Passing the buck | The Spectator

“When even supermodels shun a currency, it is time for central bankers to worry. Gisele Bndchen, the Brazilian beauty, grabbed the attention of currency traders last week when it was reported that she had demanded her wages be paid in euros, rather than depreciating dollars. The story owed more to tabloid hyperbole than accurate reporting. But the fact that so many people believed it sent a clear message: the greenback is out of fashion.”