Economics and Investing:

Cue the the Gianini Requiem: Reports: Bank of America to shutter 600 branches

Another Sob Story: Saab to appeal creditor protection rejection. Who would have ever thought that Saab would be bailed out by China?

John R. suggested this over at Zero Hedge: ECBCTRL+P: The Next Steps In The European Implosion. The piece begins: “Wondering what is next for Europe? Don’t be. With Jurgen Stark, aka the last real hawk at the ECB, gone, here comes ‘the printing.'”

Items from The Economatrix:

Fed Says 12 Regions Grew Modestly this Summer

The Worst is Yet to Come

Only Precious Metals Can Prepare You for the Banking Crisis

European Banks Face Collapse Under Debts