Economics and Investing:

R.F.J. sent a piece about the far-reaching effects of China’s embargo of rare earths: You Don’t Bring a Praseodymium Knife to a Gunfight

Sue C. forwarded this: Fed’s Fisher: Policy Makers Must Be Aware of Dollar Impact

B.B. suggested this piece by Bob Chapman: We See Totally Surreal Markets

Thanks to Susan O. for this one: 75 Ways That The Government And The Financial Elite Will Be Sucking Even More of the Life Blood Out of the American People in 2011