Jim Rickards on Currency Wars, the Fiscal Cliff and Global Markets (Videos)

President Obama Speaks on the Fiscal Cliff Deadline (12/31/2012)

Media Coverage of the October 19, 1987 Stock Market Crash (-22.6%)

President Obama: "I'm Modestly Optimistic That an Agreement Can Be Achieved" (Video)

$VIX Spikes to 22.7, $SPX Starts Reacting to Downside (Charts) - Updated

Media Coverage of the Dow's "Mini-Crash" on October 27, 1997 (And SEC Report)

Watch CNBC's Coverage of the 2010 Flash Crash; The Dow Plunged 9.2% Intraday

When The House Failed to Pass the $700 Billion Bailout Bill The Dow Plunged 7% (Videos From 9/29/2008)

Watch Dick Fuld's Evil Speech From 2007 on Lehman's Short Sellers, Lehman's Recruitment Video From 1999

Rick Santelli's Rants on CNBC Today

Jeff Gundlach Sees Downside Risk For U.S. Stocks, Likes Japanese Stocks Into 2013 (Bloomberg TV, 12/18/2012)

The Yen Broke Down Recently Because Japan's Abe Wants the BoJ to Print Money Like Crazy to Spark Inflation ($USDJPY)

U.S. Will Hit Debt Limit On December 31, 2012 (Tim Geithner's Letter to Congress)

$VIX Keeps Rising With Little Movement In S&P 500; Money Is Nervous About Fiscal Cliff

Remember The February 27, 2007 Flash Crash? The Shanghai Composite Crashed As Well (CNBC)

Financial Links to Close 2012 (Excluding Fiscal Cliff)

PPI Cliff? Two Signs That Deflation is Far From Over (Elliott Wave International)

Fiscal Cliff: E-Mini S&P Future Crashes But Regains Support Levels After Boehner Cancels Tax Vote

House Pulls "Plan B" Vote, "Did Not Have Sufficient Support" (Speaker Boehner)

The Biggest Stock Market Crashes Occurred Between 1899-1937 and 1987-2010 In Percentage Terms

Junk Bond − S&P Earnings Yield Spread Goes Negative For The First Time Ever!

Boehner: House Will Pass Bill to Avoid Fiscal Cliff; Obama Says They Must Accept Tax Deal (Videos, $SPX $TYX)

ECRI: U.S. In Recession Because Industrial Production, Personal Income and Sales Peaked In July (Chart & More)

Hedging Killer Asteroid Risk (Video)

2013 Market Outlooks

$VIX January Calls Are Active (VIX Cash = 16.59)

Fed Announces QE4+, Will Raise Rates When Unemployment Rate Hits 6.5% Or Inflation Rate Hits 2.5% ($SPX Sells Off)

S&P 500 Bull Market Breakdown Watch (Chart) $SPY $SPX

Moody's on the 5y5y Forward Breakeven Inflation Rate vs. Treasury Yield Disconnect, High Yield Bonds

November NFIB Small Business Optimism Index Plunges To Level Not Seen Since April 2010

Global Food Price Index at Record High, Compare Against Central Bank Balance Sheets and Total Credit Market Debt/U.S. GDP (Charts)

Inside The Meltdown (Video)

Beware of the Fed's Next "Conundrum"; Revisiting Alan Greenspan's 2005 Interest Rate Conundrum

Peter Schiff vs. Ben Bernanke, Economists and the Media (2005-2009 Epic Fail Videos)

$GRPN Shoots Up 23% on Huge Volume, Lots of Speculation (Chart)

Short Selling Master Jim Chanos Was Interviewed on Bloomberg TV (12/5/2012)

Case-Shiller Home Price Index Has Flatlined Since January 2009, Chris Whalen Thinks Housing Drags Economy Into Recession In 2013 ($ITB)

Zynga Files Preliminary Application to Run Real-Money Gambling Games in Vegas (Reuters)

ECRI's Achuthan: Fiscal Cliff? The Recession Started In July (Video)

Image: Super Typhoon Bopha From Space Over the Philippines (via NASA ISS/JSC)

ISM's November Manufacturing Index (PMI) Declines to Lowest Level Since July 2009, $IYT Underperforming Indexes

Graham, Boehner and Geithner See Risk of Going Over Fiscal Cliff (Videos)

Ghost Elevator Prank in Brazil (Video)