Daily Dispatches

Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold

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By Edmund Conway
The Telegraph, London
Friday, October 5, 2007

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/10/05/cnboe1...

The Bank of England has left UK interest rates on hold, despite falling house prices and thousands of families seeing mortgage rates soar.

Former Goldman Sachs exec is new governor of Bank of Canada

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By Bernard Simon
Financial Times, London
Friday, October 5, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9acb8948-72cc-11dc-b7ff-0000779fd2ac.html

TORONTO -- Mark Carney was named Thursday as successor to David Dodge as governor of the Bank of Canada.

Paul shows you can be conservative and anti-war too

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Ron Paul's Impressive Haul

Young, Rabid Internet Supporters
Boost Congressman's Fundraising

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By Jake Tapper and Z. Byron Wolf
ABC News
Wednesday, October 3, 2007

http://www.abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=3686073&

Bank of England pressured for emergency rate cut

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By Edmund Conway
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, October 4, 2007

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/10/04/cnrate...

The Bank of England has come under increased pressure to perform an emergency interest rate cut at its meeting today.

Stunning fund-raising success for Paul's presidential campaign

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By Jim Kuhnhenn
Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Wednesday, October 3, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071003/ap_po/campaign_fundraising;_ylt=Ajdj...

WASHINGTON -- Long-shot Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul raised a surprising $5 million during the past three months, capitalizing on his stance as the only anti-war contender in the GOP field.

Dollar takes blows from Vietnam and Qatar

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, October 4, 2007

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/10/03/bcnvie...

Vietnam is planning to cut its purchases of US Treasuries and other dollar bonds, raising fears that Asian central banks with control over two-thirds of the world's foreign reserves may soon join the flight from US assets.

Ted Butler: Looking back, to see ahead

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11:50a ET Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Central banking's main purpose now is market suppression

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1:45a ET Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Financial Times story, appended here, about the eurozone's alarm at its strengthening currency suggests a few things:

1) Worldwide currency devaluations are ahead -- competitive devaluations if cooperative ones cannot be arranged.

Greg Peel: Citigroup report reignites gold manipulation debate

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12:25a ET Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Aussie dollar seen equalling U.S. dollar next year

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By David McIntyre
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, October 2, 2007

http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=ar4B13PRXC7A

SYDNEY -- The Australian dollar will trade equal with the U.S. currency by the end of 2008 as the central bank raises interest rates to control inflation, according to Stephen Koukoulas, global strategist at TD Securities Ltd.

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