Reader F.J.R. suggested this from The Washington Times: Currency control efforts worry Argentines 
Guess How Many Americans Don’t Have Enough Saved To Cover A $1,000 Emergency?  (Thanks to G.G. for the link.)
B.G. spotted this: Fed Surveys: Economy in Worse Shape Than Feared, Recession Odds Spike to 50% 
Sign of the times: Complete, and Ongoing List of U.S. Retail Stores Closing in 2011 Calendar Year . (A hat tip to Kyle L. for the link.)
Items from The Economatrix:
US Companies Feeling Impact of European Crisis . JWR’s Comment: Just wait until there is the inevitable global cascade of margin calls.