Mark Gilbert: If the SEC ever gets real, everything blows up

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Unsafe at Any Rating:
CDO Speeds to CCC from AAA

By Mark Gilbert
Bloomberg News Service
Thursday, August 30, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=aSEguZCZ9ZpY&refer=c...

David Bond remembers Aaron Russo

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9:15p ET Thursday, August 30, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

David Bond, editor of the Silver Valley Mining Journal, has written a wonderful remembrance of film maker and hard-money advocate Aaron Russo. You can find it at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1188509090.php

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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Banks boost borrowing from Fed for second week

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By Martin Crutsinger
Associated Press
Thursday, August 30, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070830/ap_on_bi_ge/fed_borrowing;_ylt=AlmkO...

WASHINGTON -- Banks increased their borrowing from the Federal Reserve for a second straight week as the central bank worked to deal with a credit crunch that has roiled global financial markets.

GATA's Ed Steer contributes to new Casey Research letter

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12:27a ET Thursday, August 30, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA is much obliged to Doug Casey and the Casey Research organization for publicizing our work.

Especially important to us have been the interview done with your secretary/treasurer by Doug Hornig of Casey's International Speculator in January:

http://www.gata.org/node/4738

Subprime inflicts new damage as banks seek cash

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By Mike Peacock
Reuters
Wednesday, August 29, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSPEK14997020070829

LONDON -- New evidence of damage wrought by the U.S. mortgage sector surfaced in the United States and Europe on Wednesday while banks demanded a record amount of cash at a euro-zone money market auction.

Barrick, agent of the central banks, affects to denounce one of them

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8:26p ET Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Crudele: What would happen if I got a crack at Hank

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By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

http://www.nypost.com/seven/08282007/business/what_would_happen_if_i_get...

Hank Paulson won't let me interview him about the Plunge Protection Team but "thanks for the request," says a spokeswoman for the Treasury Department.

Hey, I expected as much.

Ted Butler: The royal scam

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4:40p ET Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Rate increase seems canceled in Canada too

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By Haris Anwar
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=ainBUWnn3cJA&refer=c...

TORONTO -- Canada's dollar fell for a second straight day after a central bank official suggested that it may not raise interest rates while weighing the effect of global credit market losses.

Free and fair trade: Poisoned food and toys for fraudulent securities

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Calls Grow for
International Review
of U.S. Markets

Loan Crisis Blamed
on Lax Regulators

By Heather Timmons and Katrin Bennhold
The New York Times
via International Herald Tribune, Paris
Tuesday, August 28, 2007

http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/08/28/business/reg.php