Tuesday, June 24, 2014

I'm sorry, I can't get out of bed today. My sheets have accepted me as one of their own and if I leave I lose their trust forever.

Important news items trending right now:
  • Ebola is back (The Guardian)
  • Alert: Platinum Union ends strike in South Africa (The Globe and Mail)
  • Spread of global disorder due to Iraq roiling oil markets (The Globe and Mail)
    • Oil price seen rising faster than reflected in market on Iraq (Bloomberg)
  • "Rout" of Dubai stocks continues (Bloomberg)
  • Gold rally won't last (Bloomberg)
  • China stockpiling oil (Bloomberg)
  • China demand slowing as copper breaks win streak (Bloomberg)
  • Chinese Yuan still a "sedate" currency (The Economist)
  • "Putin asks Parliament to revoke right of military intervention in Ukraine" (Reuters)
  • "Forced to work long hours" sewn into dress sold at Primark (The Independent)