Is Your Piggy Bank Safe?
With the US stock markets and fianancial system rocked by the bankruptcy filing of Lehman Brothers, and the reactive decline in the Asian stock markets, a lot of countries are taking note, or at least, they should. A lot of people have a lot invested in the US markets.
Trinidad and Tobago’s dollar (and economy) is pegged to the fortunes of the US currency and economy. They’re our biggest trading partner for goods and services (CARICOM is second). It’ll be interesting to see how the Ministry of Finance reacts to the sudden US financial meltdown in the budget for next year.
When I build my house …
…and just when you thought Ninjas couldn’t get any cooler…
(via Emily Postal)
There’s actually a “Ninjas for Obama” website, too. Securing the all important Ninja vote is serious business! 🙂
Speaking of Ninjas …
Peace and Rice,