Also, Peter's video blog from Jan. 21, 2011.
As the global economy became increasingly unstable during 2010, investors all over the world flocked to precious metals such as gold, silver, copper and platinum. The price of gold set an all-time record high last year, and gold investors were euphoric. [more]
I have my suspicions that the guy in the video is David in Qatar. [more]
The United States Postal Service announced this week that all future first class postage stamps sold will be the so–called “forever stamps” that have no face value but are guaranteed to cover the cost of mailing a first class letter, regardless of how high that cost may rise in the future. Currently these stamps are sold for 44 cents, but will increase in price if and when the Post Office hikes rates. [more]