MUST READS
EU says eurozone economy to shrink in 2012 – BBC
Fitch downgrades Greece on debt swap plan – Reuters
Greek plan could mean exile from investors -Washington Post
ECB’s Mario Draghi magic corrupts bond markets – Telegraph
Price of gasoline could determine Obama’s fate – MarketWatch
Obama goes on offense over high gasoline prices – Reuters
Dem leader Pelosi blames Wall Street for spike in gas prices – The Hill
With gasoline demand falling, why do prices keep rising? – McClatchy
Gasoline Prices Are Not Rising, the Dollar Is Falling – Forbes
Fear of Iran is inflating gas prices – CNN/Money
Crude oil and gasoline prices – Econbrowser
Goldman Goes Long WTI – Zero Hedge

MARKETS/INVESTING
Oil falls to $106 after US crude supply jump – AP
Gold pauses, monetary easing hopes support – Reuters
Stocks Sputter as Investors Seek Catalyst – CNBC
What the Hedge Funds are Buying – Reformed Broker
Is bad timing the reason for hedge funds’ underperformance? – Sober Look
Another phase in the Greek tragedy – it could lose all its gold! – Mineweb
Rogers: Gold to rise much higher this decade, do not sell – Economic Times
Western central banks – more debt, Asian central banks – more gold! – Mineweb
Central banks to retain pole position in gold rally – Bullion Street
Great Day For Gold – MarketWatch

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
That Darned Output Gap! – Decline of the Empire
Weighing the risks to the inflation outlook – Macroblog
China risks economic crisis if no reforms: report – Channel News Asia
German Business Confidence Hit 7-Month High in February – Bloomberg
‘EU Has Not Yet Faced the Whole Sad Truth About Greece’ – Spiegel
UK housing market heading for ‘lost decade’ – Telegraph
Home prices at lowest point in more than 10 years – CNN/Money
Housing’s Dilemma: There’s Not Enough To Buy – CNBC
Realtors Slam Obama Foreclosure-Rental Plan – WSJ
Is Gold Money? Don’t Ask Ben Bernanke – Resource Investor
Federal Open Market Committee forecasts: Guesses or guidance? – voxeu
Burned before, Fed officials cautious on rebound – Reuters