Morning News Roundup: Pigs O’er Manhattan Edition

  • By threatening to withhold loans, NYC Banks to work with housing advocacy groups to pressure landlords to make building repairs. Related: flying pigs covered with hell-snow wreck havoc upon downtown Manhattan.
  • AT&T suing 2 suburbs blocking upgrade from copper to fiber optic. We side with Ma Bell. Get out of the way of progress, people!
  • Wal-Mart wants to get into banking, Its foes don’t want it to. Next up: Wal-Mart orders a sandwich, protests ensue.
  • Platinum found in women’s bodies with breast implants, study shows. A surprise, as we thought the platinum was usually found on their hair.
  • HOWTO: understand the new FICO credit scoring system. It’s just like grammar school.