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America’s Two For One Special

by | 1st, December 2006

IT is cheaper than it has been since 1981 to invest in the United States.

Islamic imperialists should note that rather than invade the Great Satan, the time is ripe to purchase large chunks of it. Property is cheapest in mineral-poor areas of Alaska.

The dollar is worth just 50pence. For one British pound you can buy two dollars. We are mighty once more.

The Telegraph says “Yields on 10-year US Treasury bonds slid to 4.47pc yesterday, a sign that investors are battening down the hatches for possible recession next year.”

Yield? Bonds? Recession? Who cares for any of that? There are two dollars to the pound and that means shopping in New York.

So off to the Big Apple we go. But we’d best hurry the seats aboard aircraft are being booked up by bargain-hungry Britishers.

“The $2 pound sends shoppers flying for New York bargains,” announces the Times.

Stores in New York talk of a surge in British customers. Airlines say passenger numbers are 20 per cent up. The British are coming. And they are carrying credit cards and loadsa cash.

The only problem British shoppers need to surmount other than where to buy their goods is how to get a cheap flight. We suggest arriving at the airport and talking loudly in a

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