Economics and Investing:

Forecaster predicts the next crisis

Bob Chapman: A Nation Exclusively Run For Corporate Interests. (Thanks to John R. for the link.)

G.G. sent this: Egypt and the growing problem of global inflation.

John also mentioned a guest post over at Zero Hedge: The Road to Madness Is Paved With $100 Bills

Your Cheat Sheet to the 11 Countries Which Could Follow Egypt’s Lead

Huge Winter Storm Threatens Wheat, Cattle

Items from The Economatrix:

Nine Signs that the Price of Oil is About to Soar Beyond $100 a Barrel  

Less Than a 3% Drop in Asset Values Could Wipe Out Wall Street 

Are Gold and Silver Still a Buy?  Absolutely — Here’s Why