As a few million 83 Americans stay home to watch the all important 3rd game of the opening round of the World Cup, I expect Wall Street trading volume to be a trickle this morning. Are you ready for Monday night football Wednesday morning futbol?
If you have no idea what I am talking about that is ok. Just know there are 3 scenarios:
- One, the U.S wins and qualifies for the next round
- Two, the U.S. draws with Algeria and England also loses, or draws with Slovenia in a low scoring event (1-1 or 2-2). U.S. then qualifies
- Third, the U.S. loses and comes home in shame.
But remember, whatever the outcome... at least we are not the French. Always a silver lining. Even more of a shame considering France cheated just to qualify. :P [Nov 23, 2009: The Most Controversial Issue in the World this Week]