IMF warns Fed to hold fire on rate rise – FT.com

This is an important article in the FT, citing the IMF‘s warning that it would be premature to raise US interest rates this year.

via IMF warns Fed to hold fire on rate rise – FT.com.

I get the impression that many financial speculators have been a little to quick in predicting interest rate rises.

Thoughts?

Zen and the delicate art of demitasse coffee | The Japan Times

English: Laphroaig Single Malt Whiskey in its case

English: Laphroaig Single Malt Whiskey in its case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Coffee lovers must read this excellent article published in the Japan Times.

via Zen and the delicate art of demitasse coffee | The Japan Times.

Comparing coffee to the peaty, smoky taste of Islay malt whiskey is intriguing.

Thoughts?