S&P Warns About 'Excessive' Bank Dividends


Unrest continues in Middle East and North Africa. NATO will be enforcing the no-fly zone and picking up responsibility. [WSJ]

Nuclear reactor core may have been breached[Bloomberg]

Irish banks might need another $39 billion[Bloomberg]

"S&P Warns About 'Excessive' Bank Dividends" [CNBC.com via New York Times]

Barclays is apparently being investigated in regulatory probe by UK and US [Reuters]

Economic data today includes GDP and consumer sentiment index [CNBC.com via Reuters]