Economics and Investing:

John R. suggested this piece by Rick Ackerman: Finally, It’s the Fed That Has Become Too Big to Fail

Reader AmEx (American Expatriate) sent this: Gold Holdings in ETPs Plunge Amid Signs of Recovery

Nevada Unemployment: The Worst Gets Worse

Items from The Economatrix:

Second Wave of Housing Bust Hammers More Cities  

Consumer Confidence Index Hits Eight-Month High  

US Economy Contracting, Pound Plunges  

World’s Economy Recovery Continues, Says Think Tank