Economics and Investing:

In today’s economic environment, spot silver below $21 per Troy ounce is a bargain. For those who don’t consistently make dollar cost averaged silver purchases, this is a good time to hedge into physical silver.

Some clips from the 2013 Sovereign Man Offshore Tactics Workshop, Santiago: Violent Revolution coming to Europe; Ron Paul, Nigel Farage, Jim Rogers

Cue up an Asian rendering of Carmina Burana or some other ominous doom music: Canadian Province Issues Offshore Yuan-Denominated Bonds. (Thanks to AmEx for the link.)

Ann Barnhardt: The Survival of Civilization Depends on You.

Venezuela jails 100 ‘bourgeois’ businessmen in crackdown. (Thanks to H.L. for the link.)

Items from The Economatrix:

Citi Warns “Fed Is Kicking The Can Over The Edge Of A Cliff”

The Fed’s 100-Year War Against Gold (And Economic Common Sense)

Moody’s Cuts Top Banks’ Debt Ratings; Doubts Feds Would Bail Them Out