Reuters and other agencies reporting that the ‘Occupy Wall St’ movement, centered in NY over the last few weeks, has now spread to more than a dozen cities across the US – from coast to coast and in between too. Protesters are expressing their dissatisfaction and frustration with the toxic shenanigans of the ‘big (?) swinging dicks’ on Wall St – behaviours past and present a source of outrage….

Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher surprised a business group in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday when he said: “I am somewhat sympathetic — that will shock you.”

The interpretOr will look more deeply into these developments and keep you posted.

ps. Praise where praise is due re Wayne Swan’s performance as Treasurer here in Oz and his recent global recognition.