DealBreaking: Two Short Weeks or One Long Weekend

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This week is really two short weeks or just one long weekend. The markets will be open today, half of tomorrow and not at all on Wednesday. So get whatever work you need to do done today.
Today, the federal courts will hear the prosecution's sneaky attempt to have the case against 16 former KPMG partners dismissed so that they can appeal the ruling and attempt to overturn the judges findings of constitutional violations. It is also the 10th anniversary of the crash of the Thai Baht. On Wednesday, Americans will honor the independence of our country by drinking fermented hops, grilling animal corpses and projecting explosives into the air. Long: oohs and ahs. On Thursday there will be some interest rate action from the heads of the European Central Bank and the Bank of England. We’ll save you the trouble of coming in to work that day and just say it now: interest rates are going up. Thursday also happens to be the 1 year anniversary of the death of former-Enron boss Ken Lay. Saturday is Robert Heinlein's birthday.
We're going to invite you contribute your Independence Week plans in comments below. Are you working? What days are you taking off?

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