What a Friday … and what a weekend coming up for the Yen.

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Its all about the Yen.

Its bombing ahead of the weekend’s Japanese election.

Its about as popular as Nickelback.

Speaking of bombs. And Nickelback. Here’s a little weekend reading:

Smugglers use cannon to hurl marijuana over U.S.-Mexico border

Mexican smugglers used a pneumatic-powered cannon to propel cans packed with 85 pounds (38kg) of marijuana into the air and over a fence at the Mexican border near San Luis, Arizona, authorities said on Wednesday.

The plot was foiled when U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered the 33 pot-filled cans last week before they could be picked up by smugglers in an area about 500 feet from the border fence, on the United States side