Economics and Investing:

10 Reasons Why the Reign of the U.S. Dollar as the World Reserve Currency is About to End

Is Inflation, a Stagnant Economy, and Lower Standard of Living in Our Future?

Lee M. sent this: Student Loans on Rise — for Kindergarten

After the riots, Spain swings the axe on spending. (Thanks to Pierre M. for the link.)

Items from The Economatrix:

Recovery?  Housing Says It’s A Hoax

Security Breach Hits US Card Processors, Banks

A Cashless Society May Be Closer Than Most People Would Even Dare To Imagine

Providence, Rhode Island Bankruptcy Seen As Unavoidable On Budget Gap