$$$Switzerland to help banks avoid U.S. tax charges [Reuters]
$$$Lululemon Sued for Fraud Over Sheer Yoga Pants [Reuters]
$$$ Tampa tigers used the patriotic palette of red, white and blue to express themselves in painting at the Big Cat Rescue Tuesday. BCR representatives told us they organized this activity to provide the cats with mental enrichment and give them the best possible life in captivity. The tigers painted on canvases using their paws, tails and entire bodies. The sanctuary will auction off the one-of-a-kind masterpieces to raise money for the rescue. [WFLA]
$$$That's it for us today. We'll be off tomorrow for the holiday, with light posting/moral support for those working on Friday. We'll resume our regular schedule on Monday. Have a great 4th!
$$$Banks Need Tougher Love From The Fed [WSJ]
$$$ Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash. A Taco Bell employee mistakenly passed the cash to the trio instead of their food Saturday. The money was returned a short time later. Kennidi Rue told WZZM-TV that she and two friends thought about keeping the money but decided they'd feel guilty if they didn't return it. [NYP]