Are You Happy? Ben Bernanke Wants to Know : “The Federal Reserve chairman said Monday that gauging happiness can be as important for measuring economic progress as determining whether inflation is low or unemployment high.” Thanks to Mama J for the link.
Stock Market Crash 2013 : Should you be worried about a stock market crash in 2013… or even sooner? Certainly, there’s plenty of unsettling news to worry about. You know what I’m talking about…the persistent Eurozone debt crisis, Taxmageddon, the fiscal cliff, high unemployment. The list goes on and on But now, there’s one more reason to fasten your seat belt.
Walmart Is Going To Sell The Genetically Modified Corn That Its Competitors Rejected : “Earlier this year, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and General Mills all refused to carry Monsanto’s corn, but there’s one giant chain that’s going for it — the world’s largest retailer, Walmart.” Thanks to Gayle H for the link.
Impact of drought-ravaged corn crop on food prices will vary : “A drought covering two-thirds of the country has damaged much of the country’s corn crops and pushed grain prices to record levels, triggering fears that a spike in food prices will soon follow.” Thanks to Gayle H for the link.
11 Signs That Time Is Quickly Running Out For The Global Financial System : “Are we rapidly approaching a moment of reckoning for the global financial system? August is likely to be a relatively slow month as most of Europe is on vacation, but after that we will be moving into a “danger zone” where just about anything could happen.”
Solar superstorm could kill millions, cost trillions : “Weather has been lousy this year, with droughts, heat and killer storms. But a solar superstorm could be far worse.”
World’s smallest revolver : “The SwissMiniGun C1ST is a double-action .09 caliber six-shooter that’s just over two inches (5.5 cm) long weighing 0.7 oz (19.8 g).”
Todays recommended book : The Alpha Strategy – The Ultimate Plan of Financial Self-Defense. :yes: