Economics and Investing:

Flagged by G.G.: Jim Rogers predicts a new recession in 2012

Also from G.G.: Drip after drip of deflation data

I was doing some web wandering, and found this over at Gold Eagle: The Coming Silver Supernova

Reader K.S.B. sent a link to a CBO report on the U.S. debt crisis that is a must read. The key word: unsustainable levels of debt. There are some articles discussing the CBO report in The American Spectator and in The New American.

John L. mentioned an article about counterfeit silver coins.

Frequent content contributor KAF sent this: North Dakota, Alaska lead US job creation, study says.

Another link from KAF: Home Vacancies Rise as U.S. Ownership Falls to Lowest in Decade