Economics and Investing:

Bill O’Reilly calls it: Economic Disaster on the Horizon.

Craig S. sent this: Americans credit scores at new low.

“Boosters” flagged this: Presenting The Wall Of Worry: The 50 Ugliest Facts About The US eCONomy.

KAF mentioned: Secret gold swap has spooked the market

Also from KAF: China to Fight Price Manipulation With Heavy Fines (Hoarding of goods will also be subject to fines of 2 million yuan.)

Items from The Economatrix:

Stocks Surge After Alcoa, CSX Report Strong Profit

Job Openings Drop in May as Hirings Stay Weak

Market Slump Expected to Dent Profits at Big Banks

Chinese Rating Agency Strips Western Nation of AAA Status

Euro Slips After Moody’s Downgrades Portugal’s Debt Rating

Gold Bullion Sales Soar, Central Banks Stock Up

US Retail Sales Likely Down for Second Month