Economics and Investing:

Four readers sent me this blog piece: The RentenDollar: A conspiracy theory OR Please tell me where I’m wrong

Asian Ocean Carriers Slashed Fleets

GG sent this: Sell-off in US Treasuries raises sovereign debt fears;Investors are braced for a further sell-off in US Treasuries after dramatic moves last week raised fears that the surfeit of US government debt is starting to saturate bond markets.

Items from The Economatrix:

Treasuries Find Greenspan’s Canary Fainting in Mine

MGM Bankruptcy Likely

World Stocks Up on China Earnings, Greece Plan

Not Hiring (In California)

Consumers Slowly Show Signs of Springing Back

Benchmark Crude Holds Above $82

US Government to Sell $25 Billion Stake in Citigroup

Gold Prices Set to Soar as Demand Outpaces Supplies

Supply Fears Start to Hit Treasuries