Economics and Investing:

Jason G. suggested this XtraNormal You Tube clip: Confiscation Through Inflation.

Best-selling investing author, former Marine (and prepper) Richard Kiyosaki talks some gloom and doom.

C.D.V. sent this: Gold for Oil: India and Iran Ditch Dollar. (Does this sound familiar?)

The Great Economic Storm: We Are Living In The Greatest Debt Bubble The World Has Ever Seen

Items from The Economatrix:

Existing Home Sales Hit 11-Month High In December

One Million Homeowners May Get Mortgage Writedowns

Refinery Shutdown Could Push Gas Prices To $4

Sell Treasuries, Buy Gold