Economics and Investing:

An interesting piece, over at the Dr. Housing Bubble blog: Frankenstein real estate market – $3.5 trillion in commercial real estate debt and $10.3 trillion in residential real estate debt.

Items from The Economatrix:

AP Analysis: Economic Stress is Easing More Slowly

Investors Shake Off Slowdown in Services Growth

Deficit Hysteria in Times of Depression

New, Nearly Dictatorial Powers Go to Fed

Economic Gloom Shrouds Spain

Market Forecaster Sees Plunge to 1,000

Dow Repeats Great Depression Pattern

Retailers Launch Their Own Stimulus Packages