Economics and Investing:

Several readers mentioned this: IMF Says U.S. Financial System May Need $76 Billion in Capital

G.G. suggested a piece by Niall Ferguson: Sun Could Set Suddenly on Superpower as Debt Bites.

China Becomes Second Biggest World Economy

Reader “AmEx” (American Expatriate) spotted this: Fed’s Bullard:Worried About Possible Deflationary Outcome For US

Also from AmEx: Top Hedge Funds That Dodged Crash, Rode Market Back Turn Gloomy