Economics and Investing:

File under No Great Surprise Department: China May Stop Buying Treasurys as Growth Slows: Roach

Reader Chris D. suggested: Honest Work for Honest Silver Pay

U.S. closes 3 more banks, 68 so far in 2011. (One with 1.7 billion in deposits!)

Investors: Threat of Stagflation Looms as Prices Rise Despite Bad Economy

Items from The Economatrix:

Moody’s Lowers US Economic Outlook Through 2012

Analyst:  “Not To Own Gold Is To Trust Governments”

Economists See Growing Risk Of Global Recession

Here We Go Again:  Another Big Down Day For Dow

Gold Hits Latest Record High, Near $1,830

Behind The Selloff:  Stocks Pricing “Worst Case Scenario”