Yesterday was not pretty. Dow down 150. Gold whacked for $40. Oil off 3%. And would you look at that, Fellow Reckoner. Optimism in the euro-zone is disappearing faster than a snow bunny in an avalanche. Even the newspapers say it’s so… “Doubts over euro-zone deal weigh on euro,” says The Financial Times. The Wall [...] By Government Design originally appeared in the Daily Reckoning . The Daily Reckoning is published by Agora Financial and provides over 400,000 readers economic news, market analysis, and contrarian investment ideas.