Economics and Investing:

F.G. sent us this: Number of U.S. expatriates increases 16% in 2011.

Diana sent us this: States seek currencies made of silver and gold

Kevin C. suggested this over at Lew Rockwell’s site: Internet Resources for the International Man

Items from The Economatrix:

S&P Warns Cuts Loom For G20 Nations

CBO:  Taxes Will Shoot Up By More Than 30% This Year

Bill Gross Explains Why “We Are Witnessing The Death Of Abundance” And Why Gold Is Becoming The Default “Store Of Value”

The Experts’ View On The Euro’s Future:  There Is None

Oil Prices Rise After Drop In US Hiring Expands