James K. was the first of several readers to send this piece in the usually Pollyannaish McNewspaper: Three doomsaying experts who foresee economic devastation ahead
G.G. suggested this: Extreme couponers push some retailers to tweak the rules.
Reader C.D.V. sent these four article links:
Cue the dark, foreboding Beethoven music: Iran Moves Further to End Petrodollar, Announces Will Accept Payment in Gold Instead of Dollars.