Economics and Investing:

Justin N. sent us a link to a Japan Times article: Consequences of U.S. debt.

From frequent contributor KAF: Death of the ‘McMansion’: Era of Huge Homes Is Over

S.M. sent a recent piece from NY Times Business Day: In Striking Shift, Small Investors Flee Stock Market

Items from The Economatrix:

Stocks Fluctuate on M&A Activity, Economic Worries

Broke US Cities Sell Parking, Airports, Zoos

Gerald Celente: We Are Heading For The GREATEST Depression

Rense And Celente Prepare For The Worst

Gloomy US Industrial Data Rattles World Markets

A Permanent Housing Collapse?

Bankruptcy Filings Soar in US and California Central Valley

Golden Rule (The Mogambo Guru)