Economics and Investing:

KAF sent this: Bernanke Says Extending Bush Tax Cuts Would Maintain Stimulus to Economy.

Frequent content contributor B.B. sent this: Chinese Central Bank Outlines Plan To Ditch The Dollar As The Yuan’s Peg

SurvivalBlog’s Poet Laureate G.G. spotted this: White House predicts record $1.47 trillion deficit

Items from The Economatrix:

Sales of Previously Occupied Homes Falls 5.1%

These 72 Analysts Believe Gold Will Go Parabolic to Between $2,500 and $15,000 Per Ounce Poll: Majority Believe Road Warrior Depression Coming

Nothing Was Sacred: The Theft of the American Dream

Economic Meltdown: The Final Phase