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December 19, 2005

A futures market in avian flu?

The New York Times reports on Intrade, a kind of futures market where people are Betting on Bird Flu.

Given its track record, the latest contract is enough to give pause: according to the current betting line, there is a 65 percent chance that someone in the United States will contract bird flu by March.

Posted by dymaxion at December 19, 2005 01:00 PM

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