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How The Rich Are Coping

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Palm Springs? Palm Beach? Tempe? Where will you go for your winter getaway? If anyone is headed to Florida, the cheaper rooms are still available ($590 a night) at The Breakers. But it doesn't sound like anyone is having much fun. Via the New Yorker: "At The Breakers, in Palm Beach, the ten-thousand-dollar-a-week cabanas were all booked, but a guest there said the atmosphere was grim. “It’s like everybody’s in mourning,” he said, referring both to Bernie Madoff’s victims and to the people whose stock portfolios had merely taken a dive. “It’s like a member of the family has died, and its name is Money.” [New Yorker]