Daily Dispatches

'For every long there is a short' is no argument

Section:

9:20p ET Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dollar rescue plan was drawn in March, Japanese paper says

Section:

8p ET Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Greg Peel: The great U.S. gold shortage

Section:

7p ET Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Greg Peel cites GATA as he speculates on "The Great U.S. Gold Shortage" at FNArena here:

http://www.fnarena.com/index2.cfm?type=dsp_newsitem&n=FC7CEB81-1871-E587...

Or try this abbreviated link:

http://tinyurl.com/6a9jw2

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

FDIC weighs tapping Treasury as funds run low

Section:

Short-Term Loans
Might Be Needed
After a Bank Failure

By Damian Paletta and Jessica Holzer
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 27, 2008

WASHINGTON -- Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair said Tuesday her agency might have to borrow money from the Treasury Department to see it through an expected wave of bank failures.

Washington Post reporter gets interested

Section:

2:35p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China's stealth intervention supports dollar

Section:

Beijing Swells Dollar Reserves Through Stealth

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2008/08/26/ccchin...

Credit insurance obligations cloud bailout of Freddie, Fannie

Section:

What Will Mac 'n' Mae Cost You and Me?

By Gretchen Morgenson
The New York Times
Sunday, August 24, 2008

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/24/business/24gret.html?_r=1&ref=business...

China warns U.S. against failure of Fannie, Freddie

Section:

Fannie, Freddie Failure Would Be World 'Catastrophe'

By Kevin Hamlin
Bloomberg News Service
Friday, August 22, 2008

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aslo2E01QVFI

BEIJING -- A failure of U.S. mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could be a catastrophe for the global financial system, said Yu Yongding, a former adviser to China's central bank.

Rob Kirby: Only a central bank could be shorting gold that much

Section:

11p ET Monday, August 25, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Lee on gold coin rationing: Where there's smoke, there's fire

Section:

10:45p ET Monday, August 25, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reflecting tonight on the U.S. Mint's rationing of gold eagle coins, John Lee of Mau Capital Management writes:

Syndicate content