Headline of the year from Reuters: Hope diminishes as corpses surface. "Sinks" would have been a better verb for the first clause, or "subsides." The story is dominating Blogdex and all the others today. CEO where I work is doubling the matching contribution of my employer for donations to the relief effort. Nice move.
I've got a breakfast meeting with a reporter and the VP of corporate communications of a big old multinational bank. Then I have to get stuff done, seriously. I want to do a chart of trading volumes, year on year. Where's the data? Got a seminar to go to. Filling out my calendar for 2005. Phrase that keeps going round and round in my head: "hidden leverage."