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May 07, 2012

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Happy Monday.

Markets are in full freak-out mode all over the world as a result of the French presidential election. The Frenchies have elected their first socialist leader in seventeen years. His signature quote: "my real enemy is the world of finance."

City dwellers may be aware of the relatively new car service, Uber, currently taking up the slack from dirty, abusive, over-regulated cabbies that never seem to want to get you where you want to go. Of course cabdrivers hate it and those with assets riding on the prevailing taxi system are trying to regulate Uber out of existence.

The Avengers made box-office history this weekend with a total domestic haul of about $200 million. As someone said on twitter (Jonah Goldberg, I think, but don't really know), now that Joss Whedon is king of Hollywood, can he bring Firefly back?


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