MUST READS
Greece Seeks Second Rescue, Fights for Euro – Bloomberg
Eurozone bail-out funds not enough, warns OECD – Telegraph
Wen Raises Prospect of China Aiding European Rescue – Bloomberg
S.E.C. Is Avoiding Tough Sanctions for Large Banks – NY Times
US moves to restrict Iran financing oil exports through banks – Guardian
Republicans Sharply Question Bernanke for Fed’s Focus on Job Market – NY Times
Bernanke: ‘The Elephant In The Room Is Really Health Care Costs’ – HuffPost
Obama administration to move forward with closing GSEs – Washington Post
Broke California: Give Us The Facebook Manna Now – Testosterone Pit
States seek currencies made of silver and gold – Bloomberg
In a Focus on Gold, History Repeats Itself – Norris, NY Times
Analysis: A sobering look at Facebook – Reuters

MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil hovers below $97 ahead of key US jobs report – AP
Gold holds near 11-week high ahead of U.S. data – Reuters
Dividend Stocks Lose Favor As Investors Seek More Risk – CNBC
Wary OPEC Highlights Dangers of Shale Revolution – WSJ
Peter Orszag Destroys The Peak Oil Myth – Decline of the Empire
Investors worry where to put cash as banks wobble – Reuters
Optimism rules among commodities traders – Globe & Mail
Global Gold Production: How Sustainable a Rebound? – Gregor
Gold capitalises on low interest rate environment – Mineweb
Gold’s rally will soon come to an end – MarketWatch

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
Employment gains aren’t attracting believers yet – McClatchy
Winter seasonality, employment report preview – FT Alphaville
Why Most U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Are Gone Forever – Fiscal Times
What Europe might look like without the Eurozone and EU – voxeu
Europe’s “Great Deleveraging” Has Only Just Begun – Zero Hedge
Swiss housing market inching towards bubble – Reuters
Vegas default notices down substantially after new law – Housing Wire
Analyst: Obama housing plans will not help – O.C. Register
Own Vs. Rent Riles Government Housing Policy – CNBC
Will the great interest rate gamble pay off? – Telegraph
Bernanke to Savers: We don’t owe you a living – A Dash of Insight
Fed still divided as Fisher sees no need for QE3 – Reuters