Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this Reuters report: Bank of Japan likely to ease, may buy longer-dated government bonds

Peter S. sent this: US home prices drop yet again

Also from Peter: Greece economy to shrink another 5%


Items from The Economatrix:

Outlay of $14 Trillion Hasn’t Solved Problem of Debt

The Best Reason in the World to Buy Gold

Unemployment Rate:  “Number Doesn’t Match Reality”

German Tempers Boil Over Back-door Euro Rescues