Economics and Investing:

Nickel Enters Bull Market as Supply Concerns Mount After Crimea – Bloomberg. – JBG

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Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape – – RBS

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Items from The Economatrix:

Sentiment Highest Since July

White House Ramps Up Housing-Reform Push As Legislation Approaches Key Hurdle

It All Begins With This: U.S. Middle Class Is No Longer The World’s Richest

CEO ‘Post-Weather’ Optimism Collapses To 5-Month Lows

Mortgage Companies Face “Tremendously Difficult” Year As Housing Recovery Crumbles