Economics and Investing:

Greek safety deposit boxes – S.M.

The telling quote: “The only reason to put access to safe deposit boxes under capital controls – measures which were agreed between the government and the banks – is because the banks and governments wish to retain the option of confiscating the contents of those boxes should the crisis deepen.”

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Food Stamp Beneficiaries Have Exceeded 45 Million For 48 Straight Months – G.G.

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

Snow In The Summer Confirmed – Retail Sales Tumble Most Since February

It Starts: Greeks Rebel Against Bailout, Risk Collapse