Economics and Investing:

Check the cushions! Thieves loot $18,000 worth of nickels from Florida home. – P.M.

JWR Adds: Saving nickels makes sense. However, they are bulky and you will need to find a secure place for them. A hidden walk-in vault would be ideal, but just a very well-hidden compartment will suffice.

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

Fourth-Quarter GDP in U.S. Rose Less Than Prior Estimate

Here Is What Americans Spent Their “Gas Savings” On

Why Does Maryland Have The Most Millionaires Per Capita? The Answer Might Make You Angry

Pending Home Sales Miss For 5th Month In A Row