Economics and Investing:

L.H. in Colorado sent: State Fiscal Condition: Ranking the 50 States. (Yet again, the American Redoubt region ranks favorable.) The debt levels of some states, such as Texas, are astounding, and any future defaults in times of economic depression could be devastating.

From G.G.: Puerto Rico Default “Likely”, FT Reports

Items from The Economatrix:

Gold And Silver – There Are Reasons Greater Than Demand For Owning Them

U.S. Bled To Death By China And Harvested For Its Organs-Dr. Jim Willie

Why Is Goldman Sachs Warning That The Stock Market Could Decline By 10 Percent Or More?