Daily Dispatches

Tokyo stock exchange may list gold ETF

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From Reuters
Sunday, August 26, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/fundsFundsNews/idUST27783020070827

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

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

http://money.cnn.com/2007/08/24/magazines/fortune/eavis_citigroup.fortun...

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

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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:

http://www.resourceinvestor.com/pebble.asp?relid=35076

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

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Bill Gross: Govt. should rescue overindebted homeowners directly

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Where's Waldo? Where's W?

By Bill Gross
Pacific Income Management Co.

http://www.pimco.com/LeftNav/Featured+Market+Commentary/IO/2007/IO+Septe...

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

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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

http://business.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2156599,00.html

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

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9p ET Saturday, August 25, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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

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

http://www.journalinquirer.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18741023&BRD=985&PAG...

Paper gold slow to catch on in India

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From Reuters
Saturday, August 25, 2007

http://in.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idINIndia-29146020070825

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?

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

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/08/25/ccfrei...

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

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Jitters Hint at Further Intervention

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

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/79cf23e6-5281-11dc-a7ab-0000779fd2ac.html

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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