economy, and definitely one of the front-runners, but our days of being the powerhouse are over...
     
  2. Steve

    Steve

    Aug 10, 2001
    Couldn't happen to a nicer bank.

    They don't call it Walk-over-ya for nuthin'

    As far as the rest, it's too political.
     
  3. Visirale

    Visirale

    Mar 23, 2003
    Orlando
    It shouldn't be ;). Whatever happened to Laissez-faire?

    Oh, in a perfect world...
     
  4. plexibass

    plexibass

    Jun 30, 2005
    this is probably a stupid question, but does this mean that i can pay my citicard bill at wachovia every month, and if so if i walk in hand them a payment, how long before it credits. right now i just do the internet "click to pay" deal.
     
  5. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    Fully agreed... but I WANT IT NOW! Now now now!

    /sarcasm
     
  6. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Alright Mr. Wentworth.

    :D

    -Mike
     
  7. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA

    I think there's a lot of truth in this statement as more and more players enter the world economy.
     
  8. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I loved First Union... I got fed up with Wachovia quickly after they bought up my bank and moved my accounts.
     
  9. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Carl Jung, a brilliant pioneering psychologist, said he always strove to be second-best, because when you're first everyone is gunning for you...

    Still, I'd rather be wondering how I'm going to afford my vacation (and maybe downsizing it or even skipping it this year) than wondering how I'm gonna be able to afford to feed my family this week.
     
  10. bmc

    bmc

    Nov 15, 2003
    Switzerland

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