It sounds silly, but the idea is gaining traction: Simply mint one coin worth $1 trillion, deposit it at the Fed, and avoid hitting the debt ceiling. But what would that do to the U.S. economy? Here's the real deal.
Leave it to Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald to take an already strong investment idea and make it even better.
In yesterday’s Private Briefing, we told you that the launch of Apple Pay was going to turbocharge the digital-payments market. And we told you about a specialty-chip firm – NXP Semiconductors Inc. (Nasdaq: NXPI) – which figures to benefit from several powerful trends that are converging in the digital-payments arena.