Daily Dispatches

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Governments caused credit crisis, capitalism gets blamed


By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Friday, August 8, 2008


Thai gold shops fear pretend gold will suppress real gold


Gold Traders Move to Stall Futures Listing

By Darana Chudasri
Bangkok Post, Thailand
Thursday, August 7, 2008


Peter Degraaf: August lows are upon gold and silver


12:10p ET Thursday, August 7, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Market analyst Peter Degraaf cites GATA's work and that of GATA consultant Frank Veneroso and GATA supporter John Embry of Sprott Asset Management in his new commentary, "Gold and Silver -- the August Lows Are Upon Us," which you can find at GoldSeek here;


Join GATA at the Silver Summit in Coeur d'Alene


12:05p ET Thursday, August 7, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and several GATA favorites will be among the speakers at this year's Silver Summit conference in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to be held Thursday and Friday, September 18 and 19, with some optional fun offered in nearby Wallace, Idaho, on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21.

Consumer prices rise fastest in 25 years -- and gold plunges


June Inflation Jumps as Incomes Barely Rise

By Glenn Somerville
Monday, August 4, 2008


WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices jumped at the sharpest rate in more than a quarter century during June, and consumers coping with soaring costs received their smallest income gain in a year, the government said on Monday.

Ted Butler: Paper selling, physical buying


4:50p ET Monday, August 4, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

William Greider: The Fed is the problem, not the solution


Economic Free-Fall?

By William Greider
The Nation magazine, New York
Wednesday, July 30, 2008


Naked shorting's early critic starts to see some vindication


Byrne's Battle Helps Bring Curbs on Naked Short-Selling Practices

By Steven Oberbeck
The Salt Lake Tribune
Saturday, August 2, 2008


India's central bank shifts slowly away from dollar


Reserve Bank of India Takes Liking to Yuan, Australian Dollar

By Gayatri Nayak
Economic Times (India Times), Gurgaon
Monday, August 4, 2008


Russia to centralize control of grain exports


This may make the price of Russian exports harder for Western banks to suppress with derivatives on the commodities markets.

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Moscow to Seize Grain Export Controls

By Javier Blas
Financial Times, London
Thursday, July 31, 2008


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