The fresh breakout of MERS has raised serious concerns that the disease could become a national epidemic, threatening the more than two million visitors expected next month for the annual hajj pilgrimage.
Critics say Saudi health measures to tackle MERS are slow and inadequate.
Re-posting from yesterday: The Nuking of Tianjin China ~ link ~ link ~ If you have not already read these two articles, you should! Stirling
What you’re having now is a lot of small speculators have lost their money. And that’s put the squeeze on the non-bank speculators. But that’s something almost unique in China. Most Americans and most European families don’t borrow to go into the market. Most of the market is indeed funded by debt, but it’s funded by bank lending and huge, huge leverage borrowings for all of this.
Second Market Crash May Be Imminent ~ link ~