The Washington Times - January 13, 2009, 06:49AM

A new British study shows that men whose ring finger is longer than their index money typically are more successful in financial trading than men with shorter ring fingers, the AP is reporting.

Finally, the reason for the financial downturn is revealed — too many short-fingered traders.  I thought it was something like that.

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You know, they should tell you this BEFORE you enroll in financial trading school.

This news is only going to encourage guys to compare the length of their ring fingers to those of other guys.  After a while, short-fingered men will try to finds ways to lengthen their fingers.  A cottage industry will crop up, offering exercises, apparatus, herbal remedies and motivational tapes aimed increasing a man’s length to improve his performance. And haven’t we seen this show before?