Economics and Investing:

Readers Mark A. and John in Colorado both mentioned: Taper or no taper, the Fed will never end QE: Marc Faber

Camden, New Jersey: One Of Hundreds Of U.S. Cities That Are Turning Into Rotting, Decaying Hellholes

Record U.S. Gold Bullion Exports Head to Hong Kong & Switzerland

Items from The Economatrix:

Retail Sales Rise, Signaling Stronger Economy

Jobless Claims Highest In Two Months

Why I Won’t Be Surprised if the Global Economy Caves