Economics and Investing:

GG spotted this piece by Axel Merk: Credit Crunch Part Deux

Is the mainstream media catching a clue? Surviving the ‘End of Civilization’ 2050; Six rules for investing in the worse-case scenario. (thanks to Craig M. for the link.)

Curtis sent us a link to a great video segment by Marty Weiss.

Items from The Economatrix:

Dollar Falls to 2009 Low as Economic View Reduces Safety Demand

China Warns US on Budget Deficit

Unemployment in June: Map of the Worst Hit Cities

Housing Recovery: Sell Now or Your Capital Will Forever Be Trapped

Fiscal Drops in the Bucket Deficit (The Mogambo Guru)

Fed Chair Takes Hit on Own Investments

“Cash For Clunkers” Bashed

Motorcycle Crashes Rise as Riders Seek Cheaper Rides