Economics and Investing:

Several readers mentioned a video that caused some jaw-dropping by the newscasters: Trader on the BBC says Eurozone Market will crash

Reader R.J. wrote to mentIon: ” So just how is ‘Operation Twist’ supposed to fix the economy? One positive from it: It gave me a chance to buy some relatively cheap silver.”

J. McC. pointed me to this: The €2 trillion fund to save the euro: The numbers keep getting bigger. When the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) was created in May last year it was underwritten to the tune of €440bn (£384bn).

Marty Weiss: Twelve (12) Giant U.S. Banks Vulnerable to Disaster

Items from The Economatrix:

Home Sales Jump 7.7% as Foreclosures Rise

Index Options Predict October Stock Collapse

Will Gold & Silver Climb a Further 250% and 300% Respectively?

New-home Sales Fell in August for Fourth Month

Stocks Jump on Investors’ Hopes for a Europe Fix