Economics and Investing:

From BNL: ‘Atlas Shrugged’: From Fiction to Fact in 52 Years

SF mentioned this: NYSE Runs Out of Gold Bars: What Happens Next?

K.A.F. mentioned a photo essay from Time magazine: The Dangers of Printing Money

Items from The Economatrix:

Stocks Tumble as Automaker’s Plans are Rejected

G20 Targets Hedge Funds as Leaders Near Consensus

[British] Banking and Finance Sector to Axe 30,000 Jobs in Six Months

Fresh Flight From Risk Hit Global Equities

London Shares Slide as Global Bull Run Fades

GM CEO Resigns at Obama’s Behest

Hedge Funds Vow to Fight as G20 Gathers

Germans Wreck Global “New Deal”

Tax Havens Batten Down as Hurricane Looms

Geithner Announces “New Rules of The Game” for Wall Street “Obama administration’s six-point plan proposes federal supervision of hedge funds and derivatives trading and powers to seize troubled financial institutions.”

Russia Backs Return to Gold Standard To Solve Financial Crisis

A World Currency Moves Closer After Geithner’s Slip

Peter Schiff: The Fault Lines Emerge

“Thesis Trading” Ignores the Data

Insanity Finance (The Mogambo Guru)