Economics and Investing:

An interesting perspective on calculating life insurance coverage or retirement savings: How long do you expect to be dead?

Robert Fitzwilson: “History says that once set in motion, fiat money schemes cannot be reversed. Tragedy and collapse are the terminal destinations.”

We Have a Shortage of Gold – Eric Sprott

Items from The Economatrix:

The Twinkie That Broke The Economy’s Back:  Just Two Weeks Since The Election And 100,000+ Jobs Lost

US Treasury Secretary Geithner:  Lift Debt Ceiling To Infinity

Greenspan On The Cliff:  This Leveraged Economy Was No Accident~Take The Deal~Recession Is Guaranteed

Dollar Collapse Update:  7 of 10 Asian Countries Move From Dollars To Yuans