So, the iShares Silver Trust just added 572 metric tons of physical silver to its portfolio, which, according to one report, brings its gross holdings of the precious metal above 10,000 tons. This is a completely legitimate investment under U.S. law.
Two F-16 fighter jets scrambled on Sunday when several small civilian aircraft wandered into restricted air space over where President Obama was playing golf with Tiger Woods in my adopted state of Florida. Our tax dollars at work.
The "sequester" has taken effect. According to multiple news reports, an early casualty will be the shipbuilding industry, especially on the military side. But it will also make more difficult the full implementation of the derivatives piece of the Dodd-Frank Act.