Thursday, November 03, 2011

Bank Transfer Day
Anti-bank protesters are urging all Americans to take their money out of their banks tomorrow and deposit them in a credit union instead. This is either going to hurt the banks or help them make trillions in ATM fees.

Obama Admonishes Europeans
At the G20 Summit, President Obama is telling European leaders to get their financial house in order. Then he asked them for $15 trillion to pay our debts.

Kodak Trouble
Kodak is facing bankruptcy soon unless it can make a deal with its creditors. But investors are hopeful, because you'd think that if anyone would have compromising pictures of bankers, it'd be Kodak.

Corzine Got a Pass
Reports show that Jon Corzine used his political experience to convince regulators to ease off their concerns about MF Global... because everyone knows that the people who manage money most responsibly in America are politicians.

NBA Union Mutiny
With no end in sight to the NBA lockout, 50 top basketball players are considering leaving the union... they just need a few weeks to get all their unions tattoos erased.

November 4th

1922: British archaeologist Howard Carter find the entrance to Pharaoh Tutankhamun's tomb... they immediately set up a King Tut gift shop.

1960: At the Kasakela Chimpanzee Community in Tanzania, Dr. Jane Goodall observes chimpanzees creating tools... and thus is forced to report them for union violations.

1973: The Netherlands holds its first-ever "Car Free Day." Luckily, it's held at the same time as the first-ever "Everybody Smoke Pot Day"


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