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February 24th, 2009
06:53 PM ET

Beat 360° 2/24/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°?

Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too.

Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite!

Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

A costumed trader checks his monitor during a trading session on the trading floor of Frankfurt stock exchange on February 24, 2009.

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions!

Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

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soundoff (305 Responses)
  1. Pamina

    Hmmm, I feel like somebody's watching me, or am I watching them?

    February 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm |
  2. Kalon (as in Sarah PALIN, with a 'K') Haggith, Toronto

    The type of 'community service' all inmates dread.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  3. Joan From Georgia

    A new spin on depression economics

    February 24, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  4. Kalon (as in Sarah PALIN, with a 'K') Haggith, Toronto

    This proves that traders remain 'chained' to their desks, no matter what.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  5. Nick - Providence, RI

    With stock prices this low, they're practically a steal.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  6. Bev Stansfield Lindenhurst, IL

    Costume schmoshtume this is vintage clothing man.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  7. Kalon (as in Sarah PALIN, with a 'K') Haggith, Toronto

    Gives a whole new meaning to being 'chained' to one's desk!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:42 pm |
  8. Michelle, Golden, CO

    This appears to be a foreshadowing like no other...we wish!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  9. Sean in Dallas

    In order to quickly calculate their net worth, German stock brokers come to work dressed as UPC symbols.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  10. Dan - Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

    "One more trading day like yesterday, and I'm breaking into prsion."

    February 24, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  11. Hank Miller

    I think I would have better chance turning license plates into gold.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  12. Joe G. (From Illinois)

    Hah.. Ha! People don’t know what I do for a living..

    February 24, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  13. Charles in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    "Whew! Sure am glad I passed on wearing that Disney costume!"

    February 24, 2009 at 7:40 pm |
  14. russell in nevada

    Those other guys sure do look silly in those costumes

    February 24, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  15. Dan - Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

    Instead of finding a tie to match his outfit, finally a trader who found an outfit to match his conduct.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  16. Anthonia-California

    "Who would of thought that Joe the prisoner would steal taxpayers money in jail?"

    February 24, 2009 at 7:36 pm |
  17. Megan - Cohutta, GA

    Oh today was supposed to be like Halloween? I guess I did not get that memo.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:35 pm |
  18. Dennis NY

    All my other shirts were at the cleaners.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  19. Charles in Harbor Springs, Michigan

    "Dude, that is the last time I go to a Michael Phelps party!"

    February 24, 2009 at 7:31 pm |
  20. Peter, Landenberg, PA

    President Obama announces dress codes for firms taking bailout money during Tuesday night speech.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:30 pm |
  21. Anne, Effingham, Illinois

    And here we have the new 2009 Haute Couture for the Wall Street Banking Elite!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  22. Kimberly Laux Sherman Oaks, CA

    Finally, an honest broker.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  23. Jennifer, New Rochelle, NY

    Finally, the Wall Street guys adopt a more appropriate dress code.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  24. Peter, Landenberg, PA

    Dress Up Tuesdays are always popular on the trading floor.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  25. Ed - Chesterton, Indiana

    These modern prisons sure have gotten pretty fancy

    February 24, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  26. Peter, Landenberg, PA

    Being a convict would be a step up in prestige from my current Wall Street job.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  27. Arlo Cansino, Belize

    they told us to come dressed as a notable person, i came as Bernie Madoff everyone knows him know

    February 24, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  28. Kevin in Portland, Oregon

    Bernie Madoff samples a new clothing line for his future residence.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  29. Janine from PA.

    Whoa! Brussel Sprout futures are taking a dive! Curse you Anderson Cooper!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  30. DJ Heinlein (San Diego, CA)

    I used to hate being chained down to my job; but what could I say now? I'm just glad I have a job!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm |
  31. Janine from PA.

    This is in dedication of my favorite movie "Oh Brother Where Art Thou".

    February 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  32. Susan, Novato CA

    We knew all along it was the inmates running the asylum.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  33. Emily from Topeka, KS

    Financiers finally turn to the experts in order to get their goals accomplished.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  34. cy stephen- new brunswick-canada

    "the helicopter should be arriving right on time,guards,time to look the other way"

    February 24, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  35. Jim Murphy; Joliet, IL

    A student takes a well-deserved break to surf the net at the Illinois Governors In Training Academy.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  36. Julie Chang

    No more ups and downs please !! ... I'll settle for a leveled stock market trend

    February 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  37. eddy, toronto, canada

    "Dear valued client: In the unlikely event of an international monetary collapse, you may experience delays accessing you account."

    February 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  38. Melanie, Surrey Canada

    Shocking News: White collar Criminals Allowed Use Of The Net

    February 24, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
  39. JC- Los Angeles

    It's wonderful to see that the American way of doing business in alive and well around the globe.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  40. Keaton, Birmingham AL

    This simulated mock-up shows what Blagojevich's facial features would probably look like with a hair cut and prison cap.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  41. David (Mableton, GA)

    Do these stripes make me look fraudulent?

    February 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  42. Linda, Prescott, AZ

    The government has finally admitted that the market meltdown was caused by a glitch in the prison work release program

    February 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  43. Anya

    ...No... I wasn't that guy hanging from the helecopter in Greece...??

    February 24, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  44. Cindy Panackia

    Are we having fun yet ? asks a Carnival Trader

    Cindy
    Riverview, Mi

    February 24, 2009 at 7:18 pm |
  45. Brian K NY

    As part of a reorganization effort Wall Street mandates its first official dress code....

    February 24, 2009 at 7:16 pm |
  46. Jeff, Boston, MA

    Hey, did you hear the one about the inmate and the pirate who were trading stocks on the exchange floor?
    It was dress up like Bernie Madoff day at work.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  47. Richard Hulser

    So what if I have to wear this outfit as a prisoner, I still get to keep my high salary and bonus money as I manage the world's money as part of the latest bailout! Har Har!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  48. Emily from Topeka, KS

    The real crime here is that the investor is wearing horizontal stripes!

    February 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  49. Jacqueline, NY

    Yes, I'm a crook and I'm proud of it.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  50. Phil, Philadelphia, PA

    Pilot program for the Wall Street work release program – a step up in integrity.

    February 24, 2009 at 7:14 pm |
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