Protecting your capital from threats is a bedrock principle of investing.
It's why investors seek the relative safety of bonds, for instance, or precious metals or the U.S. dollar.
But right now, there's a severe capital threat brewing, courtesy of the politicians who bailed out the banks after the crisis.
What's worse, this is very likely going to hit your cash "where it sleeps."
We've seen this coming for years now, and there's been a major new development (that was conspicuously absent from the headlines) that raises the threat level to "imminent."