Financial Articles and Commentary
The following are our favorite sources for financial, metals, and market related articles and commentary:

The Daily Reckoning
Daily stock market commentary highlighting the state of the economy, world politics, and travel.

Kitco
One of the largest private bullion dealers in North America. Their site is a rich resource for precious metals news and commentary, as well as real-time prices and charts for gold, silver, platinum, etc.

Prudent Bear
Prudent Bear is a US-based no-load, actively-managed short mutual fund designed to take advantage of a declining stock market, a declining dollar, and rising gold prices. It is also an excellent resource for razor-sharp, no bullshit market related news.

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis
Mike Shedlock (aka Mish) is a registered investment advisor representative for SitkaPacific Capital Management. His blog is a treasure trove of economic news and commentary, in an easy-read weblog format.

Inflection Points
A video blog presented by Warren Polloc, a retired VP of a Wall Street technology firm. He has worked internationally in Europe and Asia, and has been published in various journals on topics related to the stock market, homeland security, and economics.

Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge's mission is to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public. To skeptically examine and where necessary attack the flaccid institution that financial journalism has become. To liberate opressed knowledge. To provide analysis uninhibited by political constraint. To facilitate information's unending quest for freedom.

Max Keiser -- Finance, Markets, Scandal
Max Keiser is a TV presenter, radio host, broadcaster, and journalist, and former wall street broker.