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Things worth reading: 8th March 2009

Things we're reading today include:

and nothing to do with banking, but a fascinating story about the new Secretary of
State Hillary Clinton's tour of Europe.  Upon meeting the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Ms. Clinton gave him this present:


It's meant to be a red button that reset's the relationship between America and Russia.  Unfortunately, Sergei pointed out that Peregruzka actually means 'overcharge', not 'reset' as Ms. Clinton's office had surmised.

Lucky it didn't mean 'launch' is all I can say!

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner

Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here…

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