Photo of the Day
"Börse" is German for "bourse," which is private-school speak for stock exchange. The DAX, Germany's benchmark stock market index, hit a new record Thursday at 13,003.14, leading to speculation this rally may be petering out. So far, investors disagree. Source:
Quote of the Day
Wolgang Schäuble, who has been finance minister for nearly eight years, is attending his last annual meeting of the World Bank and IMF in Washington D.C. Mr. Schäuble is cleaning out his office to make way for whoever the next government appoints as his replacement.
Person of the Day
Heinz-Christian Strache is head of Austria's right-wing FPÖ Freedom Party. He's expected to become vice-chancellor following Sunday's election, despite indications he was active in Austria's neo-Nazi scene. Pollsters predict his party will govern the alpine nation in coalition with the less extreme People's Party (ÖVP). Source:
Chart of the Day
Tofu sausage and seitan cold cuts. Meat substitutes are a tiny-but-growing market, even in a country that loves its pork.