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The Coming Econopocalypse

  1. Citadel’s Kenneth Griffin Forgot He Was Speaking to a Room Full of Hedge FundsThat one landed with a thud.”
  2. Attack of the Wall Street Zombies: Goldman Sachs’s Abacus and Too Big to FailSome things refuse to die.
  3. Geithner Will Tell China to Raise Interest Rates So Consumers Will Spend, Not SaveSometimes it’s hard to form the words “currency manipulation.”
  4. The Dollar Is at Its Lowest Since July 2008Bernanke is under pressure.
  5. I-Bankers Struggle to Send Their Kids to School on $1.6 MillionPretax.
  6. Just Because You Can Sell Your Gold at the Mall Kiosk, Doesn’t Mean You ShouldConsumers don’t understand the value they have in their possession.”
  7. What Does It Mean That the S&P Downgraded the U.S. Credit Outlook to Negative?Is the S&P “simply blowing it again”?
  8. S&P on U.S. Credit Outlook: Prognosis NegativeStocks sinking, gold rising, locusts awaiting their cue.
  9. How Being Too Big to Fail Created a Banking MenaceWho is “one of the most dangerous bankers in the world”?
  10. Depression Can Cause Wall Street Traders to Make Bad CallsThey tend to go with the long shot.
  11. Marc ‘Dr. Doom’ Faber Doesn’t Think $1,500 an Ounce Means There’s a Gold BubbleThe whole world would be trading gold 24 hours a day.”
  12. Bring On the Dancing Gold BugsThank you, inflation.
  13. Hipsters Now Hoarding GoldTime was, musicians and filmmakers could barely make rent. Now, they’re buying gold bullion.