“While the eurozone as a whole is roughly in trade balance, the EMU regime of austerity in the South without offsetting stimulus in the North is creating a contractinary bias, holding back global recovery.” Germany displaces China as US Treasury’s currency villainTelegraph

Gold Falls Just 1.3% Despite Massive, Odd 3.5 Million Ounce Sell Orders. ZeroHedge

“Some people believe that if they want something they only need “manifest” it. Personally, I’m all for keeping a positive, happy thought, but since we live in the material world, it’s also very helpful to employ things like diligence, persistence, intelligence, and a whole bunch of other virtues to make sure the manifestation occurs.” Doug Casey on Karma. Casey Research

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New Yorker

Anticipation vs. anxiety. Seth’s blog