Short-selling investors, savvy gold and silver bugs and currency traders—are all people who are closest to and most informed about the U.S. financial system. In other words, likely few people who are reading this page.
Since the Newtown massacre, visions of crazy mass killers and armed strangers in the night have colonized the American mind. But the danger out there is both more mundane and more terrible: You’re more likely to be hurt or killed by someone you know or love. And it would probably happen at home.