Illinois Still Has a Higher Default Probability Than Spain, Argentina is Third on List (8/29/2012)

U.S. Economy Contracts If Fiscal Tightening Occurs at End of Year (Fiscal Cliff Scenarios)

The Global Economic Slowdown Continues; U.S. in Eye of Storm?

Annaly Capital Management is Like Gold, For Now ($NLY)

S&P, Nasdaq Volatility Indexes Hit 2006-2007 Lows ($VIX $VXN $SPY $QQQ), Perma-bulls All In!

The Most Important Financial Links For August 20, 2012

Delinquent Loans in Spanish Bank Portfolios Break Records in June (Charts)

There's Always a Crisis Somewhere: Social Media, Spain, Munis, Student Debt (Links 8/19/12)

Work at Office as Telepresence Robot on Wheels With iPad (Video)

Spain Has Serious Economic Issues, Deleveraging and Austerity (Trends and $EWP)

LinkedIn, Zillow Are The Only Social Media Survivors Post-IPO Spree ($LNKD, $Z, $FB, $ZNGA, $P, $GRPN, $ANGI, $YELP)

Groupon's Gross Billings Decline on a Sequential Basis For the First Time

Italy's GDP Falls 2.5% Y/Y; 10-year Italian, German Yields and Spreads ($EWI Trends, 8/13/12)

Will Bernanke Announce QE3 at the 2012 Jackson Hole Conference?

Video: Paul Ryan's Vice President Acceptance Speech (w/ Transcript)

Getting Busted With Counterfeit Dollars in Mexico (National Geographic's 'Locked Up Abroad' Series)

Revolving Credit Growth is Getting Tired Y/Y, Consumer Credit Well Below Expectations In June

U.S. Hits Debt Ceiling Again Very Soon (James Bianco, Tim Geithner)

IYT is Diverging With SPY and DIA Again, Transports Have Been Underperforming the Market

CHART: Rent Hasn't Declined Y/Y Since the Great Depression!

Infographic on the U.S. Economy

Is Waste Carload Growth Diverging With GDP Signaling Economic Weakness Ahead? (AAR Chart)

Buffett: Muni Bankruptcies Could Increase, San Bernardino's Mayor on Its Bankruptcy (Videos)

David Faber: Knight Faces Massive Dilution From Convertible Offering... ($KCG)

A Comment on CDS & Peter Tchir Says Put CDS On Exchange (Video)

IMF: 200bps Rise in JGB Yields Hits Latin America the Hardest; U.S. Fiscal Cliff vs. Stocks ("2012 Spillover Report")

The $5 Billion Trade That Destroyed Knight Capital, Down Another 17% In After Hours Trading (KCG) - Update

Knight Capital Down 56% After Software Glitch Causes $440 Million Loss (KCG)

FED/ECB Statements (August 1-2) - No QE3 and No Action by ECB (TEXT)

CHART: Insane EUR/USD Candle Reacts to ECB and Fed

Grantham: "Entering Dangerous Food Crisis"; Profit Margins Weakening Put Stocks at Risk