(Moscow, Russia via University of Siegen)
Vladimir Putin will step down as Russian President after two consecutive terms, just as the Constitution demands!
Only to return as Prime Minister! Any bets on him, not winning the elections? And he is in good company, too.
Banks have suffered brutal hits by the credit crisis. UBS (heads are rolling here), CS (no losses yet, but jobs cuts), Citigroup ( 60% income reduction) all report a serious impact of the financial markets crisis on their 3rd quarter income. How is the Dow Jones handling this news? Still partying on a volcano, the index touched 14’000 points again today, for the first time since July.
Jenna Bush is starting to promote her book Ana’s Story, about a young HIV-positive single mother from Panama, whom she met, when
“Ms Bush volunteered to go to Panama with a friend, Mia Baxter, who is a photographer for Glamour magazine, and began documenting the lives of young people who did not have access to basic education, social services or health care”
She had to go to Panama to find that ?
So you all have a good day and take care!