Blindly sending money down leaky pipes

Proposals to spend more on government programs in India are generally criticised on the grounds that this is sending more money down a leaky pipe. In addition to the problem that the pipes leak, there is an equally big problem that we have no idea about what happens at the other end.

In order . . . → Read More: Blindly sending money down leaky pipes

Alka Singh: Distinguish the Precious Metal ‘Haves’ from the ‘Have-Nots’ and the ‘Wannabes’

With gold and silver prices expected to be heading higher in 2013, investors will need to decide how to allocate funds to both hedge their bets and still make room for upside potential. In this interview with The Gold Report, Alka Singh of the independent research firm Mine2Capital tells investors how to distinguish . . . → Read More: Alka Singh: Distinguish the Precious Metal ‘Haves’ from the ‘Have-Nots’ and the ‘Wannabes’

Economic Events on November 13, 2012

At 7:30 AM Eastern time, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for October will be released, providing information regarding the health and confidence of small businesses in the United States.

At 7:45 AM Eastern time, the weekly ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released, giving an update on the health of the consumer through . . . → Read More: Economic Events on November 13, 2012