For The Hardworking Folk Of Davos, The Swiss Franc Is The Real Star
Despite making everything in Switzerland about 15% more expensive, the Swiss National Bank's decision to lift its cap on the value of the country's currency has given many at the World Economic Forum a reason to smile. And to speculate.
Greek Protesters Set Starbucks, Athens Aflame
A group of black-hooded youths hurled Molotov cocktails at various shops Sunday night, hours before Greece Parliament looks to pass a 130 billion euro bailout. The bill would ostensibly save the government from bankruptcy but would also result in 3.3 billion euros being cut from people's wages and pensions.