Economics and Investing:

The Fed Balance Sheet & The Price Of Silver

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Items from Professor Preponomics:

Equities vs. Everything Else: Deutsche Bank Warns One Side Must Be Wrong (Zero Hedge)

When Wall Street Gets DeFANGED — LOOK OUT! (Contra Corner)

Brazil Inflation at 12 Year Highs Compounds Economic Crisis (Financial Times)

Finland Emerges as the “New Sick Man of Europe” as the Eurozone’s Worst Performing Economy (The Telegraph)

A Sign that the World’s Richest are about to Hit a Rough Patch (Business Insider)

Puerto Rico’s Rapture (Huffington Post)

Americans Shoplift $13B in Merchandise Each Year (Market Watch)

The Price of Gasoline Resumes Downward Slide (Reuters)

Recovery? We Never Came Close. (Zero Hedge)