I think that the modern Stock Market really is a bad idea from the beginning. It takes control of companies and puts them in the hands who have no concern for the company, the workers or the product, but only with making greater profits. And that has exacerbated the situation with seeking near-slave labor in other nations, wanton abuse of the environment and reduction of quality all in making money for people who have no real interest in the well-being of the company.
It enables the rich to get richer, the poor to get poorer and companies are forced to extract quality and rights and workmanship from their business to make more money for people who don't give a damn about anything but more money.
"So if you go to Washington, it's buildings clean and nice. Bring a pack of matches...and we'll burn the White House twice!"
"Nobody's talking about extermination. No one ever does. They just do it." - Magneto
"Don't solicit for your sister, that's not nice, unless you get a good percentage of her price."