Economics and Investing:

Brian C. sent: The Eight Least Expensive States to Live in the U.S.

Argentina Legitimizes Black-Market Currency With New Dollar-Backed CDs. (Thanks to H.L. for the link.)

Preppers Beware : Our “Hoarding” Can Be Deemed Illegal

Items from The Economatrix:

Consumer Spending, Jobs Data Point To Lukewarm Growth

Meredith Whitney:  Did The Fed Just Torpedo The Muni Bond Market?

New Data On Incomes, Spending, Jobless Claims; IPO Problems