Here's what we're following this morning:
The Swiss National Bank is in a pickle - Bruce Krasting | The single largest economic threat the globe faces today is the funding market in the European Union...and the SNB is only adding to that problem.
Angry homeowners cannot be expected to act rationally when confronted by burglars - The Telegraph | Boy, when a judge in the UK comes out and says this, you know we're turning a corner. "If you burgle a house in the country where the householder owns a legally-held shotgun, that is the chance you take." Splendid, no?
Fiscal cliff dims business mood - Financial Times | WHAT? New tax rates and the lack of a national budget make it difficult for businesses to plan and make investment decisions? Who could have EVER guessed?
Replace this greed - Truthdig | "You've never paid for an NFL ticket to watch somebody officiate a game." Thanks, Mr. NFL executive VP of football operations! Let's put this in perspective: some players earn almost $30 million a season. 16 games in a season = $1,875,000 per game. 65 average total plays per side, per game = $28,845 per play. Here's ...