Kuwait again lets dinar rise to reflect dollar's decline

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From Reuters
via Daily Times, Lahore, Pakistan
Friday, July 13, 2007

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C07%5C13%5Cstory_13-...

DUBAI -- Kuwait allowed its dinar to appreciate against the dollar for a second time this year after the US currency's slide raised pressure on pegged exchange rates throughout the world's biggest oil-exporting region.

Class action charges Amaranth, Morgan with manipulating natgas

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From Reuters
Thursday, July 12, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/governmentFilingsNews/idUSN12369351200707...

NEW YORK -- A trader sued Amaranth Advisors LLC on Thursday, alleging that he lost money because the hedge fund that collapsed last year after $6 billion in losses manipulated natural gas prices.

Historic Bolivian silver mine at risk of collapse

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By Monica Machicao
Reuters
Thursday, July 12, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/inDepthNews/idUSN2724749020070712

POTOSI, Bolivia -- High silver prices are drawing a frenzy of miners to a colonial-era mine at Potosi in Bolivia, but the mine has become so dangerous that authorities fear the mine, part of a World Heritage Site, could collapse.

James Turk: Bernanke explains why Fed must rig gold price

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1:34p ET Thursday, July 12, 2007

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Australian hedge fund warns about withdrawals

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By James Mackintosh
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/e839b922-2fdb-11dc-a68f-0000779fd2ac.html

An Australian hedge fund manager with almost $1 billion in junk-rated loans and troubled structured credits warned investors on Wednesday that it could restrict withdrawals to ensure its survival as it reported losses of 14 percent in one fund in June.

Russians trading dollars for their country's own currency

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By Peter Fedynsky
Voice of America
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

http://www.voanews.com/english/2007-07-11-voa40.cfm

MOSCOW -- New figures released by the Russian Central Bank indicate that the amount of U.S. dollars held by private Russian citizens has dropped since 2002 from $35 billion to less than $12 billion as of July 1.

National Public Radio cites digital gold currency

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7:34p ET Wednesday, July 11, 2007

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James Turk: The dollar plumbs new depths

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10:25a ET Wednesday, July 11, 2007

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Now Japan is talking about diversifying out of dollar

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Japan Should Diversify Reserves,
Prime Minister's Adviser Says

By Shigeki Nozawa
Bloomberg News Service
Wednesday, July 11, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=at1OmRjIJsKU&refer=h...

Thanks to Samex Mining for sponsoring GATA reception

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9:51p ET Tuesday, July 10, 2007

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