Reports of the capture of Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi were apparently premature, since the son of beleaguered Libyan dictator Muamar Ghedafi appeared with an armed entourage at a hotel in Tripoli, where he was taped and photographed.
The Libyan dinar is expected to be withdrawn from circulation at any moment, and Arab businessmen are flocking to Cairo with suitcases of Libyan currency notes, which they hope to sell to their Libyan counterparts before it is too late.
In other news, after bouncing back and forth today, the stock market settled down at the close of trading slightly above its starting value, ending a major slide. American bank stocks were down, however, apparently in reaction to the continuing debt crisis in the Eurozone and the ECB.
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