Economics and Investing:

Forbes Predicts U.S. Gold Standard Within Five Years. (Thanks to C.D.V. for the link.)

C.D.V. also flagged this: PIMCO raises bet against U.S. government debt.

Jerry Robinson: Meet the System That Will Collapse the U.S. Dollar.

Items from The Economatrix:

Slumping Oil, Commodity Prices Halt Stock Rally

Gasoline Futures Tumble as Demand Slides

Don’t Buy A House in 2011 Before You Read This

We’re Nowhere Near a Top in Gold

A Word on Precious Metals Corrections