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Things worth reading: 29th September 2009

Things worth reading …

Today's must read:
Ten Odd Economic Indicators: Hot Waitresses, Men's Underwear, Blacked-Out Football Games, and More (Time Magazine)

Companies

The Phone is the Wallet: A Look at mFoundry 
(Payments Views)
Citigroup, Microsoft Said to Take on Intuit, Mint.com  
(Bloomberg)
Barclays ready to pounce as Standard Life walks away from banking (Times)
Business big shot: Simon Brickles, chief executive, Plus Markets (Times)

Economies

US dollar set to be eclipsed, World Bank president predicts 
(Guardian)
FDIC considers calling for bank advances 
(Financial Times)
Bank worried about confusion on policy 
(Independent)
Germany’s fiscal follies (Welt)

General

Brown tries to win votes with banking greed laws 
(Times)
Iceland's former prime minister and central banker, turns editor 
(Telegraph)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Finance (Wilmott)

Quote of the Day
"Dalton Chiscolm Lawsuit: Man Sues Bank Of America For '1,784 BILLION, TRILLION Dollars'" (Huffington Post)


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