Daily Dispatches

James Turk: The last hurdle

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8:45a ET Monday, November 12, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Currency controls are already in operation to counter dollar's fall

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Currency Controls Return
as Central Banks
Fight Dollar Freefall

By Gavin Finch and Ye Xie
Bloomberg News Service
Monday, November 12, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601080&sid=ad3SyUGo78L0

Central banks from Bogota to Mumbai are imposing foreign-exchange curbs to take control of their soaring currencies from traders dumping the dollar.

Thomas Tan: Central banks and gold -- manipulation or money management?

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6:55p ET Sunday, November 11, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Greenback is worth nothing in terms of American pride

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Tim Harper
Toronto Star
Friday, November 9, 2007

http://www.thestar.com/News/article/275023

MUSCATINE, Iowa -- An American rap star and entrepreneur celebrates his wealth with a wad of euros in a new video.

A Brazilian supermodel reportedly declines payment in U.S. dollars. A newfound French friend warns of international economic war.

Banks reported agreed on credit backup fund

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By Eric Dash
The New York Times
Sunday, November 11, 2007

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/11/business/11bank.html?ref=business

Peter Brimelow: Veterans aren't panicking over Dow's plunge

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By Peter Brimelow
MarketWatch.com
Thursday, November 8, 2007

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/veterans-arent-panicking-over-dows...

NEW YORK -- Phooey! Wednesday's 360-point Dow drop was only the fifth-worst of day of 2007, and the index still up for the year. Why worry?

Rio Tinto could be in the sights of more suitors, analysts say

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By James Regan
Reuters
via Yahoo News
Thursday, November 8, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071109/bs_nm/riotinto_bhpbilliton1_dc;_ylt=...

SYDNEY, Australia -- Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc could be in the sights of more corporate suitors after rebuffing a $140 billion all-share takeover proposal from rival miner BHP Billiton Ltd/Plc.

Rio Tinto soars after spurned bid from Billiton

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By Mark Potter and Eric Onstad
Reuters
Thursday, November 8, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071108/bs_nm/rio_tinto_bhp_billiton_dc;_ylt...

BHP Billiton has made a long-awaited bid approach to Rio Tinto in a move aimed at creating a $350 billion-plus mining giant, but Rio rejected the all-share proposal as too low.

China aims at dollar but Europe could get hit as euro soars

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By Lisa Twaronite
MarketWatch.com
Wednesday, November 7, 2007

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/china-aims-dollar-europe-could/sto...

Gold eyes all-time high on currency crisis fears

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, November 7, 2007

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/11/07/bcngol...

Gold has surged to $846 an ounce on fears of a dollar collapse and signs of spreading credit crisis in the United States, coming within a whisker of the all-time high seen at the end of the 1970s inflation era.

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