Daily Dispatches

Financial Times: Be ready to print money like crazy

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Ways Out of the Liquidity Trap

From the Financial Times, London
Monday, November 3, 2008

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/cb770c3e-a9f3-11dd-958b-000077b07658.html?ncli...

Having unleashed deflation, Fed mulls how to get inflation back

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Deflation Risk Boosts Inflation Target Case

By Krishna Guha
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, November 4, 2008

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2d47d156-aaac-11dd-897c-000077b07658.html

WASHINGTON -- The risk of deflation could lead Ben Bernanke to approach the new administration and Congress next year about adopting an ­inflation target at the Federal Reserve, some experts believe.

Credit swaps are no problem, their inventors and managers insist

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Credit Swaps Said to Total Near $34 Trillion

By Shannon D. Harrington
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 4, 2008

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aItLK7lFfmPA&refer=h...

Brien Lundin: Is gold holding a wild card?

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5:48p ET Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Murray Pollitt: A 'New Bretton Woods' is likely to remonetize gold

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5:35p ET Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In a letter to clients today, Murray Pollitt of Pollitt & Co. in Toronto reflects on what a "new Bretton Woods" agreement would mean -- very possibly the formal remonetization of gold among the nations. You can read Pollitt's letter in PDF format here:

http://www.gata.org/files/Pollitt-11-04-2008.pdf

Ted Butler and Izzy Frieman: More signs of a silver shortage

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2p ET Tuesday, Noveber 4, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst and GATA consultant Ted Butler joins his mentor, Israel Friedman, in a new essay at GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek: "More Signs of a Silver Shortage." They believe that silver inventories on the Comex are being drained. You can find their commentary here:

Paul Craig Roberts: The world tires of dollar hegemony

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By Paul Craig Roberts
Creators Syndicate, Los Angeles
Monday, November 3, 2008

http://www.creators.com/opinion/paul-craig-roberts.html?columnsName=pcr

What explains the paradox of the dollar's sharp rise in value against other currencies (except the Japanese yen) despite disproportionate U.S. exposure to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression?

Will world swallow another half-trillion in U.S. Treasuries this quarter?

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U.S. to Borrow Record $550 Billion This Quarter, Treasury Says

By Rebecca Christie and John Brinsley
Bloomberg News
Monday, November 3, 2008

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=afv3_LLd7wiM&refer=h...

Sinclair helps you take metal off exchanges; he'll do it too

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3p ET Monday, November 3, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jim Sinclair's Internet site was taken out of service for updating over the weekend and as a result many of you were not able to see the two posts there that were cited in Friday's dispatch. But today the Sinclair site is operating again, new and improved, so let's repeat.

Coin dealers puzzled as paper gold falls amid real gold's scarcity

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The New Gold Rush: Supply of Coins Tight at Tucson Stores

By Dan Sorenson
Arizona Daily Star, Tucson
Sunday, November 2, 2008

http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/business/265218.php

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