Economics and Investing:

B.B. suggested this: It’s the Math, Stupid!: Seven Devastating Facts About 2012

Echoing the statements by Kyle Bass that were quoted in SurvivalBlog: Debt Crisis 2012: Forget Europe, Check Out Japan

Items from The Economatrix:

Top 10 Companies Hiring This Week

Stores See Busy But Not Bang-up Christmas Eve

US New Homes Sales Heading For Worse Year Ever

Another Face Of US Recession:  Homeless Children

US Homes Lose $700 Billion In Value In 2011–And That’s The Good News