The Federal Housing Finance Agency has directed US state mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to delist their stock. This is to ensure that they do not fall foul of the stock-exchange ruling that all shares must trade for a dollar or more. At the end of Tuesday, Fannie was trading at 92c, and Freddie at $1.22. Read more: Wall Street Journal
The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.