Inflation is eating U.S. wage gains

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By Mark Trumbull
Christian Science Monitor
Monday, March 19, 2007

http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0319/p01s01-usec.html

Brian Fortinberry, who runs Front Range Barbecue in Colorado Springs, Colo., is feeling the brunt of a spike in prices.

Arabs again test whether their dollars are any good in U.S.

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Dubai Aerospace in Talks
to Buy US Defence Assets

By Lina Saigol and Stephanie Kirchgaessner
Financial Times, London
Monday, March 19, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/bb4d7ef4-d64d-11db-99b7-000b5df10621.html

Chinese market recovers to near record high

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By Joanna Chung
Financial Times, London
Monday, March 19, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/9718d936-d641-11db-99b7-000b5df10621.html

HONG KONG -- China's main share index on Monday rose to within striking distance of a record high -- just three weeks after its biggest fall in a decade helped trigger turbulence across global markets.

Jim Cramer explains on TV how to manipulate the markets

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9:11p ET Monday, March 19, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A video interview conducted with CNBC market guru and former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer by Aaron Task of "Wall Street Confidential" on TheStreet.com is flying around the Internet, and with good reason.

James Turk: The power of the primary trend

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11:20a ET Sunday, March 18, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Blanchard research note: Mine consolidation means less gold supply

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By Neal R. Ryan
Vice President and Director of Economic Research
Blanchard and Co. Inc., New Orleans
Friday, March 16, 2007

www.blanchardonline.com

News is circulating around the market today of a potential bid by Barrick for Newmont. This story gets trotted out every so often as analysts start trying to jump out in front of the next big deal.

Fines for market rigging are tiny fraction of its profits

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SEC Allows Auction-Rate
Manipulation With Disclosure

By Darrell Preston
Bloomberg News Service
Friday, March 16, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=amVIyWQRrnkI&refer=n...

China tries to reassure world about its impact on markets

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By Joe McDonald
Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Friday, March 16, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070316/ap_on_bi_ge/china_economy_2

China says investment plans won't affect its dollar assets

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Maybe ... if owners of hard assets around the world are willing to trade them to China for China's U.S. government bonds and not liquidate the bonds and spend the cash on anything themselves. There's a sucker born every minute, but are there really THAT many suckers outside China?

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By the Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Keeping housing prices up solves subprime problem, Greenspan says

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Subprime Spillover Is Unlikely,
Former Fed Chairman Greenspan Says

By Brian Skoloff
Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Thursday, March 15, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070315/ap_on_bi_ge/greenspan;_ylt=AsWhyHnP4...