MUST READS
G20 seeks eurozone bailout boost – BBC
Europe Gets Ready for Round 2 of Bank Loans – NY Times
A Greek exit: Nothing to fear but the lack of fear itself – Economist
Spanish revolt brews as economic rearmament begins in Europe – Telegraph
The robosigning deal is a useless embarrassment – Washington Post
Buffett on housing: Was “dead wrong,” but still believes – Fortune
Wall Street Confesses to Bonus Culture Ills – Bloomberg
10 investment lessons from Jeremy Grantham – MarketWatch
Right-wing political extremism in the Great Depression – voxeu
Bernanke Pessimism Drives Credit Amid Cuts – Bloomberg
Economists see more reasons for optimism this year – AP
A new recession seems inevitable – CNN/Money

MARKETS/INVESTING
Surging oil prices weighing on markets – AP
Gold retreats in line with euro, stock markets – Reuters
Factors in the recent oil price increases – Econbrowser
What High-I.Q. Investors Do Differently – NY Times
Paulson Said to Tell Clients Gold Fund Will Top Others – Bloomberg
Buffett Buys US Precious Metals Business from Cookson Group – Jesse’s Cafe
Your pot of gold’s ‘sell-by’ date, after which it’ll be trash – Emirates 24/7
Thinking small so your gold investment can make it big – Globe & Mail
Factors leading to paradigm shift in metals commodities pricing – Mineweb
The new Canadian gold rush – Globe & Mail

ECONOMY/WORLD/HOUSING/BANKING
The High Price of Losing Manufacturing Jobs – Fiscal Times
The ‘High Oil Prices = Recession’ Fallacy – Daily Capitalist
Why the Government Must Keep Running Deficits. Forever. – Angry Bear
Is the Administration Joining Team Balance-Sheet Recession? – rortybomb
China’s Billionaire Congress Makes Capitol Hill Look Poor – Bloomberg
Yen Shows BOJ Stimulus Beating Intervention – Bloomberg
Debunking the “Housing Has Bottomed” Meme – Naked Capitalism
Why the Federal Reserve can’t fix housing – CNN/Money
There is No Shortage of Rental Housing and Rents Are Not Rising Rapidly – CEPR
Bullard: Housing Declines May Have Cost a Generation of Buyers – Bloomberg
How Will Central Banks Respond to Oil Prices? – WSJ
Contemporary Monetary Analysis – Prudent Bear