Economics and Investing:

20 Signs That Europe Is Plunging Into A Full-Blown Economic Depression

D.D. suggested this one: The Coming Paradigm Shift in Silver
Richard Russell, Joseph Granville, & Baltic Dry Index Warnings = Get Out Of Stocks!

Sven sent this: Why Are the Chinese Buying Record Quantities of Gold?

Congressional Budget Office reports another $1 trillion deficit. (Thanks to B.B. for the link.)                                      

Items from The Economatrix:

Wall Street Cuts Losses On Late Buying

US Grows 2.8% In Q4, But Not Enough To Keep The Rally Going

Retirement In America Is “Endangered”

2011:  Worst Record For U.S. New-Home Sales

Obama Stance On Economy “A Parallel Universe”