3 cheers for the men and women that fought in the War of Independence, the Civil War and World War I & II. Lately Ive been watching the America series on the History channel and learned a little about our great history. For instance, in WWII at the Normandy Campaign over 125,000 soldiers died. The battle was a success officially, but that sounds like a lot of American lives lost. The bombs dropped on the Japanese killed almost the same amount.
During the depression of the 1930's caused by the brilliant and self-preserving financial district, we built the Hoover Dam and the Golden Gate Bridge to name a few. Those are some great achievement! Now, in 2010, during the "Great Recession" we've built the....hmmm, I can't seem to think of anything. We gave a lot of money to....still drawing a blank.
Can the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission CTFC help in any way? The SEC? Maybe for the future? Let's hope so. If nothing good comes out of this then there's no cake at all!