Canadian Mark Carney to lead Bank of England

Mark Carney speaks during a press conference in Mexico City in the framework of th G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting on Nov. 5, 2012.

This final note today, for the central bank aficionados among you.

The new head of the Bank of England is...a Canadian. Mark Carney -- who until today was the governor of the Bank of Canada -- has gotten the Queen's blessing to run the Bank of England.

Not for nothin', but the Canadian dollar fell today against the greenback.

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