Economics and Investing:

Reader M.M. liked this piece at Zero Hedge: The Biggest Ponzi Scheme in the History of the World

Jerry E. sent a link to an interview with Max Keiser, where he posits an overnight five to six percent jump in interest rates, and talks about the Edward Snowden situation.

Andre D. spotted this: Italy could need EU rescue within six months, warns Mediobanca

Jim Rogers: “This Is Too Insane–And I’m Afraid We’re All Going To Suffer For The Rest Of This Decade

Items from The Economatrix:

Ben Bernanke’s Real Message For Gold Investors, Translated By John Williams

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts:  Deflation First And Then MASSIVE INCREDIBLE Inflation

Economist Caution:  Prepare For “Massive Wealth Destruction”