Economics and Investing:

This could happen in America, too!: European nations begin seizing private pensions. Mark my words. I predict that the politicians and policy wonks will say: “Nationalizing the IRAs and 401(k)s is the only thing that will save Social Security.” Oh, but they’ll probably call he whole socialist scheme “privatizing”, to sugar coat it.

I noticed that silver took a dip on Tuesday morning. In a long term bull market, you should watch the tickers closely and buy on the dip days!

George Soros: The United States Must Stop Resisting The Orderly Decline Of The Dollar, The Coming Global Currency And The New World Order

Pinch those pennies: To Boost Your Finances, Sweat the Small Stuff in 2011.

TARP deadbeats pose major problems

“Crash Taxes” Show the Desperation of US Government Workers

Items from The Economatrix:

Stocks Start 2011 with a Big Lift  

Oil Prices Start the New Year at a 26-Month High  

Hiding A Depression:  How The US Government Does It  

European Debt Markets “Face Second Debt Crisis”