Economics and Investing:

Spot silver took a substantial drop on Friday, closing on the COMEX at $21.69 per ounce. A dip like this would be a good time to buy. And speaking of silver, Mulligan Mint is cranking out the one ounce American Redoubt silver coins in quantity, and the shipping delays are getting shorter. For those who have been waiting, thanks for your patience.

India Central Bank Prohibits Sales Of Gold Coins. (Thanks to G.G. for the link.)

Lifestyles of the Los Angeles flippers: Big money being invested in flips. Boyle Heights and other interesting market observations.

Items from The Economatrix:

Weekly Jobless Claims; False Report Sends Stocks Up 30%

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts:  Bring The Jobs Home & Stop The Wars Or Prepare For Collapse

12 Clear Signals That The US Economy Is About To Really Slow Down