Australian Gold Offers Good Protection: Richard Karn

Richard Karn, managing editor of The Emerging Trends Report, has been in Australia investigating precious and specialty metal projects for over two years. He likes what he sees. In this exclusive Gold Report interview, he reveals that in an environment where the U.S. dollar continues to lose its purchasing power, Australia and its gold . . . → Read More: Australian Gold Offers Good Protection: Richard Karn

Liberalism’s Incoherence

David Cay Johnston complains:

The guarantee of landline telephone service at almost any address, a legal right many Americans may not even know they have, is quietly being legislated away in our U.S. state capitals.

AT&T and Verizon, the dominant telephone companies, want to end their 99-year-old universal service obligation known as “provider of . . . → Read More: Liberalism’s Incoherence

Yinz and Yang of Casino Finance

Compare and contrast the two recent news items that don’t seem to intersect much if you just read them separately:

Casino wants lower assessment: Casino makes high-stakes appeal of assessment Yet it is making more money than ever before:  Business news briefs: Pa. casinos hit jackpot with revenue in March

Only in Pennsylvania is the . . . → Read More: Yinz and Yang of Casino Finance

Economic Events on April 6, 2012

The Monster Employment Index for March was released today, and the index was unchanged from last month at a value of 143, but is 5% higher than last March’s value.

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Employment Situation report for March will be announced, and the consensus for non-farm payrolls is an increase of 201,000 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 6, 2012