Economics and Investing:

Reader Chris G. suggested a piece by Patrick Barron: We Will Be Told Hyperinflation is Necessary, Proper, Patriotic, and Ethical

Institutional Buying: The Coming Silver Game Changer

Items from The Economatrix:

IMF paper warns of ‘savings tax’ and mass write-offs as West’s debt hits 200-year high

Prices At US Pump Expected To Stay Flat

U.S. Job Growth Falters As Cold Weather Grips Nation

Baltic Dry Index Crashes 18% In Two Days