Economics and Investing:

The Next Banking Crisis Starts Here

The latest Calvin and Hobbes cartoon (August 30, 2011) sums up the prevailing attitude in modern-day America. (Thanks to P.D.K. for the link.)

Chuck from The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor pointed me to a special report series, where CNBC belatedly wakes up about the bull market in gold.

Items from The Economatrix:

Irene Likely to Lead to Higher Insurance Premiums

Euro Bailouts in Doubt as “Hysteria” Sweeps Germany

Three Years After Lehman, a New Debt Crisis Looms

Fear Sets In, Panic Begins, Ruin Perceived, Prepare for Gold $2100