Economics and Investing:

You read about this first in SurvivalBlog: Shale gas boom now visible from space

The Real Story Of How ‘Untouchable’ Wall Street Execs Avoided Prosecution. (Thanks to Jim W. for the link.)

Scam complete: the US government takes a page from Diocletian’s book…

Items from The Economatrix:

Gold Bank Run Accelerating In Europe

Royal Canadian Mint Rationing Silver Coins

Britain’s Economy Flirts With Triple-Digit Recession