Economics and Investing:

A credit crunch is looming! European banks prepare for worst, hoard cash. (A hat tip to Sue C. for the link.)

Steve F. sent this news, which represents one more reason to stockpile nickels at home: Nickel will outperform Gold in next 12 months: Deutsche Bank

What To Expect: QE3, $2,200 Gold, and The Trillion Dollar Bazooka

Kinsley: About Rising Inflation, Please Remain Worried. (Thanks to G.G. for the link.)

Items from The Economatrix:

Silver and the Gold Standard

Government Math Hides True Unemployment

Hungary May Be First To Default

Warning Signs That We Should Prepare For The Worst