Half of 1 % is a "huge hit" "gold prices plunged" "gold PLUMMETED" ?! Who writes this crap?
"But first, let's give the economy and policymakers some credit. Thanks to then-President George W. Bush's $700 billion financial rescue and President Barack Obama's $787 billion stimulus package, the economy has been brought back from the brink." What are you on?! Besides a gallon of Kool-Aid a day?