Economics and Investing:

Is the American Economy Destined to Fail?

Government Bonds — the New Junk?

Items from The Economatrix:

Dubai World Tries to Keep Banks at Bay with Six-Month Standstill on its Debts

Horizon Bank of Bellingham, Washington First Bank Failure of 2010

Four Economic Scenarios You Better Hope Won’t Materialize

For Every One Job There are Six Jobless Applicants

Financial Markets and Economic Crisis Outlook 2010, When Hope Turns to Fear

Dr. Gary North: Deflationists Predicting Price Deflation are Not Economists, They are Journalists

What Happens When the Fed Stops Quantitative Easing

Howard Ruff Preparing for Rough Times By Hedging Against Inflation