Economics and Investing:

G.G. sent this: End of the Dollar?

Some severe gloomage, over at Zero Hedge: The Dollar Will Collapse Within 3-4 Months

Dr. R. highlighted this item: Connecting the Dots … Grain Shortages & Food Inflation Quietly Accelerating Due to Perfect Storm

Greg C. flagged this: Fears rise that Japan could sell off U.S. debt

Items from The Economatrix:

Of particular interest to SurvivalBlog readers in the hinterboonies: Postal Service to Cut 7,500 Jobs, Close Offices  

Asian Shares Higher After Wall Street Closes  

US Experiencing Uneven Job Growth Across States  

Oil Hits Highest Levels Since Recession  

Private Corporation Official Admits Impending US Bankruptcy  

US Consumer Confidence In US Falls More Than Forecast On Rising Fuel Prices  

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