Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this bit of confirmation my predictions: Urban Institute: Foreclosure backlog to ‘take decades to complete’

Mortgage Aid Programs Still Have Trouble Helping Homeowners In Distress

Foreclosure Free Ride:  Three Years, No Payments

Items from The Economatrix:

US Mint Says Has Enough Gold, Silver Eagles Coins

A Look At Economic Developments Around The Globe

Asian Stocks Advance On US Optimism

Consumer Comfort In US Receded Last Week