Monday, September 16, 2013

Flood Stories

In the age of flood stories, information coming in from the flooding and devastation in Colorado is staggering, almost reminiscent of Hurricane Katrina 8 years ago. Floods bring mudslides, huge sinkholes anymore. We follow this story as the rain slows to scattered showers before it all stops. A storm of this magnitude happens once every 1,000 years and is considered a storm of epic proportions.

Big storms hit Mexico on opposite coasts; 21 dead   Yahoo - September 16, 2013
The remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel continued to deluge Mexico's southwestern Pacific shoulder with dangerous rains while Hurricane Ingrid weakened to a tropical storm after making a Monday landfall on the country's opposite coast in an unusual double onslaught that federal authorities said had caused at least 21 deaths.

  Mexico hit by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel   BBC - September 16, 2013
At least 23 people have been killed in Mexico, which is being battered by two powerful storms simultaneously, one on its east and another on its west coast.

Wall Street in Virgo

September 11, 2001

Seven years later ...

September 16, 2008

Lehman Brothers collapses

  Lehman Brothers collapses Google Videos

On September 15, 2008, the firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following the massive exodus of most of its employees and clients, drastic losses in its stock, and devaluation of its assets by credit rating agencies. The filing marked the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Four years later ...

September 17, 2011

Occupy Wall Street began n NYC


US stocks seen sharply higher on Summers withdrawal   CNBC - September 16, 2013
U.S. stock index futures signaled a sharply higher open on Monday, as global stocks and bonds reacted positively to the news that Larry Summers had pulled out of the race to be the next head of the Federal Reserve.

Ethiopian Welo Opals - New gem found looks like the ocean in rock.

More photos can be found here and here.