Hello, it’s MONDAY. What do you need most? Here’s today’s must-know events in the economy and elsewhere.
- Women’s Olympic trials. Just as Saudi Arabia finally gets two female athletes into the Olympics, their judo competitor may lose her spot—because of her hijab (head scarf)? Saudi officials to kick box Olympic committee later this week.
- Big banker’s change of heart. In the late 1990s, Sanford Weill helped to kill the Glass-Steagall act, enabling retail banks to become investment banks. Now he takes it alllllll back. While he’s at it, can we have back all the billions that bankers lost?