The Federal Reserve isn't the only factor in recent rising oil prices, but it's at least partially responsible.
Ron Paul is onto something when he claims that the Federal Reserve's low interest policy has discourages savings and encouraged borrowing.
The price of oil in Europe is rising, in part due to a supply cut from Iran and in part due to inflationary monetary policies.
Greg Lippmann, made a star by author Michael Lewis in The Big Short, for making millions on the housing collapse, is now taking the other side of the bet and buying mortgage backed securities. It seems foolish on the surface, but it's actually a shrewd investing opportunity.
US stocks are a better place to put your money than gold, according to Warren Buffett. But gold prices are only going up, and gold is a far less risky investment than US stocks.