Economics and Investing:

The latest at Dr. Housing Bubble: The financial psychology of negative equity – 1,880,000 California mortgage holders have no equity in their homes. California home prices will fall 15 to 25 percent in the coming years. 1 out of 3 California mortgage holders at risk of walking away or defaulting.

What’s the Difference Between 1 Gold Karat, 1 Diamond Carat and 1 Troy Ounce?

Ben S. suggested this: Normal Interest Rates Would be a Disaster for U.S. Debt

Items from The Economatrix:

Fears of a Slowdown in Japan Push Stocks Lower  

Quake Selloff Wipes $287 Billion Off Tokyo Stock Market  

Tangible Commodities Rule as Dollar Tumbles  

The Economic Aftershock of Japan  

The Rule of Gold After Financial Collapse