Economics and Investing:

Egypt and Tunisia usher in the new era of global food revolutions

G.G. flagged a piece by veteran investing guru Richard Russell (of Dow Theory fame): The Dollar Has Lost All Stability And Is Ready For A Crash

B.B. sent this: Why the Smart Money is Trading Dollar Bills for Hard Assets

Items from The Economatrix:

All 100 Oz. Bars of Silver Gone in a Matter of Days

Davos 2011: Roubini Says G-20 Has Become G-0  

America Faces Biggest Deficit in History  

Federal Reserve Concerned Over US Job Creation  

UK Retailers Cut 10,000 Jobs Last Month  

Will Gold, Silver & Oil Prices Soar on Social Unrest in the Middle East?  (Yes, Yes, and Yes)  

Alan Greenspan Entertains Metal Standard, Again