Economics and Investing:

John R. recommended a podcast interview of Martin Armstrong: Capital Controls Coming In The US

Stephen M. sent this: Record Consecutive Treasury Dump From Fed’s Custody Account. [JWR’s Comment: And this comes amidst Eurozone turmoil when U.S. Treasury paper should be seen as a relative safe haven. So this some very bad news!]

The fragility of “Just In Time” inventory processes: Global Economy Could Endure Disaster For Only a Week. (Thanks to Steve H. for the link.)

Items from The Economatrix:

The Possibility of $1,000 Silver Before Hyperinflation

Factory Orders Rise, But Business Investments Slip

Oil Price Stays Around $103 a Barrel

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard:  2012 Could Be The Year Germany Lets The Euro Die