Economics and Investing:

Russ D. spotted this: China: the world’s next great economic crash; Like Dubai at the beginning of last year, China is now reaching the peak of a bubble.

From Jonathan C.: Euro Area Headed for Breakup, SocGen’s Edwards Says

Steven H. suggested this iStockAnalyst article: Forget Greece, The US Almost Had a Failed Treasury Auction

Reader Sue C. forwarded this: Strong dollar hurts exports

Survivalblog’s George Gordon notes that even Esquire magazine is trumpeting: “Inflation is coming, buy gold!”

Items from The Economatrix:

Economic Warnings from an Elderly Third Grader (The Mogambo Guru)

The Day The Dollar Died (Part 17): Black Ice

Depression 2010: Western Fiat-Money Finished?

Sovereign Alchemy Will Fail

US Banks facing $1.2 Trillion Crisis Over Commercial Property Loans

Treasuries Tumble on Supply

US Businesses Cut Inventories, Revealing Caution

Use of Temps May No Longer Signal Permanent Hiring

European Debt Markets Edge Up Despite Greek Debt Fears

Chrysler Dealers Upbeat, Worried After Meeting