Economics and Investing:

Citigroup: Dollar May Drop 11 Percent in 2011 as Treasurys Fall. (A tip of the hat to Brett G. for the link.)

Katrine recommended this over at The End Of The The American Dream blog: 16 Nightmarish Economic Trends To Watch Carefully

Tipping Point: 25 Signs That The Coming Financial Collapse Is Now Closer Then Ever. (Kudos to Tim E. for sending the link.)

Florida ATM Spits Out Gold, Not Cash. But you’ve got to wonder about the mark-up… (Thanks to Steve P. for the link.)

Still more FDIC Friday Follies, as six more banks bite the dust: Regulators close banks in Ga., Fla., Ark., Minn.

Items from The Economatrix:

Drop In Jobless Claims Help Helps Send Stocks Higher  

Mish Shedlock:  Bloodbath In Muni Bonds  

Gold’s Prospects Rosey In 2011 But Pitfalls Abound  

Home Construction Up After Two-Month Decline  

Natural Gas Prices Fall Despite Cold Weather  

Jerry Brown:  California Budget Is “Much Worse Than I Thought…We’ve Been Living In Fantasy Land”