Economics and Investing:

J.B.G. sent this: Officials hint Fed on the verge of more easing.

Thanks to S.M. for sending this bit of confirmation to an earlier report: China Said to Widen Its Embargo of [Rare Earth] Minerals

Sue C. sent: 11 state pension funds that may run of out money

Items from The Economatrix:

Gerald Celente: “We Are Living On Borrowed Time”

Reaching For Yield In The Bond Market (The Mogambo Guru)

Dollar Declines for Fifth Straight Week on Prospects of More Monetary Easing By Fed

Say Good-bye To Traditional Free Checking

Silver On The Move

Silver Shipments From China, Biggest Exporter, May Plunge By 40% This Year