Time to dump the dollar?

What I know about world economics and currency speculation could fit on this page, and there's be plenty of room to spare, so please realize that what I'm saying here has nothing to do with any personal expertise on this subject.

That said, it doesn't take a PhD in economics to know that our economy is looking pretty hazy right now. Historically speaking, our balance sheet looks a lot like Argentina's at the end of the last century, and we all know the meltdown they went through before they told the World Bank and the IMF to piss off about their debt repayment schedule and got their economy back on track thanks to some good old Keynesian government regulation. (By the way, I got all that info from Greg Palast and Paul Krugman).

But even though I don't know a lot about economics per se, I know to watch very wealthy people and see what they do with their money, so when both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett think the dollar hasn't hit bottom yet, and are moving their personal wealth from the dollar to the Euro, I can't help but think that something's up. Buffett, you may remember, managed to dodge the bursting of the dot com bubble simply because he noticed that so much of what was supposed to be there, simply wasn't. And Gates, well, he's not the richest man in the world because he's lucky. They know how to read a balance sheet, and they see just how shaky the foundation of the US economy is right now.

I don't have any money to move out of the country, but were I to say, win the lottery, I wouldn't be able to divest quickly enough.

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