Economics and Investing:

Silver Coin Premiums Soar Above 50%

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Coming Soon: QE 4

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German Central Bank Publishes Gold Bar List. JWR’s Comment: I find it curious that while at the same time that governments and central banks berate gold as a “barbarous relic” that is entirely disconnected from their monetary policies, they seem quite concerned with keeping big piles of it, under lock an key.

Items from The Economics Team:

Greece Could Return to Bond Markets Soon After a Restructuring of its Debt, Tsipras Says (Wall Street Journal. Subscription required for full text)
Question: What does Tsipras really believe? Is this “just politics and posturing” or did someone tighten the man’s tie?

China’s Boom-Bust Economy – The Truth Behind the Numbers (Mises Institute)