Barack Obama finally stopped stroking his bipartisanship wand and pointed out that there's like this MASSIVE RECESSION outside waiting to kill you unless you pass my stimulus bill, thanks. Republicans meanwhile continue to argue that the bill has too much stimulus in it.
Efforts by the Fed to keep mortgage rates down have been ineffective, which bodes ill for the coming tsunami of debt issuance by the Treasury. And it probably bodes other things as well. Like your mom.
UBS is trying to poach brokers from US rivals by offering them lots and lots of money. So conventional.
Some asshole set southeastern Australia on fire.
And Steven Spielberg's whatever is doing a thing with Disney, like I fucking care. See. None of this was funny.