Economics and Investing:

The Massive Debt Bomb: $7,600,000,000,000 Dollars Of Debt Must Be Rolled Over In 2012

G.G. sent this: John Williams – Accelerating Great Collapse & Hyperinflation

Several readers sent this from Business Insider: 2011 GDP: 1.7%

Kevin K, sent the link to this interesting piece by Jim Willie: Tail Events, Isolation, New Normal

Items from The Economatrix:

Fitch Goes On A Rampage, Cuts Spain, Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, And Slovenia

Merkel Casts Doubts On Saving Greece From Meltdown

Aging Japan Faces “Chronic” Trade Deficit After Fukushima

IMF Slashes Global Growth Forecasts

Soros:  There Will Be Riots In The Streets Of America

Davos:  Big Questions From Top Delegates