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Will Obama give up secrets on PPT and gold?

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8:34a ET Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mining Interactive interviews GATA at Vancouver conference

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3:46p ET Saturday, January 31, 2009

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At last weekend's Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, Mining Interactive's Nick Nicklaas interviewed GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and your secretary/treasurer about the work GATA has done over the last 10 years, and you can watch the interview here:

http://www.mininginteractive.com/videos/videos.php?link=camb200901bm

Morgan Chase banker warns against interference in markets

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Or at least interference by anyone else....

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Banker Warns of Risk of Political Interference

By Peter Thal Larsen, Gillian Tett, and Francesco Guerrera
Financial Times, London
Friday, January 30, 2009

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6a0a313c-ef04-11dd-bbb5-0000779fd2ac.html?ncli...

Gold rally fills vaults with bullion as bank stimulus increases

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By Pham-Duy Nguyen and Nicholas Larkin
Bloomberg News
Friday, January 30, 2009

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=a0pWErBctHdM

The same unprecedented steps that central bankers are taking to rescue the banking system are driving investors to gold, the commodity investors buy when they lose confidence in financial assets.

Barrick chairman speculates China will dump dollars for gold

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Gold LIkely to Hit New Highs on Dollar Fear: Barrick

By Barbara Lewis
Reuters
Thursday, January 29, 2009

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldEconomicNews/idUSLT65165320090129

DAVOS, Switzerland -- Gold is likely to hit new record highs, spurred by serious concern about the U.S. currency and doubt about the state of the world economy, the chairman of Barrick Gold Corp. said Thursday.

Peter Brimelow: Is gold really pausing?

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By Peter Brimelow
MarketWatch.com
Wednesday, January 28, 2009

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Is-gold-really-pausing/story.aspx?...

NEW YORK -- Mark Hulbert and the radical gold bugs agree: Gold could be pausing.

Gold gaining investors as U.S. prints trillions

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By Frank Tang and Jennifer Ablan
Reuters
Wednesday, January 28, 2009

http://uk.reuters.com/article/personalFinanceNews/idUKLNE50R00P20090128

NEW YORK -- Gold, the traditional safe haven in times of economic turmoil, proved to be more a commodity that everyone loved to hate last year even amid the turbulence that engulfed world markets.

Another way to pretend that you're investing in gold

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Osmium Offers New Share Class Denominated in Gold

By Alistair Barr and Steve Goldstein
MarketWatch.com
Wednesday, January 28, 2009

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/osmium-unveils-new-share-class/sto...

Russian Prime Minister Putin urges end to dollar's stranglehold

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, January 28, 2009

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/davos/4376315/Russian-p...

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has called for concerted action to break the stranglehold of the US dollar and create a new global structure of regional powers.

Fed keeps rates at zero and prepares to monetize debt

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By Craig Torres
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, January 28, 2009

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aXsP9Q.VvA.U&refer=h...

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve left the benchmark interest rate as low as zero and said it's prepared to purchase longer-term Treasury securities to resuscitate lending and the economy.

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