Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this: Under Twist, The Fed Has Purchased 91% Of All Gross Issuance In Long-Dated US Treasurys

Sicily Pitchfork Movement in Revolt – Western Media Blackout

Hunkering down, or just a lifestyle change? Jim Cameron family “intend to reside indefinitely in New Zealand and acquiring property to operate as a working farm. (Thanks to N.V.T. for the link.)

And from B.B. a link to another Zero Hedge piece: Greece Warns It Will Soon Be In “Condition Of Absolute Poverty”

Items from The Economatrix:

Silver and the Shift To Measuring Wealth in Ounces Instead of Dollars

Hiring Surges in January; Jobless Rate at 8.3%

Jobs Report Lifts Dow to Highest Mark Since 2008

Silver Destined To Underperform Gold This Year