Economics and Investing:

Cyprus banks shut until Tuesday [March 26th] amid scramble for Plan B

EU gives Cyprus bailout ultimatum, risks euro exit

British Politician’s Warning to Europeans With Cash in the Bank: ‘Get Your Money Out While You Can’

Diana V. sent: For Jittery Spaniards, Bitcoin Is Looking Better and Better

The Revenue Deficit From Progressive Tax Rates

Items from The Economatrix:

Inflation Picks Up, But Still Hovers In The Fed’s Comfort Zone

Jobless Claims Fall Again As Labor Market Improves

Americans Spent More On Gas, Less At The Mall

ADP:  Private Sector Job Growth Remains “Sturdy”

Ick!  America’s Economic Signals Are Wildly Mixed