Economics and Investing:

Steve in Georgia liked this commentary from Bill Freeza, at Forbes: The International Monetary Fund Lays The Groundwork For Global Wealth Confiscation. Steve says: “This reminds me of the taxes levied in the movie Popeye.”

AmEx (American Expat) suggested this state-by-state data: How Will You Fare in the Obamacare Exchanges?

Marc Faber: Fed could up QE to $1 trillion a month

Items from The Economatrix:

The Carlyle Group’s Latest Investment… Trailer Parks

Hospitals cut thousands of jobs