Rate increase seems canceled in Canada too


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


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


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


Barrick dismisses talk of bid for Newmont


From Reuters
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


TORONTO -- Canada's Barrick Gold Corp., the world's biggest gold producer, shot down talk on Tuesday that it was looking to buy U.S. rival Newmont Mining Corp.

ECB scraps rate increase under pressure from pols, economists


By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


The European Central Bank is poised to abandon a rate rise planned for early September, bowing to intense pressure from French politicians and a growing chorus of economists across Europe.

Mike Kosares: The top 25 quotes on the credit crisis of 2007


8:50p ET Monday, August 27, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Michael Kosares, founder and president of Centennial Precious Metals in Denver and host of the USAGold.com Forum, has compiled what he calls the "Top 25 Quotes on the Credit Crisis of 2007." It's fun reading and you can find it at USAGold here:


Tokyo stock exchange may list gold ETF


From Reuters
Sunday, August 26, 2007


TOKYO -- The Tokyo Stock Exchange plans to list a gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will be backed by bullion in spring 2008, Japanese financial daily Nikkei said on Monday.

Fed waives rules so banks can underwrite their brokerages more


By Peter Eavis
Fortune magazine
via CNNMoney.com
Friday, August 24, 2007


Gene Arensberg: Bargain hunter's delight for gold and silver mining shares


2:45p ET Sunday, August 26, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gene Arensberg's new "Got Gold Report" at Resource Investor sees a "Bargain Hunter's Delight for Gold and Silver Mining Shares." You can find it here:


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

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Bill Gross: Govt. should rescue overindebted homeowners directly


Where's Waldo? Where's W?

By Bill Gross
Pacific Income Management Co.


During times of market turmoil it helps to simplify and get basic -- explain things to a public and even yourself in terms of what can be easily understood.

Will Hutton: Curb the greedy global financiers


While obeisant governments bail out dodgy plutocrats, it's ordinary people who foot the bill

By Will Hutton
The Observer, London
Sunday, August 26, 2007