Thursday, September 29th, 2016 MST

Category: Federal Finances

Gold: the first and only safe haven

For most investors, the primary reason for buying gold is to hedge against currency debasement, which, of course, comes about because of excessive money creation by central banks and via fractional reserve banking.  At times, gold investors stand alone, even being ridiculed by mainstream investors.  Now, though, one of Wall Street’s famed names, Merrill Lynch,

Krugman’s recipe for economic prosperity: Print more food stamps.

If you are ever in need of an example of economic fallacy in print, Paul Krugman’s blog is a great place to start. His recent offering on the economic benefits of food stamps is no exception: “Indeed, estimates from the consulting firm Moody’s Analytics suggest that each dollar spent on food stamps in a depressed economy raises

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