Economics and Investing:

India Submits To The Free Market, Fails To Suppress Gold

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Could Falling Oil Prices Spark A Financial Crisis?

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

Ponzi: Treasury Issues $1T in New Debt in 8 Weeks—To Pay Old Debt

Moody’s Downgrades Japan as Concerns Grow – This is the kind of thing you might see as a headline in a JWR novel, like Liberators. “The news came just after the country’s main stock market, the Nikkei, closed at a seven-year high.”

Total US Debt Rises Over $18 Trillion; Up 70% Under Barack Obama