In these, the go-go days of August 1987, everyone is 'in the money' and damned happy about it. Except Mason Bricker. He's a thirtysomething stockbroker with a bad attitude, not willing or able to be a good yuppie and celebrate the good times. Stocks have been hitting new highs, so Mason, in an iconoclastic fit, announces his intention to short the Dow Jones Industrial Average, setting himself up to profit as the market falls from the precipice on which he says it perches. Read Risk, Return, and the Indigo Autumn to find out how it turns out for Mason.