Daily Dispatches

GATA's Ed Steer contributes to new Casey Research letter


12:27a ET Thursday, August 30, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA is much obliged to Doug Casey and the Casey Research organization for publicizing our work.

Especially important to us have been the interview done with your secretary/treasurer by Doug Hornig of Casey's International Speculator in January:


Subprime inflicts new damage as banks seek cash


By Mike Peacock
Wednesday, August 29, 2007


LONDON -- New evidence of damage wrought by the U.S. mortgage sector surfaced in the United States and Europe on Wednesday while banks demanded a record amount of cash at a euro-zone money market auction.

Barrick, agent of the central banks, affects to denounce one of them


8:26p ET Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Crudele: What would happen if I got a crack at Hank


By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


Hank Paulson won't let me interview him about the Plunge Protection Team but "thanks for the request," says a spokeswoman for the Treasury Department.

Hey, I expected as much.

Ted Butler: The royal scam


4:40p ET Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Rate increase seems canceled in Canada too


By Haris Anwar
Bloomberg News Service
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


TORONTO -- Canada's dollar fell for a second straight day after a central bank official suggested that it may not raise interest rates while weighing the effect of global credit market losses.

Free and fair trade: Poisoned food and toys for fraudulent securities


Calls Grow for
International Review
of U.S. Markets

Loan Crisis Blamed
on Lax Regulators

By Heather Timmons and Katrin Bennhold
The New York Times
via International Herald Tribune, Paris
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


Barrick dismisses talk of bid for Newmont


From Reuters
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


TORONTO -- Canada's Barrick Gold Corp., the world's biggest gold producer, shot down talk on Tuesday that it was looking to buy U.S. rival Newmont Mining Corp.

ECB scraps rate increase under pressure from pols, economists


By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, August 28, 2007


The European Central Bank is poised to abandon a rate rise planned for early September, bowing to intense pressure from French politicians and a growing chorus of economists across Europe.

Mike Kosares: The top 25 quotes on the credit crisis of 2007


8:50p ET Monday, August 27, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Michael Kosares, founder and president of Centennial Precious Metals in Denver and host of the USAGold.com Forum, has compiled what he calls the "Top 25 Quotes on the Credit Crisis of 2007." It's fun reading and you can find it at USAGold here:


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