Economics and Investing:

US bankruptcies resume upward path in first quarter.

Pimco’s El-Erian Warns Inflation to Hit US, Europe. (Thanks to Brett G. for the link.)

Brian B. sent us this: Euro Experiment: EU Bullied into $1 Trillion Banking Bonanza

Kevin S. sent us this: Junk silver coins; Why 90% junk silver coins are worth the investment?

Items from The Economatrix:

Euro Collapse Fears Spark Panic Buying of Gold

Deutsche Bank: Greece May Never Pay Off Debts

Volcker Sees Euro “Disintegration” Risk From Greece

Gold Rises to Record As Investors Seek Alternatives to Currency