Citing Liberty Dollar, Rep. Paul offers Free Competition in Currency Act

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Statement by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, December 13, 2007

http://www.house.gov/paul/congrec/congrec2007/cr121307h.htm

Madame Speaker, I rise to introduce the Free Competition in Currency Act.

Korelin Economic Report asks: Is gold price manipulated?

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12:01a ET Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler: More CFTC speculation

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5:50p ET Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler's new essay reflects on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's small new glimmer of interest in complaints of manipulation of the silver market. Butler's essay is titled "More CFTC Speculation" and you can find it at GoldSeek's companion site, Silver Seek, here:

'Helicopter money' is so passe; this is a fleet of C-17s

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Investors Stunned by ECB's E350 Billion

By Ralph Atkins, Dave Shellock, and Gillian Tett
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7ba8f586-ad5b-11dc-9386-0000779fd2ac.html?ncli...

Frustrated ECB promises banks infinite money at a discount

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ECB Steps Up Fight to Safeguard Liquidity

By Ralph Atkins, Gillian, Krishna Guha
Financial Times, London
Monday, December 17, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/95b09512-acd2-11dc-b51b-0000779fd2ac.html?ncli...

Peter Brimelow: Gold's odd price move

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By Peter Brimelow
MarketWatch.com
Sunday, December 16, 2007

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/privateer-says-macro-problems-powe...

NEW YORK -- A poor week for gold. But the gold bugs are grimly determined (again).

As gold's remonetizes itself, jewelry is turned back into bars

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Prices Put Gold Trade in Reverse

By Maria Panaritis
Philadelphia Inquirer
Sunday, December 2, 2007

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/12032262.html

Longtime Philadelphia jeweler Bob Wolf has been around long enough to know you don't sit on your hands when gold is selling for $800 an ounce.

You buy, buy, buy! Used, used, used!

Another wave of food price inflation is on the way

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World Food Price Rises Set to Hit Consumers

By Javier Blas, Chris Giles, and Hal Weitzman
Financial Times, London
Sunday, December 16, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/03de75c4-ac22-11dc-82f0-0000779fd2ac.html

Goldman's insider connections, conflicts of interest getting noticed

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Goldman's Success Brings Unwanted Attention

By Joseph A. Giannone
Reuters
Sunday, December 16, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSN1433734020071216?sp=true

NEW YORK -- At Goldman Sachs Group, success has become something of a liability.

Paul Krugman echoes James Turk: Insolvency is the problem, not liquidity

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After the Money's Gone

By Paul Krugman
The New York Times
Friday, December 14, 2007

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/14/opinion/14krugman.html