Why you can’t wear a pair of government gilt winter booties to the office

By PETER BIRKARDEN and MARK FERRARIAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) The United States is getting its first look at a gilt-blasted version of the government’s prized gold bullion.The U.S. Treasury Department says it plans to roll out the first official gilt boot at the Treasury Department, which oversees the government securities.The department plans to begin accepting bids …