Economics and Investing:

US will lose AAA credit rating, says M&G’s Jim Leaviss. (Kudos to J.B.G. for the link.)


Items from The Economatrix:

Stocks, Bond Yields Rise As Fed Sticks By Stimulus  

Good Signs: Retail Sales Up, CEOs In Hiring Mood  

Stronger Reports, Fed News Push Treasury Rates Up  

Stocks Fall As Euro Worries Overshadow US Growth  

Factory Output, Low Prices Give Economy Boost  

JP Morgan And The Great Silver Caper