Economics and Investing:

H.H. sent this: European Central Banks Halt Gold Sales

Jeff E. was the first of several readers to send this: Banks Keep Failing, No End in Sight

From G.G.: Banks Keep Failing, No End in Sight

U.S. Economy “Close to a destructive tipping point” Glenn Hubbard Says. (Thanks to John G. for the link.)

Merry recommended a Mike Maloney lecture video.

Items from The Economatrix:

Cold Hard Reality Hits Oregon

Supply Squeeze of Physical Gold and Silver May Be Heating Up

The Currency Crisis of 2010-2011

A Hazard of Buying Bond Funds Now

A Red Alert Threat To The Regime

Sour Economic Mood in Living Room and Board Room

Recession Rips at US Marriages, Expands Income Gap