There was much speculation about this cover of The Economist when it came out. Part-owned by the Rothschild's, it often knows what is going to happen ahead of time. So the dates on the arrows at the bottom have caused much speculation. Now we see Jacob Lew - the person really in charge at the Fed. - talking of some 'accident', in relation to the US's debt ceiling:
Here's another analysis from one of my favourite blogs:
You have to scroll down to get to the part about The Economist cover and Jacob Lew, but the whole post is well worth a read, and I think he's spot on the money!
Not long to wait now...
Surprise! Here we see that The Economist is not governed by the Corporate Governance Code: