Thursday, September 25, 2008

As China plans its first space walk, they seem to have approved short selling too..

May you live in interesting times..

Space news: The three taikonauts — the Chinese term for astronauts — plan to run tests in space and launch a small satellite monitoring station. They are carrying traditional Chinese medicine on board, in case of sickness, and their diet includes shredded pork sautĂ©ed with garlic and grilled beef with spicy sauce.

While on earth: China's action contrasts with regulators in the U.S., Europe and Australia that have banned short selling in the past week to shore up financial shares battered by the global credit squeeze.

Meanwhile here, we seem to be finally having a debate on the bailout - or so it seems...

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