Economics and Investing:

G.G. flagged this: Delaying retirement: 80 is the new 65

Reader AmEx sent this: Taxmageddon: Massive Tax Hikes on the Horizon

The chicanery between the Fed and ECB – twin balance sheets near peak levels and many European nations back in recession

Items from The Economatrix:

Gross Says US Economy Suffering From “Structural” Unemployment (Not “Cyclical”)

April Jobs Report: What It All Means

US Economy Faces “Fiscal Cliff”:  Fed Officials

Warren Buffett’s right-hard man, Charlie Munger doesn’t grok gold: “…Gold is a great thing to sew into your garments if you’re a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939, but I think civilized people don’t buy gold, they invest in productive businesses…” (Thanks to J. Mc.C for the link.)