Economics and Investing:

Peter Schiff says Ron Paul was ignored and that an economic collapse is inevitable, regardless of who wins the presidential election.

By way of our friend Remus at The Woodpile Report, a link to an eye-opening piece on the velocity of money by Mark McHugh: Shhhh…It’s Even Worse Than The Great Depression. (Warning: Includes some foul language.)

H.L. sent: More Bad News Imminent: August US Auto Production Set To Plunge By Most In 16 Months

I’m sure that many of you noticed that gold and silver ended the week with bang.

Items from The Economatrix:

Debt Crisis:  Italian Cash-For-Gold Shops Quadruple As Financial Crisis Deepens

Eric Sprott:  We are Staring at Chaos and Collapse in Front of Us

We Will Be Destroyed By The Inflation That Paralyzes The Economy

Federal Reserve to Crash Markets Before QE3?