Economics and Investing:

What Happens When the Bond Markets Turn Against the US?

A Brief 2,000-Year History of Silver Prices (Thanks to Terry F. for the link.)

C.D.V. sent: Kyle Bass: “This Ends in War; The Government’s Never Going to Tell You That It’s Going To Happen.”

Items from The Economatrix:

Fiscal Cliff Could Put Your Tax Refund On Hold

Fewer Banks Fail As Industry Strengthens

Fiscal Cliff:  What To Expect If There Is No Deal