Human to Human Bird Flu transmission?

Birinyi Associates points to a Bloomberg
story
at 1:43pm implying Human to Human Bird Flu transmission in indonesia as
the source of the selloff.

The chart looks like that’s where the softness began; Kudos to Cumberland
Advisor’s David Kotok for flailing this issue recently when everyone had already
moved passed it . . .

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UPDATE March 24, 2006 9:14am

David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors goes into more details: How Bird Flu May Have Contributed to the Stock Market Sell Off

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Source:
Seven Indonesian Bird Flu Cases Linked to Patients
John Lauerman
May 23 (Bloomberg)
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=
aWESsJvt6CFE&refer=asia

Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update 14
WHO, 23 May 2006
http://www.who.int/csr/don/2006_05_23/en/index.html

How Bird Flu May Have Contributed to the Stock Market Sell Off
David Kotok
MARKET COMMENTARY, May 21, 2006 
http://www.cumber.com/commentary.aspx?file=052106.asp&n=l_mc

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