Thingish Things

Bring in Sgt. Rickles

Less than two weeks ago these pages noted that just 40% of bettors on the Dublin  “In Trade Exchange” believed that a U.S. Debt Ceiling deal would be struck by midnight on July 31st. That number is down to 22% today. Where’s Don Rickles when you need him (video below.)  

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Bettors Sour on Debt Ceiling Deal

More than half of bettors on the Dublin-based InTrade Predictions Market are waging that a deal to raise the U.S. Federal Debt Limit will not be penned by July 31st.  Just 40% of bettors are bullish that a deal will get done by then (that percentage dropped eight points in the three or four minutes […]

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