Thursday, December 1, 2011

Short Takes

Euro-banking — The Federal Reserve and several other large central banks took action to stabilize the euro crisis. The stock markets loved it.

Burma — Secretary of State Clinton is making nice with the isolated country also known as Myanmar.

Britain is expelling all Iranian diplomats in retaliation for the attack on their embassy in Tehran.

Some Republicans on Capitol Hill are hinting that they might be open to tax increases.

A new program for underwater mortgage holders gets underway today.

Miami will pay more fees for the new Marlins stadium.