We've received requests for clarification on yesterday's posting.
Fast money seeks to invest in a the next big thing, such as a dotcom, and earn a 10,000 percent return in less than one year. Slow money invests in sustainable agriculture and buying local. The returns will come, but not quickly.
As Tasch said, what if we 50 percent of all our expenditures were within 50 miles of our homes? Just think what might happen.