Economics and Investing:

Three article links courtesy of loyal content contributor K.A.F.:

German minister raises ‘orderly default’ for Greece

Greek default jitters hammer French banks, euro

Greek tax, customs workers and taxis on strike

Rhonda T. flagged this: The Fed’s options are futile without Congress

C.D.V. sent this: S&P Could Fall 20%, 2-Year Treasury Hit 0%: Analyst

Items from The Economatrix:

John Galt:  The September Calendar of Potential Doom and Disaster by Date and Event

Commodities Look Set to Rocket Higher

Analysis:  Pension Funds in New Crisis as Deficit Hole Grows

Regulators Close Small Florida Bank; 2011 Total is 71

World Biggest Economies Grinding to a Halt

Rand Paul Seeks Vote Of No Confidence On Timothy Geithner