Daily Dispatches

Tokyo stock exchange may list gold ETF


From Reuters
Sunday, August 26, 2007


TOKYO -- The Tokyo Stock Exchange plans to list a gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) that will be backed by bullion in spring 2008, Japanese financial daily Nikkei said on Monday.

Fed waives rules so banks can underwrite their brokerages more


By Peter Eavis
Fortune magazine
via CNNMoney.com
Friday, August 24, 2007


Gene Arensberg: Bargain hunter's delight for gold and silver mining shares


2:45p ET Sunday, August 26, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gene Arensberg's new "Got Gold Report" at Resource Investor sees a "Bargain Hunter's Delight for Gold and Silver Mining Shares." You can find it here:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action committee Inc.

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Bill Gross: Govt. should rescue overindebted homeowners directly


Where's Waldo? Where's W?

By Bill Gross
Pacific Income Management Co.


During times of market turmoil it helps to simplify and get basic -- explain things to a public and even yourself in terms of what can be easily understood.

Will Hutton: Curb the greedy global financiers


While obeisant governments bail out dodgy plutocrats, it's ordinary people who foot the bill

By Will Hutton
The Observer, London
Sunday, August 26, 2007


Freedom fighter, film director, and GATA supporter Aaron Russo dies


9p ET Saturday, August 25, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Country's top decisions are made in secret by the Fed


By Chris Powell
Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Connecticut
Saturday, August 25, 2007


Paper gold slow to catch on in India


From Reuters
Saturday, August 25, 2007


NEW DELHI -- Indian investments in gold exchange-traded funds are likely to rise steadily over the next few years, but it will take a long time before they pose a challenge to sales of gold jewellery, coins, and bars, experts say.

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Do freight rates tell the true story?


By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
August 25, 2007


The cost of leasing cargo ships to carry coal and metal to China reached an all-time high this week, defiantly ignoring a month of panic and tumbling prices across the commodity markets.

With money markets still in distress, cut in interest rates is expected


Jitters Hint at Further Intervention

By John Authers
Financial Times, London
Friday, August 24, 2007


A week after the US Federal Reserve's decision to cut the rate at which it lends to banks, the move has yet to achieve its purpose of reviving global money markets.

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