Economics and Investing:

ICE to Buy NYSE for $8.2 Billion, Ending Era of Independence

Jim W. sent: Putting It In Perspective: In 2013 The Fed Will Conjure Enough Paper Money To Buy 11% Of All Existing Gold

Top 10 Things To Worry About In 2013

Items from The Economatrix:

The Real Killer Will Be The Next Recession And There Will Be One

Chart Of The Day:  The Death of America’s Middle Class

Fed Asset Buying Won’t Speed Growth Above 2%

What Inflation Means For You:  Inside The Consumer Price Index (CPI)