Economics and Investing:

Food Inflation Kept Hidden in Tinier Bags. “As an expected increase in the cost of raw materials looms for late summer, consumers are beginning to encounter shrinking food packages.” (Thanks to C.D.V. for the link.)

Yuri L. suggested this, over at Frugal Dad: Nine Ways to Prepare for Food Inflation

Reader Tony B. sent this: No One Cries for Argentina Embracing 25% Inflation as Fernandez Leads Boom

Wow That Was Fast! Libyan Rebels Have Already Established A New Central Bank Of Libya

Items from The Economatrix:

Gerald Celente & Lew Rockwell:  Gold, Guns and Getaway Plans  

Salivating at the Upside Potential of the Gold Market  

15 Indications that Bad Times Are About to Hit the U.S. Economy