Economics and Investing:

Jon M. was the first of several readers to send this: Global employment crisis will stir social unrest, warns UN agency

Reader M.E.W. forwarded this: Foreclosures sell at 26% discount

Danny B. sent us this: Bad Spending Habits, Lack Of Savings Leave Consumers And Baby Boomers In Financial Crisis

Thanks to Susan H. for sending this: How risky are uninsured bank deposits?

Items from The Economatrix:

Peak Gold Is Upon Us

Buy Gold Young Man, Buy Gold

Economy Gets Lift From Government Aid

More FDIC Friday Follies: Regulators Close Small Florida, Washington Banks

Aging Work Force Inspires Utility Worker Training