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This is one of the reasons the US has so much gold reserves and huge cash reserves just lying around.
I have $57.96 in an envelope under my bed, just in case of emergancies like this. So everybody relax, I got it covered
Gold reserves don't even come close to what is needed to back up the dollar.
Originally posted by superdude
Every one is aware of the fragile state of the US economy.
No superdude most of us are aware just how strong the US economy is. The simple fact is if something similar to a 9/11 had happened in any other country it would have been far more disasterous. The US weathered it amazingly well.