If I had a load of money and less of a conscience, I'd scare people into selling low. Tell them the sky is falling and then buy the moon.
With stocks down and people selling off, people with money can now buy all of America on sale, if they act now, before the bail out bill is passed.
Dollar is up, oil is down . . . I wonder what things will look like after the holiday, and once the initial "Act NOW!" panic has settled so cooler heads really can prevail.