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D Sisgandhi

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Age : 53
Lokasi : Bogor
Job/hobbies : Travelling, reading
Registration date : 2008-10-05

PostSubject: MONKEY   MONKEY EmptyTue Oct 14, 2008 8:37 pm

Once upon a time in a place overrun with monkeys, a man appeared and
announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for 10 each.

The villagers, knowing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the
forest, and started catching them. The man bought thousands at 10 and as
supply started to diminish, they became harder to catch, so the villagers
stopped their effort.

The man then announced that he would now pay 20 for each one. This renewed
the efforts of the villagers and they started catching monkeys again. But
soon the supply diminished even further and they were ever harder to catch,
so people started going back to their farms and forgot about monkey
catching. The man increased his price to 25 each and the supply of monkeys
became so scarce that it was an effort to even see a monkey, much less catch

The man now announced that he would buy monkeys for 50! However, since he
had to go to the city on some business, his assistant would now buy on his

While the man was away the assistant told the villagers. 'Look at all these
monkeys in the big cage that the man has bought. I will sell them to you at
35 each and when the man returns from the city, you can sell them to him
for 50 each.'

The villagers rounded up all their savings and bought all the monkeys. They
never saw the man nor his assistant again and once more there were monkeys

Perhaps now you have a better understanding of how the stock market works!
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