Economics and Investing:

A SurvivalBlog reader in Belgium who prefers to remain anonymous wrote to mention three noteworthy changes: “…in Belgium in the last two weeks cash transactions were limited, transactions in gold and silver were limited, and the historical weapons list abolished which [previously] allowed us to buy [some antique cartridge guns] without a permit. These had included many older military rifles such as the Lee-Enfield, Mosin Nagant, Schmidt-Rubin, etc.”

Pat Cascio flagged this: Gun ammo running out in Australia as US citizens buy big.

A Bitcoin documentary in the making: “Can a newly married couple survive when every living necessity can only be purchased with “cryptocurrency”? I wish them luck. (It would be a lot easier if they lived in Berlin.) Take a look at their web site and their blog. They are raising funds to pay for the expense of the film production and editing. OBTW, from their photo, it looks like they live in Utah. This should be fun.

Forget Gold, .22 Ammo Up More Than 400% From This Time Last Year

Senate moving to make copper theft a federal crime.

Items from The Economatrix:

Ron Paul:  It’s Going To Get Much, Much Worse

Billionaires Dumping Stocks, Economist Knows Why

US Bank Gold Positions Explode At Highest Rate On Record; Short Positions Collapse