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(via theeconomist):

The price of gold has risen five-fold in little more than a decadeour video explainer illustrates why. But what does this mean for the future of money?

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Occupy Wall Street

Photography Jamie Chung. Spray Art Justin Metz

Another great cover from the folks at BBW.

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(via newsweek)

With the Iraq War seemingly about to “end”, what does that mean for the U.S. Federal Treasury? Listen to this from the Marketplace Morning Report. For more, go here.

From theeconomist: This week’s cover: investors have had a dreadful time in the recent past. The immediate future looks pretty rotten, too.

From theeconomistThis week’s cover: investors have had a dreadful time in the recent past. The immediate future looks pretty rotten, too.

Shop-by-phone — called mobile commerce — works in several ways. Smartphone apps and mobile web sites mimic the online shopping experience, downloadable barcodes can be scanned and used like a gift card, chips and stickers turn your handset itself into a credit card, and some retailers accept orders via text message. The underlying idea is the same, regardless: Your cellphone can be an alternative to the credit cards in your wallet. The stuff you buy via mobile commerce is typically charged to a credit or debit card — usually kept on file with a merchant so you don’t re-enter the account number each time — or to your cellphone bill
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