IMF gold sales threat raised for 427th time in 3 years -- by guess who!


UK's Brown Sees More Support for IMF Gold Sales

By Andrew Peaple
Dow Jones Newswires
Saturday, April 14, 2007

London Times calls British gold sales a 'blunder,' misses their success


1a ET Sunday, April 15, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and gold:

The London Times story appended here, questioning Britain's gold sales commencing in 1999, is wonderful for laying out the details of the case and then being perfectly obtuse in failing to catch even a hint of what was really happening.

G7 mulls better use of oil money and China's reserves


By Yoko Nishikawa
Saturday, April 14, 2007

WASHINGTON -- Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, China, and Russia discussed with G7 nations how surpluses derived from oil sales should be invested and Beijing's plans to more actively manage its foreign reserves, a senior Japanese finance ministry official said late on Friday.

Financial adviser Armstrong gets another five years in prison


Jailed Adviser Is Sentenced
and Fined in Fraud Case

By Michael J. de Merced
The New York Times
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

GATA supporters in Boston area invited to reception and presentation


4:40p ET Friday, April 13, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China's foreign reserves rise past $1.2 trillion


By Joe McDonald
Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Thursday, April 12, 2007;_...

Europenan report to let hedge funds off easy, FT says


Hedge Fund Report to Split Views

By Ralph Atkins and Mark Schieritz
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

An international task force charged with investigating the fast-growing hedge fund industry will stop short of proposing concrete steps to beef up its policing by financial regulators.

Leave hedge funds alone, Fed chief says


All market riggers will be delighted.

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Bernanke: Current Hedge Fund System OK

By Martin Crutsinger
Associated Press
Wednesday, April 11, 2007;_yl...

Mike Swanson: A triple buy signal in gold stocks


9:10p ET Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mike Swanson, editor of the Wall Street Window letter, offers some lovely bedtime reading for gold and silver investors -- a bunch of charts and indicators on the verge of giving what he calls a "triple buy signal" for the precious metals, the tripping of which apparently launches a one-way trip to the moon.

U.S., Europe may be happy with dollar's new decline


Paulson and Trichet Mum
As Falling Dollar Gives Help

By Matthew Benjamin and Simon Kennedy
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, April 10, 2007

The dollar's slide may be coming at the right time for U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet.