Economics and Investing:

Pierre M. sent this: Debt crisis: a $46 trillion problem comes sweeping in

Pierre also suggested this by John Rubino: Welcome to the Currency War, Part 1: Iceland and the Tragedy of the Commons

Insight: European firms plan for Greek unrest and euro exit. (Thanks to Sue C. for the link.)

Ex-employees punish JPMorgan via CDS derivatives trades

Food stamp Usage Remains at All Time High, Record Number uf Households Receive $277 in Poverty Assistance Monthly

Items from The Economatrix:

Home Prices in US Fell at Slower Pace in Y/E March

Consumer Confidence in US Fell in May to Four-month Low

Oil Advances for Third Day on Outlook for US Economic Growth