Economics and Investing:

As I’ve long warned my readers, the days of the Penny and Nickel are numbered: SAVE II Act Would Prohibit “Non-Cost Effective” Coins and Currency. (Thanks to Rich R. for the link.)

Reader B.B. sent: Americans warned bank ‘bail-ins’ coming

James W. sent us this: The Death Of The Dollar – In Pictures

Items from The Economatrix:

Panama Declares Banking Holiday

Home Prices Continue To Climb

How Government Shutdown Would Hurt Main Street