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2012 Year in Review - Reference Links

Friday, December 21, 2012, 11:46 AM

Background

(1) http://disgu.st/~jon/books/david_collum-30_years_investing.pdf

(2) http://www.peakprosperity.com/forum/david-b-collums-2010-year-review/50352

(3) http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/2011-year-review-david-collum/67586

(4) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_business_cycle_theory

(5) http://lmgtfy.com/?q=How+do+I+google+something%3F

(6) http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=pd_sl_uezudt4v6_b?rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Abattle+for+soul+of+capitalism&keywords=battle+for+soul+of+capitalism&ie=UTF8&psrk=battle+for+the+soul+of+capitalism+amazon

(7) http://www.youtube.com/user/CapitalAccount

Investing

(8) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-29/uniqueness-2012s-equity-performance

(9) http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/115128696?access_key=key-158l19rbdn5jctp6hm06

(10) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/john-arnold-closing-centaurus-energy-master-fund-central-planning-slowly-kills-commodity-tradin

(11) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/grant-williams-simplicity-owning-gold

(12) http://cgi.money.cnn.com/tools/saveyoung/index.html

Election Year

(13) http://www.businessinsider.com/leaked-emails-stratfor-analysts-didnt-believe-laden-was-buried-at-sea-2012-3

(14) http://amateurvscompetent.wordpress.com/2012/12/01/who-took-food-and-gas-out-of-the-cola/

(15) http://www.financialsensearchive.com/editorials/reality/2004/1007.html

(16) http://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/birth-death-ratio.asp#axzz2E5Hp72TZ

(17) http://seekingalpha.com/article/968101-adp-grossly-overstates-job-growth-for-last-12-months-by-419-000-jobs?source=kizur

(18) http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/30/opinion/the-index-of-missing-economic-indicators-the-unemployment-myth.html

(19) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-05/odd-arima-x-12-statistical-aberration

(20) http://www.macrotrends.org/1377/u6-unemployment-rate

(21) http://www.riskreversal.com/2012/07/11/chart-of-the-day-presidential-election-cycle-fallacies/

(22) http://www.seasonalcharts.com/zyklen_wahl_dowjones4j.html

(23) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdqGS0RWlcw&NR=1&feature=endscreen

Broken Markets

(24) http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/79166/joe-saluzzi-hft-parasites-killing-market-host

(25) http://www.nanex.net/aqck2/3571.html

(26) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703339304575240520051755794.html

(27) http://www.ndtv.com/article/profit/10-facts-on-the-flash-crash-in-stocks-today-302469

(28) http://5minforecast.agorafinancial.com/dodge-these-market-schemes/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+5MinForecast+%285+Min.+Forecast%29

(29) http://www.nanex.net/aqck/2997.html

(30) http://blog.themistrading.com/cheetah-traders/

(31) http://blogs.barrons.com/focusonfunds/2012/08/01/vanguard-flash-crash-comparison-not-apt-for-wednesdays-trading/?mod=google_news_blog

(32) http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/20/us-column-kemp-oil-flashcrash-idUSBRE88J0K520120920

(33) http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/10/investing/treasuries-flash-crash/index.html

(34) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-23/apple-trade-on-bats-triggers-circuit-breaker-stock-rebounds.html

(35) http://www.financialsensenewshour.com/broadcast/fsn2012-0804-2.mp3

(36) http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/83fc3c2a-a2bb-11e1-826a-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1vT6yS9qq

(37) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304065704577424733907622256.html?mod=WSJEUROPE_hpp_LEFTTopWhatNews

(38) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-16/newly-public-ruckus-blames-ipo-bomb-wait-it-hurricane-sandy

(39) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-17/facebook-poses-biggest-test-of-rule-curbing-market-orders.html

(40) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-zczJXSxnw

Precious Metals

(41) http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/20215562?access_key=key-1v2uqi2btjp5o6nk9s87 | http://www.zerohedge.com/news/fed-gold-price-manipulation

(42) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/chris-martenson-explains-how-gold-manipulated-and-why-thats-okay

(43) http://truthingold.blogspot.com/2012/08/to-be-or-not-to-be-isthe-silver-market.html

(44) http://www.gata.org/files/FedArthurBurnsOnGold-6-03-1975.pdf

(45) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Thursday

(46) http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/3719271/Gordon-Browns-gold-bullion-bungle-cost-us-600-each.html

(47) http://www.kitco.com/

(48) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0jpso4jDC4&feature=relmfu

(49) http://www.occ.gov/topics/capital-markets/financial-markets/trading/derivatives/dq212.pdf

(50) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4IBUTHyROs&feature=youtu.be

(51) http://www.gfms.co.uk/

(52) http://www.securitiestechnologymonitor.com/news/Nasdaq-OMX-Stockholm-Morgan-Stanley-DMA-Trading-Fine-30584-1.html

(53) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMux5ty90g0

(54) http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/02/09/warren-buffett-berkshire-shareholder-letter/

(51) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/einhorn-eviscerates-buffet-if-you-wrap-all-100-bills-circulation-it-would-form-cube-74-feet-sid

(52) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/dalio-gold-buffett-making-big-mistake

(53) http://pragcap.com/bill-gross-double-digit-stock-and-bond-returns-are-a-thing-of-the-past

(54) http://www.resourceinvestor.com/2011/09/19/perfect-storm-makes-tidal-wave-of-gold-demand

(55) http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/25/us-markets-precious-idUSBRE88N0UU20120925

(56) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/meet-latest-converted-gold-bug-imf

(57) http://www.debka.com/article/21673/

(58) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-23/how-iran-evades-western-blocakde-turkey-dubai-iran-petrogold-triangle

(59) http://www.mining.com/gold-to-rise-on-becoming-tier-1-banking-asset-84907/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

(60) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/20/utah-gold-silver-currency_n_1440171.html

(61) http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/lectures/origins-and-mission.htm

(62) http://www.igmchicago.org/igm-economic-experts-panel/poll-results?SurveyID=SV_cw1nNUYOXSAKwrq

(63) http://www.lewrockwell.com/paul/paul691.html

(64) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-09/exclusive-bank-england-fed-no-indication-should-course-be-given-bundesbank

(65) http://gata.org/node/5574/print

(66) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/tungsten-filled-1-kilo-gold-bar-found-uk

(67) http://usawatchdog.com/central-banks-gold-likely-gone-eric-sprott/

(68) http://www.rapidtrends.com/gold-carry-trade-what-is-it/

(69) http://www.goldmoney.com/podcast/james-turk-a-lot-of-central-bank-gold-is-missing.html

(70) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/switzerland-wants-its-gold-back-new-york-fed

(71) http://hat4uk.wordpress.com/2012/10/26/ecb-gold-plans-germany-audits-its-gold-reserves-looks-to-bring-them-home/

(72) http://azizonomics.com/2011/09/06/currency-wars-switzerland-debases-the-franc/

(73) http://www.netcastdaily.com/broadcast/fsn2012-0125-1.mp3

Resources and Energy

(74) http://www.peakprosperity.com/crashcourse/chapter-1-three-beliefs

(75) http://www.forbes.com/sites/frederickallen/2012/03/01/jeremy-grantham-says-capitalism-may-destroy-us-all/

(76) http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000069346

(77) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/9500667/Peak-cheap-oil-is-an-incontrovertible-fact.html

(78) http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ambroseevans-pritchard/100019812/saudi-oil-well-dries-up/

(79) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/9500667/Peak-cheap-oil-is-an-incontrovertible-fact.html

(80) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/9500667/Peak-cheap-oil-is-an-incontrovertible-fact.html

(81) http://oilprice.com/Interviews/The-Real-Reason-Behind-Oil-Price-Rises-An-Interview-with-James-Hamilton.html

(82) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-12/u-s-to-overtake-saudi-arabia-s-oil-production-by-2020-iea-says.html

(83) http://www.theoildrum.com/node/9292?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+theoildrum+%28The+Oil+Drum%29

(84) http://www.hussman.net/wmc/wmc120423.htm

(85) http://www.blacklistednews.com/20_Signs_That_Dust_Bowl_Conditions_Will_Soon_Return_To_The_Heartland_Of_America/18172/0/38/38/Y/M.html

(86) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-20/atlanta-s-water-war-is-first-in-a-gathering-flood.html

(87) http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/Broadcast/Entries/2012/9/8_James_Dines.html

Baptists

(88) http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2770&context=flr&sei-redir=1&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Furl%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3D1927%2520congressional%2520hearings%2520on%2520stock%2520speculation%26source%3
Dweb%26cd%3D6%26ved%3D0CEwQFjAF%26url%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fir.lawnet.fordham.edu%252Fcgi%252Fviewcontent.cgi%253Farticle%253D2770%
2526context%253Dflr%26ei%3Dn6fHUPGdG-uo0AGbxoHACA%26usg%3DAFQjCNEJGZFQSmp1JWuDzINJfOM42ecHzA#search=%221927%20congressional%20hearings%20stock%20speculation%22

(89) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm9VrKlXT_A

(90) http://thomasecc.posterous.com/82563288

(91) http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/story/2012-03-03/david-stockman-says-economic-disaster-lurks/53339644/1?csp=Dailybriefing

(92) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-emperor-naked

(93) http://www.bloomberg.com/video/david-stockman-on-fed-u-s-deficit-economy-fjVvrmEFQ6OBaN2oXUXkNQ.html

(94) http://www.hussmanfunds.com/wmc/wmc120924.htm

(95) http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/are-george-soros-the-imf-and-the-world-bank-purposely-trying-to-scare-the-living-daylights-out-of-us

(96) http://www.pimco.com/EN/insights/pages/life-and-death-proposition.aspx

(97) http://www.beaconequity.com/jim-rogers-americas-cocktail-for-civil-war-2012-07-02/

(98) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/bob-janjuah-markets-are-so-rigged-policy-makers-i-have-no-meaningful-insights-offer

(99) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/bob-janjuah-dismisses-central-bank-independence-amid-monetary-anarchy

(100) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204368104577136531481564726.html

(101) http://www.businessinsider.com/ray-dalio-america-beautiful-deleveraging-2012-5

(102) http://www.gmo.com/websitecontent/JG_LetterALL_11-12.pdf

(103) http://www.rallc.com/Our%20Ideas/Insights/Fundamentals/Pages/F_2012_Nov_1_Percent_The_New_Normal_Growth_Rate.aspx

(104) http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/113900908?access_key=key-m21ipn6jrc23rfloqcm

(105) http://www.theoildrum.com/node/7853

(106) http://www.businessinsider.com/richard-branson-went-to-the-fancy-white-house-dinner-and-asked-obama-for-weed-2012-3

(107) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-president-choomwagon

(108) http://www.dallasfed.org/news/speeches/fisher/2008/fs080528.cfm

(109) http://banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.LiveStream&Hearing_id=6f843892-af6b-4bf0-968c-7ab6f3a5d1a4

(110) http://www.grantspub.com/userfiles/files/g30n06d.pdf

(111) http://dissentradio.com/radio/12_04_26_wenzel.mp3

(112) http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2012/04/my-speech-delivered-at-new-york-federal.html

(113) http://dailybail.com/home/james-grant-on-bernanke-the-great-levitation.html

(114) http://dailybail.com/home/james-grant-on-bernanke-the-great-levitation.html

(115) http://www.bearishnews.com/post/4855?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+BearishNews+(Bearish+News)

(116) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-einhorn/fed-interest-rates_b_1472509.html

(117) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-25/david-einhorn-explains-how-ben-bernanke-destroying-america

(118) http://billmoyers.com/segment/john-reed-on-big-banks-power-and-influence/

(119) http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ee1c04b4-6deb-11e1-b9c7-00144feab49a.html#axzz1pBakXZn6

(120) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-25/congress-damns-corzine-but-lets-him-off-the-hook.html

(121) http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-09-19/rethinking-robert-rubin#p1

(122) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-03/did-psychopaths-take-over-wall-street-asylum-commentary-by-william-cohan.html

Bankers

(123) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/15/business/a-public-exit-from-goldman-sachs-hits-a-wounded-wall-street.html?_r=1&hp

(124) http://www.minyanville.com/dailyfeed/2012/04/02/goldman-sachs-sells-stake-in/

(125) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203920204577191014034430488.html

(126) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAKsMnAM8vk

(127) http://www.rcwhalen.com/pdf/finra_051712_final.pdf

(128) http://jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com/2012/03/mf-global-trustee-freeh-asks-court-to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JessesCafeAmericain+%28Jesse%27s+Café+Américain%29

(129) http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2012-12-22/mf-global-roundup-louis-freeh-feeling-heat-bill-black-talks-fraud-capital-acc

(130) http://jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com/2012/03/mf-global-trustee-asking-customers-to.html

(131) http://opinions.caduceusx.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=7595

(132) http://www.blacklistednews.com/CME_Chairman_Testifies_To_Congress%3A_%22A_Senior_MF_Global_Employee_Indicated_To_Us_That_Mr._Corzine_Knew_Loans_Had_Been_
Made_From_Customer_Segregated_Accounts%22/21210/0/38/38/Y/M.html

(133) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303879604577408621039204432.html

(134) http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31510813/vp/47480748#47480748

(135) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/29/jpmorgan-chase-securities-london-whale_n_1552037.html

(136) http://www.republicreport.org/2012/jp-morgan-spencer-baucus/

(137) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/cost-best-senate-banking-committee-jp-morgan-can-buy-877798-bribes

(138) http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/07/massive-furor-in-uk-over-libor-manipulation-wheres-the-outrage-here.html

(139) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/things-make-you-go-hmmm-such-transition-conspiracy-theory-conspiracy-fact

(140) http://cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr6289-12

(141) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/british-bankers-association-shocked-shocked-lie-bor-manipulation-going-here

(142) http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/the-wages-of-sin.18023332

(143) http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/24ee82f4-c12b-11e1-8179-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1zBSeepVM

(144) http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&refer=bondheads&sid=aYD4_aN34YRo

(145) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/federal-reserve-admits-it-knew-barclays-libor-problems

(146) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/07/business/standard-chartered-bank-accused-of-hiding-transactions-with-iranians.html?_r=1&smid=tw-share

(147) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/11/business/standard-chartered-case-casts-a-chill-over-the-industry.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytmetro&seid=auto

(148) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-08/what-left-hand-giveth-right-hand-taketh-away

(149) http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/02/us-usbancorp-overdraft-settlement-idUSBRE86110Z20120702

(150) http://www.futuresmag.com/2012/11/21/cantor-fitzgerald-fined-for-allowing-customer-fund#.UK0N86Q0i3U.twitter

(151) http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/07/10/uk-broker-pfgbest-mfglobal-idUKBRE86914620120710?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Reuters/UKBusinessNews+(News+/+UK+/+Business+News)

(152) http://managed-futures-blog.attaincapital.com/2012/07/10/pfgbest-broken-promises-shattered-trust/

(153) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5QBwtQa_Kk&feature=youtu.be

(154) http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/06/us-peregrine-bankruptcy-distribution-idUSBRE88512D20120906

(155) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-how-does-finra-lose-8-hours-testimony-wall-street’s-“kangaroo-court”

(156) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TGJFyEXNoPp7vmYE0-4dDu74XcfKQC-Q42yyCQnpIlk/edit?pli=1

(157) http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog/sec-rocked-by-lurid-sex-and-corruption-lawsuit-20121119

(158) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-12-05/bombshell-deutsche-bank-hid-12-billion-losses-avoid-government-bail-out

Federal Reserve

(159) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-08/what-left-hand-giveth-right-hand-taketh-away

(160) http://www.moneynews.com/Headline/fed-debt-Treasury/2012/03/28/id/434106

(161) http://us1.irabankratings.com/pub/IRAMain.asp

(162) http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/104109398?access_key=key-13i3zxb4aj1bur4s6i2q

(163) http://bit.ly/lCguI

Personal Debt

(164) http://www.businessinsider.com/politics-economics-facts-charts-2012-6#weve-had-an-amazingly-prosperous-run-for-the-last-70-years-but-we-just-had-a-big-unusual-hiccup-in-economic-growth-1

(165) http://abcnews.go.com/Business/pockets-prosperity-usa-escaped-recession/story?id=15493047#.UMcPRo6BDTQ

(166) http://www.economist.com/node/21543139

(167) http://www.journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/508609/Suicide-rate.html

(168) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/malinvestment-and-weak-economy-getting-weaker

(169) http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?g=7M7

(170) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Net_domestic_product

Mortgage Debt

(171) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/27/seven-and-a-half-things-you-need-to-know_n_1458265.html

(172) http://www.salon.com/2012/08/01/underwater_homeowners_face_a_tax_time_bomb/

(173) http://homeloanhelp.bankofamerica.com/en/deed-in-lieu.html

Student Debt

(174) http://www.theburningplatform.com/?p=35850

(175) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-11-27/scariest-chart-quarter-student-debt-bubble-officially-pops-90-day-delinquency-rate-g

(176) http://rt.com/usa/news/student-loan-debt-occupy-065/

(177) http://www.policyshop.net/home/2012/5/1/could-your-student-loans-make-you-unemployable.html

(178) http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/maybe-medical-school-debt-isnt-the-problem/2012/05/30/gJQA2ab41U_blog.html?wprss=rss_ezra-klein

(179) http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/ben-bernanke-says-that-his-son-will-graduate-with-400000-of-student-loan-debt

(180) http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/08/chart-of-the-day-student-loans-have-grown-511-since-1999/243821/

(181) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-25/young-adults-flock-to-parents-homes-amid-sour-economy.html

(182) http://valutarian.blogspot.com/2010/02/are-college-degrees-bubble-asset.html

(184) http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7409142n

(185) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO8x8eoU3L4

(186) http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2012/05/friday-night-humor-ivy-league-hustle.html

(187) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304458604577486623469958142.html

Municipal and State Debt

(188) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/blue-shield-california-return-_n_2045186.html#slide=1692133

(189) http://www.suntimes.com/news/elections/16217211-505/pension-amendment-to-illinois-constitution-fails.html

(190) http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2012/04/illinois-admits-83-billion-in-pension.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+%28Mish%27s+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis%29

(191) http://orangepunch.ocregister.com/2011/05/10/lifeguarding-in-oc-is-totally-lucrative-some-make-over-200k/44783/

(192) http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2012/08/san-bernardino-files-chapter-9.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+%28Mish%27s+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis%29#twb7zb5Z6BluZyK3.99

(193) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443324404577595320755706382.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

(194) http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2012/08/syracuse-new-york-headed-for-bankruptcy.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+%28Mish%27s+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis%29

(195) http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/08/28/usa-states-debt-idINL2E8JS6ZT20120828

(196) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444549204578021380172883800.html

(197) http://blogs.the-american-interest.com/wrm/2012/08/22/warren-buffet-dumps-muni-bonds/

Corporate Debt

(198) http://www.bloomberg.com/video/74353610/

(199) http://articles.marketwatch.com/2010-08-03/commentary/30712163_1_debts-financial-crisis-companies

(200) http://www.bondsquawk.com/2012/07/23/as-dealer-inventories-shrink-corporate-bond-liquidity-is-drying-up/

(201) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/9258455/Companies-must-raise-28-trillion-to-finance-wall-of-debt.html

Sovereign Debt

(202) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/egan-jones-downgrades-us-aa-aa-outlook-negative

(203) http://newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com/Legal/News/2012/04_-_April/SEC_charges_Egan-Jones_with_making_false_statements/

(204) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-08/chart-day-new-normal-trade-debt-vs-jobs

(205) http://www.truthingold.blogspot.com/2012/11/entitlement-nation.html

(206) http://www.npr.org/2011/08/06/139027615/a-national-debt-of-14-trillion-try-211-trillion

Pension Crisis

(207) http://www.fa-mag.com/news/the-number-8x-salary-to-retire-fidelity-says-12132.html

(208) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/22/opinion/sunday/our-ridiculous-approach-to-retirement.html

(209) http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/bond_bubble_bust_z56Re3oMqGIjsYzwjb4khO

(210) http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/1999/11/22/269071/

(211) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Household_income_in_the_United_States

(212) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Analysis-Pension-shortfalls-rb-3558110797.html

(213) http://www.cnbc.com/id/48211823/Are_Company_Cutbacks_Helping_or_Hurting_Pension_Plans

Roth IRA: A Bad Idea

(214) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/28/nyregion/to-pay-new-york-pension-fund-cities-borrow-from-it-first.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all?src=tp

(215) http://www.idxsearch.com/calculators/java/TaxMargin.html

(216) http://www.fa-mag.com/news/possible-changes-in-tax-treatment-of-401-k--plans-12743.html

Europe

(217) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maastricht_Treaty

(218) http://www.dailyreckoning.com.au/what-the-greek-debt-crisis-is-really-about/2012/02/21/

(219) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/must-see-greece-explained-one-picture

(220) http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_10/05/2012_441592

(221) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXURRXorOTg

(222) http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/03/europe-has-one-trillion-reasons-to-keep-greece-in-the-euro-zone/254051/

(223) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-09/santelli-slams-surprise-unemployment-data-epic-screamfest

(224) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-09/spain-underplaying-bank-losses-faces-ireland-fate.html

(225) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/desperate-spain-wants-european-rescue-fund-be-bigger-better

(226) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303644004577524684025592386.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet

(227) http://thedailybell.com/3814/Spain-Bans-Cash

(228) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303644004577524684025592386.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet

(229) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/italy-just-bailed-out-worlds-oldest-surviving-bank

(230) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqHPL_sMyhE

(231) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/swiss-bank-crackdown-accelerates-credit-suisse-ubs-clients-raided-germany-france

(232) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/no-deal-greek-bondholders-do-not-think-agreement-can-be-reached-crunch-date

(233) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/european-placebo-effect

(234) http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/12/us-nobel-peace-idUSBRE89A1N820121012

(235) http://www.zerohedge.com/article/total-global-debt-has-double-over-200-trillion-2020-preserve-economic-growth

(236) http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article34501.html

(237) http://thekwanbox.blogspot.com/2012/06/what-is-140000000000.html

(238) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2062073/Toast-sandwich-Short-cash-Have-austerity-lunch--toast-2-slices-bread.html

(239) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/savings/9084399/Mervyn-King-helping-savers-would-push-Britain-back-into-recession.html

(240) http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-03-10/markets/31142405_1_greek-default-george-papaconstantinou-greek-finance-minister

(241) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/europe-has-started-endgame-and-biderman-says-us-next

(242) http://www.scribd.com/fullscreen/96024196?access_key=key-1pn0k73aune9kmmh30t1

(243) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/credit-suisse-explains-real-issue-and-why-there-two-months-tops-until-france-bulls-eye

Asia

(244) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-25/world-s-biggest-pension-fund-sells-jgbs-to-cover-payouts.html

(245) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/11/abe-retreating-from-policy-to-curtail-bojs-independence/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

(246) http://www.financialsensenewshour.com/broadcast/fsn2012-0604-1.mp3

(247) http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/10/the-next-panic/309081/

(248) http://www.businessinsider.com/kyle-bass-japan-has-a-full-crisis-2012-11

(249) http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/may/03/japan-nuclear-power-closure

(250) http://www.businessinsider.com/chanos-china-deleveraging-python-2012-11

(251) http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveschaefer/2012/07/18/jim-chanos-on-hewlett-packard-the-ultimate-value-trap/

(252) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/08/sweet-sour-channel-stuffing-and-the-shanghai-swan-dive/

(253) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltic_Dry_Index

(254) http://www.profitconfidential.com/economic-analysis/a-chilling-indicator-of-whats-ahead-for-the-economy/

(255) http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aX7mhYCHmVf8&refer=home

(256) http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a62_boqkurbI

Government Corruption

(257) http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2012/07/holy-crap-jon-corzines-mf-global-which.html

(258) http://www.businessinsider.com/fast-and-furious-guns-sinaloa-cartel-2012-8#ixzz23BGvD5PS

(259) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/15/matt-taibbi-eric-holder_n_1784167.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003

(260) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/housing-settlement-be-taxpayer-funded-confirming-big-five-banks-are-beyond-law

(261) http://www.cepr.net/index.php/blogs/cepr-blog/is-the-obama-administration-soft-on-crime

(262) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/epic-farce-continues-us-attorneys-general-robosigned-foreclosure-settlement-which-does-not-exis

(263) http://news.firedoglake.com/2012/05/16/more-details-on-foreclosure-fraud-settlement-fund-raid/

(264) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/business/at-wal-mart-in-mexico-a-bribe-inquiry-silenced.html

(265) http://dailybail.com/home/why-is-the-sec-concealing-massive-citigroup-fraud.html

(266) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/bloomberg-foia-documents-how-wall-street-made-muppet-sec-and-dodd-frank

(267) http://www.republicreport.org/2012/make-it-rain-revolving-door/

(268) http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/ener1-parent-obama-backed-green-company-files-bankruptcy/story?id=15456414#.TyPro3PyHBR

(269) http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57358839-504083/8-of-the-murderers-haley-barbour-pardoned-killed-their-wives-girlfriends/

(270) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/thai-senator-accidentally-kills-secretary-submachine-gun-faces-636-fine

(271) http://www.justice.gov/pardon/clintonpardon_grants.htm

(272) http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/05/its-not-about-reelection-bill-clintons-80-million-payday.html

(273) http://maxkeiser.com/2012/01/12/kr235-keiser-report-death-by-thousand-revelations/

(274) http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2012/08/judges-for-sale.html

(275) http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/27/bending-the-tax-code-and-lifting-a-i-g-s-profit/

(276) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/education/students-of-harvard-cheating-scandal-say-group-work-was-accepted.html?_r=0

(277) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LYrnqQC60o

Civil Liberties and the Constitution

(278) http://www.oftwominds.com/blogmar12/national-security-state3-12.html

(279) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/doug-casey-addresses-getting-out-dodge

(280) http://www.infowars.com/obama-signs-global-internet-treaty-worse-than-sopa

(281) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tzqMoOk9NWc

(282) http://www.businessinsider.com/what-is-this-scary-sopa-bill-everyone-is-talking-about-2011-11

(283) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/06/international-treaty-negotiated-in-secret/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

(284) http://www.businessinsider.com/congress-passes-bill-that-opens-us-skies-to-unmanned-drones-2012-2

(285) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-10-09/uncle-sam-prepares-unleash-30000-drones-over-america-public-safety

(286) http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/27/bending-the-tax-code-and-lifting-a-i-g-s-profit/

(287) http://www.economist.com/node/21556276?fsrc=scn/tw/te/ar/spreadem

(288) http://jonathanturley.org/2012/10/11/nypd-officers-caught-on-tape-roughing-up-teenager-and-threatening-to-break-his-arm/

(289) http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/mar/06/eric-holder-trust-targeted-assassination

(290) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/believe-return-gold-standard-you-are-now-officially-extremist-according-fbi

(291) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Aleynikov

(292) http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/02/17/court-overturns-conviction-of-ex-goldman-programmer/

(293) http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/ex-goldman-programmer-is-arrested-again/

(294) http://www.aclu.org/blog/tag/ndaa

(295) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-ndaa-protests-end-ironic-swarm-arrests

(296) http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/09/12/50218.htm

(297) http://libertyblitzkrieg.com/2012/08/10/ndaa-the-most-important-lawsuit-in-american-history-that-no-one-is-talking-about/

(298) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/business/economy/real-estates-collective-action-problem.html?_r=1

(299) http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/23/politics/23wire-scotus.html?pagewanted=print&_r=0

(300) http://www.nationalmortgagenews.com/dailybriefing/Eminent-domian-mortgage-seizure-strategy-1031960-1.html

(301) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizens_United_v._Federal_Election_Commission

(302) http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/177_66/SuperPAC-banking-Howard-Headless--Friends-of-Traditional-Banking-1048138-1.html?zkPrintable=1&nopagination=1

(303) http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/supreme-court-strikes-down-montana-limits-on-corporate-campaign-spending/2012/06/25/gJQApu6i1V_story.html?Post+generic=%3Ftid%3Dsm_twitter_washingtonpost

Limits of Government

(304) http://www.youtube.com/yale

(305) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q03cWio-zjk&feature=youtu.be

(306) http://bit.ly/HKs5Pz

(307) http://www.quora.com/Photographs/Whats-the-most-epic-photo-ever-taken?srid=GlB&st=ns

Books

(308) http://files.libertyfund.org/econtalk/y2012/Whiteideas.mp3

(309) http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/07/sheila-bair-keeping-banks-honest/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

(310) http://files.libertyfund.org/econtalk/y2012/Barofskybailouts.mp3

(311) http://www.thegreatcourses.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=5667

(312) http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2012/06/jonah_lehrer_on.html

(313) http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2012/06/yong_on_science.html

(314) http://www.thegreatcourses.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=380

Acknowledgements

(315) http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/mapping-fugly-future-david-collum/53003

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