From Dublin to Paris to Budapest to inside those brown UPS trucks delivering holiday packages, it has been a tough few weeks for savers and retirees.
The Great Debate UK
from Felix Salmon:
The WSJ has a great little story proving once and for all that just because something is secret doesn't mean it's interesting. Apparently, for a year or so, a "secret task force" met at ungodly hours on the sidelines of various euro-events in cities like Brussels and Luxembourg. Its members were hand-picked, its task momentous: to come up with a plan should a eurozone country enter a crisis and threaten the currency union.