Economics and Investing:

The latest spike: St. Louis Fed Adjusted Monetary Base (BASE). With massive monetization still underway, the key question is :at what point will come the transition from deflation to mass inflation? I suspect fairly soon…

‘Plan for an economic 9/11’: Analysts warn Americans to buy guns and gold, predicting market crash and street riots within a year

Home prices fell in December in most US cities. Survey: Prices fell in 18 of 20 US cities in final months of 2011, prices back to 2002
. (Thanks to C.D.V. for the link.)

R.C. sent this: S&P declares Greek ‘selective default’ after bailout

Also from R.C.: The Fed’s Anti-Recession Effort May Unleash 15% Inflation.

Dollar Alternative Anyone? (A hat tip to Diana for the link.)

The Greek Default Credit Event Day Cometh: ISDA Committee Agrees to Review Greek CDS Trigger Query. Meanwhile, we read: If Greece isn’t a ‘credit event,’ what is? (Thanks to C.D.V. for the links.)

Items from The Economatrix:

John Galt:  It’s Time To Accept Reality That It’s Too Late

Market Crash And Street Riots Within A Year:  Americans Should Plan For Economic 9-11

Gas Prices Signal Tsunami of Inflation

The Kamikaze Debt Market Deleveraging