Paulson supports a strong dollar -- and a weaker one

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Paulson Backs Strong U.S. Dollar

From Reuters
Monday, July 23, 2007

http://today.reuters.com/news/articleinvesting.aspx?type=bondsNews&story...

Mint's reply to Liberty Dollar's lawsuit is a wonderful hypocrisy

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9p ET Monday, July 23, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

After requiring several delays, the U.S. Mint at last has responded to Liberty Dollar's federal lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that use of Liberty Dollar's metallic disks (we mustn't say "coins") in barter transactions is legal and not the federal crime the Mint claimed it to be last September.

James Turk: Getting ready for $700

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8a ET Monday, July 23, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Peter Brimelow: Gold to test $720?

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By Peter Brimelow
MarketWatch.com
Monday, July 23, 2007

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/gold-test-720-ounce/story.aspx?gui...

NEW YORK -- Gold's on a roll (again). And the gold bugs are gloating.

Chinese government falls

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JPMorgan Wins Approval
to Incorporate in China

From Reuters
Monday, July 23, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUKSHA35375120070723?rpc=44

SHANGHAI -- JPMorgan, a Wall Street investment bank, said on Monday that it had won final regulatory approval to set up a wholly owned unit in China.

Financial watchdog says U.S. at risk from non-ally bondholders

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By Suzy Jagger and Gary Duncan
The Times, London
Monday, July 23, 2007

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/markets/united_states/art...

America's leading public finance watchdog has sounded a warning that the US economy is vulnerable to hostile financial actions by nations that are not its "allies."

There's no inflation, just a lot more theft

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Stolen Milk Crates
Feed Black Market

By Raquel Maria Dillon
Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Sunday, July 22, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070722/ap_on_bi_ge/milk_crate_theft;_ylt=An...

LOS ANGELES -- For decades, college kids have used stolen milk crates as the basic building blocks of coffee tables and dorm room shelves.

Clive Maund: This time it's for real

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5p ET Sunday, July 22, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

It has been another slow news weekend so you may be hungry for anything metals-related ... even technical analysis. In which case Clive Maund has delivered a heaping helping today. It's headlined "This Time It's for Real" and you can find it at Market Oracle here:

http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article1599.html

GATA sympathizers meet for lunch in Perth on Aug. 6

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4:40p ET Sunday, July 22, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA sympathizers and gold investors are invited to the next GATA lunch in Perth, Australia, to be held at noon on Monday, August 6, in the restaurant of the Subiaco Hotel. A GATA sign will be displayed to get everyone to the right spot. RSVPs are helpful but not required, and should be sent to organizer David Evans at:

Analysts ask how low dollar can go

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By Michael Mackenzie
Financial Times, London
Sunday, July 22, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/e3dd78ec-3872-11dc-bca9-0000779fd2ac.html