Iceland has lost its three McDonald restaurants because of the currency collapse of the krona.
Congressman Eric Massa has introduced a bill, Judgment Evading Foreign States Accountability Act of 2009, H. R. 2493, 111th Cong., 1st Sess. (2009), that attempts to force sovereign debtors to comply with judicial decision.
Gulf and oil producing countries have denied plans to move trading of oil away from the US dollar to a basket of currencies.
The Globe and Mail is reporting that Ben Bernanke has acknowledged that the Greenback will decline in value.