Economics and Investing:

I found this article linked at The Drudge Report: Food Prices Rise to Near-Record as Inflation Accelerates

John R. recommended a piece by Martin A. Armstrong: The Next Wave

B.B. sent this: Mexican Central Bank Quietly Buys 100 Tons of Gold

Jim Rogers: Oil Price Will Keep Rising; Silver to Fall

Debt-Ceiling Brinksmanship: Treasury Will Hit Legal Limit When It Borrows $13.86 Billion More

Items from The Economatrix:

Any Chance of Gold Confiscation?

Precious Metals vs. The USD

10 States Where Pensions are Running Out of Money

US Dollar Crash Warned May Be Underway

Fresh US Dollar Slide Rekindles Pre-Crisis Angst