It must be "Bash Gold" week on the CNBS network. Warren Buffet has been leading the charge by talking down the precious metal. Buffet’s partner in crime Charlie Munger recently pitched in. And Bill Gates went on CNBS Monday to try and explain the error in investing in the barbarous relic.
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and economist Paul Krugman faced off on Bloomberg TV on topics from Emperor Diocletian's debasement of precious metals coinage to post-World War II monetary policies to the monetary ideas of Milton Friedman and the role of the Federal Reserve.