Thursday, October 09, 2014

If George Clooney's wedding taught me one thing, it's that there is no elegant way to get out of a Venetian water taxi.

News from around the globe:
  • Hong Kong face tough talks with protestors (Bloomberg)
  • France's socialists back-track as spending cut (Bloomberg)
  • "The Perfect Kondratieff Winter Storm Ahead" (Zero Hedge)
  • Where is Kim Jong Un? (Bloomberg)
  • IMF: Global flare-up could wipe 3.8 trillion off economy (The Telegraph)
  • Commodities:
    • OPEC unlikely to meet until November, crude goes into freefall (The Telegraph)
    • Alcoa sees smaller aluminum market deficit on China smelter restarts (South China Morning Post)
    • Crude trades at 17 month low as stockpile exceeds forecast (Bloomberg)
    • Sugar shortage seen looming amid drought in Brazil (Bloomberg)
  • Finally! Ruckpack military tested energy drink (Hi Consumption)
  •  It's baaaaccckkkkk. The 430 horsepower Porsche GTS (Gear Patrol)