Economics and Investing:

Karen H. sent this: Dollar Facing ‘power shift

Also from Karen: Stone Calls U.S. Economic Growth Outlook “Troublesome” in 2010

GG sent this: Silver Lining: Jim Rogers Talks Up Commodities

Reader D.D. sent the link to a good piece by Bill Fleckenstein: Your dollars are just Monopoly money

Items from The Economatrix:

Gary North: The Fed’s Schizophrenic Monetary Economist

Failed Financial Policies and Rising Unemployment in the US

Stocks Bear Market Rally Will Soon Be Over

Government Deficit Spending Killing the US Free Market