Economics and Investing:

C.M. sent in this video link on Prince Rupert’s Drops. It’s an amazing science phenomena that I think you will enjoy seeing. C.M., however, uses it as an object lesson on our economy. When the Federal Reserve has built enough stress into the US society (and the global economy) with market manipulation, all that will be needed to finish the job is a scratch.

Items from The Economatrix:

US Wholesale Stockpiles Rise 0.3 Percent December

Competition For A Job Lowest Since The Financial Crisis

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