Those who are civilised are cultured by nature.
Alas we are dumbing down so fast, the Royal Opera House is runing a show about a young lady who married an old man for his money. Anne Nicole Smith (marie claire) the Opera is soon to disgrace the stage I so love.
We also hear AOL is buying the editor of the Huffington Post for USD300m. (new york times)
My quants tell me there is a correlation between the dumbing down of Opera and mindless M&A activity. What this means I don't know. Yet.
S&P defies all odds and just keeps on going (bloomberg)
Copper is the new gold (telegraph)
The Queen is seen shopping at Primark.