Economics and Investing:

Josh flagged this: 100% Chance of Crisis, Worse Than 2008: Jim Rogers

M.C. highlighted this headline: The Fall of the Eurozone? Merkel Calls for “New Europe”

C.D.V. alerted us to this: Alabama County Votes for Biggest Muni Bankruptcy on Record ($3.14 billion!)

M.E.W. sent this piece by “Recovering Venture Capitalist” Bill Freeza: Will Western Civilization Rediscover The Moral Foundations Of Sound Money?

Items from The Economatrix:

These Five Charts Clearly Show Just How Major — And Depressing — The Current Unemployment Situation Really Is

Employers Post Most Job Openings in Three Years

Retirement Crisis Closes in On Baby Boomers

Progress in Italy, Greece on Debt Sends Stocks Up