Economics and Investing:

“I Get It Now.” A beginners to guide to investing in physical silver. (A hat tip to CRW for the link.)

In Price of Farmland, Echoes of Another Boom

J.B.G. sent this from from The Daily Mail: Petrol prices could hit £2 a litre if Libya turmoil escalates, warns Government minister. (At the current exchange rate this works out to about $13 USD per gallon.)

Items from The Economatrix:

As Silver Touches $34.90 US Mint Runs Out Of Bullion Blanks, Halts American Eagle Silver Coin Production  

Silver Still In Backwardation / Small Silver Deliveries  

China “Attacks The Dollar” – Moves To Further Cement Remnibi Reserve Currency Status