Coyote Blog explains why we aren't seen long gas lines like we did in the 70's (the last and most often cited gas-shortage period)As always, your mileage may vary.
Kim Snyder tells us why "Investing is a constant battle between your rational brain and your lizard brain." in a post titled The Stairway to Financial Heaven
JLP at All Things Financial has some excellent questions to ask your broker. Remember: There are agency problems everywhere.