Economics and Investing:

Simon Black concludes that the 2012 Election doesn’t matter: I apologize for what you’re about to read. (Thanks to Steven F. for the link.)

A nation in the pangs of deleveraging – The long-term trend of a declining dollar and a collapsing middle class.


Items from The Economatrix:

Wall Street Drops For Second Day On Fiscal Worries

US “Fiscal Cliff” Biggest Risk For Canada, G20

Admit Economic Ignorance

Job Openings In US Decreased By 100,000 In September

Employers Post Fewest Job Ads In Five Months

Compared To Other Countries, US Job Market Looks Pretty Good