Economics and Investing:

Debt crisis: Greece to run out of money by August 20. (Thanks to J.B.G. for the link.)

Doug C. recommended this: Failing to Break Up the Big Banks is Destroying America

Santelli Rants: “Ditch The Duct Tape; The Problem Is Insolvency”. He says in summary: “We need pro-growth policies and spending cuts, right now.” (Thanks to B.B. for the link.)

Economy: The U.S. Retail Collapse Accelerates

Items from The Economatrix:

The War On Silver

Everything You Need To Know:  The Economic Collapse For Dummies “Micro Documentary”

Europe Is Sleepwalking Toward Imminent Disaster, Warn Top Economists

Global Economy In Worst Shape Since 2009