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  • “Big Bertha, as circus folk call Ringling, is under siege as never before. Kenneth Feld, the company’s 60-year-old producer, dismissed any idea that Ringling is no longer the Greatest Show on Earth.�?

    The New York Times, Circus Flies O’er Troubles With Greatest of Ease, by Glenn Collins, March 23, 2009

    March 25, 2009

  • Also in same article, arbitrageur:

    "But like a currency arbitrageur, Mr. Feld lamented that international profits have 'grown more slowly because — with the euro down 27 percent — we took a hit.'"

    March 25, 2009