Although there has been a media blackout of anything Fukushima, that doesn't mean everything is pink unicorns and lollipops for the
Anyone with even one quarter of a
Of course, the big news out today is that Osama Bin
For those who love interesting tid bits of strange information, confirmation about the death of Adolf Hitler also took place on the same calendar date as the confirmation of Osama Bin Laden's death - both on May 1st, sixty six years to the day. The comedy show must go on.
Two weeks ago, we reported that the EU experiment was a failure and that a Greek restructuring was imminent. With the big distraction about Osama Bin Laden's death taking all the attention away, few people noticed that the little default indicator called the Greek 10yr bond has exploded to 16.25% from last weeks record. Oh, and don't look now, but Portugal just hit 10% on their 10yr bond. Could it have anything to do with Finland sticking to their guns by saying there will be no more bailouts for EU members, ever? More smoke and another mirror (or two) needed. While we're at it, pay no attention to the dollar breaking 72 and silver going to the moon. Whoops!
As the bizarre gets even more so, the UK Daily Mail is reporting that Chinese iPad workers are not allowed to commit suicide. They must sign pledges stating so. The punishment for violating the contract is death.
Finally, for those of you who were planning on taking a ski trip to the French Alps (once the Dr. Deficit "wealth effect" makes you wealthy, that is) you better plan a trip to the South Pole instead. The Telegraph is reporting the Alps have recorded their worst snow cover ever as