SurvivalBlog’s Poet Laureate George Gordon (“G.G”) flagged this article by veteran prepper/economist Howard J. Ruff: Gold and Silver Insurance
Also from G.G.: Italy Banning Cash Transactions Over €5,000 As Latest European Austerity Package Revealed
One more from G.G.: Number of the Week: 75% Chance of Greek Default
Moody’s Reiterates U.S. Spending Risks Credit Rating
Jim D. suggested this article by Mish Shedlock that illustrates the incredible depth of California’s budget crisis: California to borrow next 20 years worth of bottle returns.
Items from The Economatrix:
Falling Home Prices Stir Fears of New Bottom
Factory Orders And New-Home Sales Rise in April