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Bush to Speak Shortly: Watch Market Response

President Bush is scheduled to address the press in a few moments (at 10:55 a.m.) with Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi.

Presumably, Bush will make some remarks on the economy and the bailout package being readied.

As a bit of spectator sport, take a look at what the markets do as Bush speaks. They're currently in a strong rally -- as of about 10:45 a.m., the Dow was trading up 460 points.

-- Frank Ahrens

By Frank Ahrens  |  October 13, 2008; 10:47 AM ET
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Comments

its all smoking mirrors people. only the rich are buying into this stock market up and down.

reg americans need to get all money out asap, this happen in 1929 just weeks before all the trouble.

market went hatwire and everyone lost everything.

be smart americans take your money and run

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Posted by: david | October 13, 1908 11:35 AM | Report abuse

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