The financial markets seem to have caught a runny nose. But at this point, it’s hard to say if it’s the runny nose that follows a mild allergic reaction or the one that precedes a life-threatening pneumonia. Despite a chronic case of the sniffles, the stock and bond markets of the world have performed reasonably [...] Why There’s No Employment Growth in America’s Profit Centers originally appeared in the Daily Reckoning . The Daily Reckoning provides 400,000+ readers economic news, market analysis, and contrarian investment ideas. The 5 Best Ways to Invest in Gold was previously featured in the Daily Reckoning.