Coin Shortages Coming

I have been going on about the coming shortage of coins due to limited minting capacity in the industry for a while now. This interview with refiner Argor-Heraeus by Mineweb confirms this, see quote below.

Geoff Candy: Are we likely to see a shortage of supply of these sorts of denominations.

Bernhard Schnellmann: . . . → Read More: Coin Shortages Coming

U.S. Consumers Confidence Highest in Over 2 Years

On Friday the University of Michigan’s consumer confidence index indicated that spenders mood is at its highest level since January 2008. Since its low late in the recession, the measure has now risen by more than one-third.

One measure which records expected economic conditions advanced by 2.8% — now up increase by 43.7% from . . . → Read More: U.S. Consumers Confidence Highest in Over 2 Years