Economics and Investing:

Reader DD sent this piece about prospects for hyperinflation: A Pessimist or a Realist?

Also from DD: Why Ronald is Smiling

From A.W.: Billions in Bad Loans Still Threaten U.S. Banks

Items from The Economatrix:

BoE Pumps Another 50 Billion Pounds into Economy

BMW’s Profits Drop 76%

Clunkers Could Spark Auto Sales Crash Later On

Chrysler Schedules Factory Overtime on Clunkers Demand

Geithner Asks Congress to Boost Federal Debt Limit

Consumer, Celebrity Bankruptcies Skyrocket

Russian Economy Hitting “Dead End”

US Banks Still in Tight Straits Despite Profits

Japan Airlines Posts Net Loss of $1 Billion, Plans Cuts

The Future Made Simple (The Mogambo Guru)