Economics and Investing:

Big Business Has No Community Or Country Loyalty – So Buy Local – RBS

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The Worse Things Get For You, The Better They Get For Wall Street, Sent in by J.Q.

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Items from Mr. Econocobas:

Empty Malls in China? A Lesson in Excess Capacity (Zero Hedge)

House Conservative Leaders Say It’s Too Late to Prevent a Debt Ceiling Hike (Reuters)

Economic Outlook Strongest Predictor of Immigration Views (Gallup)

Record Number of Americans Sell Blood Plasma to Make Ends Meet (Zero Hedge)

Debt in China: Deleveraging Delayed (The Economist)