Fiscal cliff? Too late, we took out a $6 trillion mortgage the last 4 years and we might need $8-10 trillion the next 4 years.
A half the electorate, the ones that pay 99.9% of the taxes, are going to start laying people off. Gold isn't going up, It is staying the same against a falling dollar. People with assets have a choice to leave the sinking ship, just like they left Europe.