Daily Dispatches

Ted Butler: The cop on the beat

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1p ET Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dollar drop puts UAE at 'crossroads' on currency link

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By Matthew Brown
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601083&sid=aw0Fnv46l3Cg&refer=c...

DUBAI -- The United Arab Emirates may drop the dirham's peg to the dollar after the country's central bank governor indicated that the weakening U.S. currency was forcing him to rethink its currency policy, analysts said.

Redburn Partners vindicates GATA in 'Gold War' report

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12:10p ET Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Let 'em eat banknotes: British food prices soar

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Fastest Rise in Food Prices in 14 Years

By Harry Wallop
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, November 13, 2007

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;jsessionid=2U3VCEFDE1WZBQFIQM...

Food prices are increasing at their highest rate for more than a decade, official figures showed yesterday.

No free market here: Japan threatens currency speculators

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Fukuda Warns on Rapid Rise in Yen

By David Pilling
Financial Times, London
Monday, November 12, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a7a70b58-914c-11dc-9590-0000779fd2ac.html

TOKYO -- The yen is appreciating "too fast" and speculators need to "be careful," Yasuo Fukuda, Japan's prime minister, warned in an interview with the Financial Times on Monday.

E*Trade sinks 59% on losses and fear of bankruptcy

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By Anupreeta Das
Reuters
via Yahoo News
Monday, November 12, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071112/bs_nm/etrade_shares_dc;_ylt=AtlM1wZc...

Did the central banks REALLY 'blow it' with gold?

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2:30p ET Monday, November 12, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Give the analyst below some credit for noting the incongruity in central bank sales of gold in a sharply rising market. But he gets no credit for failing to pose some obvious questions, starting with: What less-visible benefit might accrue to central banks selling gold?

Digital gold as replacement for dollar is cited in Washington Post

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The Dollar in Danger

By Sebastian Mallaby
Washington Post
Monday, November 12, 2007

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/11/AR200711...

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.

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