Economics and Investing:

Wayne G. sent this: Consumer Confidence Tumbles, Home Prices Stagnate

Another flagged by veteran SurvivalBlog contributior G.G: All American Bank Fails; 2011 Tally at 85

RBS found this one: Americans ‘Hooked on Government’ as Record Number Get Benefits (Businessweek)

Items from The Economatrix:

Poll:  Many Boomers Staying Put Amid Bad Economy

New-home Sales Tick Up as Builders Slash Prices

Savers Protect Your Deposits from Bankrupting Banks and Quantitative Inflation

Tomorrow’s EU Summit Meeting Cancelled; Gold and Silver Skyrocket on News

We Are Saved Again By More Paper Injection / Gold And Silver Rebound To Score Higher Levels

GDP Grew 2.5%, Boosted By Consumer Spending; No Double-dip

Five Ways the European Debt Crisis Could Affect the US