Economics and Investing:

James K. sent this: The 10 most oil-rich states. “These 10 States accounted for roughly 94% of all onshore U.S. reserves as of the end of 2011.”

J. McC. sent this: America’s Urban Distress: Which States and Regions set up their Cities to Fail? Once again, notice the reverse correlation of The American Redoubt region.

Items from The Economatrix:

Extreme Gold Market:  Supply vs. Demand

Old System Struggling and Dying-Catherine Austin Fitts

If “Europe Is Fine” Why Is Deutsche Bank Deleveraging At The Fastest Pace Since The Crisis of 2011?