The redistribution created by the Fed’s monetary pumping actually weakens the economy over time as real savings is squandered on malinvestments. With gold as money, real production and savings is stimulated. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke doesn't understand that.
How 14 of the world's largest currencies fared against the dollar in 2011.
A growth spurt sent the Occupy Wall Street movement sprawling across the US and into other countries. It's showing greater organization and widening appeal. Will it hold together?
Stock buybacks would occur when Berkshire Hathaway stock is within 110 percent of book value. If stock buybacks happen, they would be the first in Warren Buffett's 46 years heading Berkshire.
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
Asian markets react to modest rise in US stock futures. But trading expected to be seasonally thin in Asian markets.
Asian stocks fell more than 5 percent Friday, after the worst day on Wall Street since December 2008.
An Australian teen who said a home intruder strapped a live bomb to her in a suspected extortion attempt was freed after a 10-hour ordeal.