Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this: Belarus Hyperinflation Update: Food Runs Out As Friendly Foreigners Take Advantage Of The “Favorable” Exchange Rate Arb

John R. sent this: Analysis: As debt maturities loom, U.S. needs to extend

Also from John: Fearing An Even Worse Inflationary Depression Ahead (Bob Chapman)

Reader Hal C. sent this link: John Williams of ShadowStats interviewed by Goldseek. He is predicting hyperinflation.

B.B. suggested: Maple Leaf sets silver record: 2010 bullion sales rise 74% from 2009

Items from The Economatrix:

After Bumpy August, Economy Shows Signs of Growth

Retailers Report Solid Gains For August

Carmakers Report Surprisingly Strong August Sales

25 Signs That the Financial World is About to Hit The Big, Red Panic Button

Investors are Down in August and Jittery as Ever