Economics and Investing:

Lee H. sent this: China cutting rare earth exports to the world by 10+%. China provides 97% of rare earths to the world.

Peter Schiff: Home Prices Are Still Too High. (Thanks to G.G. for the link.)

Steve C. sent a link to an article quoting Marc Faber: Long-Term US Treasurys Are ‘Suicidal Investment’

Items from The Economatrix:

Fewer Join Unemployment Rolls; Good Sign for 2011  

Stocks Down Slightly As Investors Lock In 2010  

Oil Settles Below $90 On Government Supply Report