Economics and Investing:

Ben M. mentioned a recent Wall Street Journal article: World Tries to Buck Up Dollar

B.B. sent us the link to a television segment with Peter Schiff, in which he suggested gold might rise to $5,000 per ounce. “There is not top [for gold], because there is no foreseeable bottom for the dollar.”

GG suggested this: China facing risk of debt-fueled crash

Items from The Economatrix:

Single US Banking Regulator Proposed

Financial Crisis Made in West Hits East Hardest

Dollar Falls to 15-Month Low Despite US Support

UK: BofE Government Dampens Recovery Outlook

NY State: We’ll Be Broke Before Christmas

US Airlines Expect Fewer Thanksgiving Travelers

Gold Rises Towards $1,120 on Strong Sentiment

Airlines, Hotels Face Bleak Holiday Season

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