Yes, silver is looking even more bubbly than usual as more foreign bankers wonder about holding assets denominated in little green slips of paper issued by the U.S. government, however, Time Magazine reports on what is a much more important bubble.

Forgive the blurriness, since, even if you have a subscription to Time, you still can’t see this image online and, as such this had to be scanned from page 19 of the current issue and, despite a noble clean up effort, imagery from the opposite page has bled through. But, it all seemed worth the effort, just to see the relative influence of the FIRE economy.