This column was originally published on RealMoney on Oct. 12 at 8:05 a.m. EDT. It's being republished as a bonus for TheStreet.com readers.I mentioned to my daughter the other day that she was really giving me a "core dump" of information. She looked puzzled, and I then realized that's a computer expression that went out of style (and use!) about the time COBOL vanished. Anyway, that's just my way of segueing into my own little core dump this morning.
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