Daily Dispatches

U.S. backs plan for IMF to sell some gold

Section:

By John Brinsley
Bloomberg News Service
Monday, February 25, 2008

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

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury, in a policy reversal, backed an International Monetary Fund plan to sell some of the lender's $98 billion in gold reserves to help make up for a decline in revenue.

A precious metals that's not just an investment but a worldview too

Section:

By Rob Baedeker
San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, February 25, 2008

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2008/02/25/moneytales.D...

Last week gold hit a record high of $958.40 an ounce. In 1959 the average price of gold was around $35 an ounce. That's the year Burton Blumert opened his Camino Coin Co. in Burlingame.

James Turk: More solid gains for the precious metals

Section:

12:40p ET Sunday, February 24, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Banks lose to deadbeat homeowners as loans sold in bonds vanish

Section:

12:25p ET Sunday, February 24, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jason Hommel documents Barrick's continuing huge gold short

Section:

3:20p ET Saturday, February 23, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver Stock Report editor Jason Hommel has dug through the financial reports of Barrick Gold to verify the huge continuing short position in gold the company seems to be trying hard to conceal. Hommel's analysis is headlined "Sell Barrick, A Sneaky Hedger," and you can find it at the Silver Stock Report site here:

Casey Research conference will include GATA perspective

Section:

7p ET Friday, February 22, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Commerce Department relents, will continue site with economic indicators

Section:

6:49p ET Friday, February 22, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Center for American Progress, which reported two weeks ago that the U.S. Commerce Department was discontinuing its Internet site collecting the government's economic indicators in one place, reported Thursday that the department has relented and will preserve and improve the site. You can read about it here:

Peter Schiff: Inflation is America's greatest export

Section:

6:42p ET Friday, February 22, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Peter Schiff of Euro-Pacific Capital has written a wonderful explanation of the world's political economy. Schiff's essay is titled "Inflation: America's Greatest Export," and you can find it at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/EuroCapital/1203701272.php

And at 24hGold here:

Nigerian states support discontinuing payment in dollars

Section:

By Kunle Aderinokun
This Day, Lagos, Nigeria
via AllAfrica.com
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

http://allafrica.com/stories/200802200406.html

Driving to the gold rush in Mexico

Section:

By Elisabeth Malkin
The New York Times
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/20/business/worldbusiness/20gold.html?_r=...

Syndicate content