Will Japan be next to feel fallout of U.S. financial crisis?


By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, September 4, 2007


Japan's economy has slowed sharply over the summer and may now be on the brink of recession, dampening hopes that Asia will buttress world growth as America battles the sub-prime housing crisis.

Jay Taylor addresses inflation/deflation and junior miners on BNN


2p ET Monday, September 3, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Treasury market volatility is highest in three years


By Elizabeth Stanton and Daniel Kruger
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, September 4, 2007


James Turk: Gold closes August at nearly a record high


7p ET Sunday, September 2, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Don't look now, but GoldMoney founder James Turk, editor of the Freemarket Gold & Money Report and consultant to GATA, has gotten out his charts again and reports that gold finished August just off a record high -- the third-highest monthly closing price ever.

Credit turmoil seen as a run in the 'shadow' banking system


By Krishna Guha
Financial Times, London
Sunday, September 2, 2007


Too-low interest rates caused housing boom and bust, central bankers told


By Alister Bull
Saturday, September 1, 2007


JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming -- In rare public criticism of Alan Greenspan, former U.S. Undersecretary for International Affairs John Taylor said on Saturday that ultra-low Federal Reserve interest rates had stoked the U.S. housing boom and subsequent bust.

John Hathaway: A new chapter for gold


12:35a ET Sunday, September 2, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Hathaway, manager of the Tocqueville Gold Fund, argues in his latest essay, "A New Chapter for Gold," that the turmoil in the credit markets is the ideal scenario for launching gold to record highs. You can find Hathaway's essay at Gold-Eagle here:


Gartman admits gold price suppression but leaves out why


10:40p ET Saturday, September 1, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the Friday edition of The Gartman Letter (http://www.thegartmanletter.com/), Dennis Gartman again acknowledged that central banks are probably suppressing the price of gold, and as he did so, he couldn't help but mention GATA.

Gartman wrote:

Bush to announce housing loan relief as Bernanke speaks


By Steven R. Weisman
The New York Times
Friday, August 31, 2007


John Crudele: Just what does Paulson talk about when he calls Wall Street?


Paulson Is Still Clamming Up About the PPT

By John Crudele
New York Post
Thursday, August 30, 2007


Here's more from the interview that never happened -- my imaginary chat with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, who in real life refuses to discuss the Plunge Protection Team.