Daily Dispatches

Another mainstream writer notices that gold is crucial to international monetary reform


The Weak-Dollar Threat to World Order

By Judy Shelton
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 9, 2008


Imagine how Americans would feel if we suddenly realized that our most trusted trade partners have been slowly but inexorably imposing a tariff against U.S. goods since 2002 -- a tariff now in excess of 50%.

Join GATA this weekend at the Vancouver conference


4:45p ET Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A GATA delegation will be speaking at Cambridge House's World Resource Investment Conference this coming Sunday and Monday, June 15 and 16, at the Vancouver Conference and Exhibition Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Fed vice chairman suggests letting inflation run for a while


What's one more year since 1913?

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Watch-and-Wait Is Best Policy for Oil Shocks: Kohn

By Greg Robb
Wednesday, June 11, 2008


Mike Kosares: An historic year for gold


4:20p ET Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler: The real speculators


5p ET Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

NY Fed tries to make sense of credit derivatives market


New York Fed Hastens Effort
to Bolster Vast, Opaque
Credit Derivatives Market

By Serena Ng and Emily Barrett
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Federal regulators are zeroing in on the vast but lightly regulated credit-default-swap market in their efforts to repair the financial system as the credit crisis unfolds.

Bush and Paulson try talking the dollar up


With Strong-Dollar Call, Bush Betrays Fears over Economy

By Gerald Baker and Tom Baldwin
The Times, London
Tuesday, June 10, 2008


Scotiabank brings Shanghai the Year of the Golden Derivatives


Scotiabank Unit Joins Shanghai Gold Exchange

By John Partridge
The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Monday, June 9, 2008


China urges U.S. to stabilize dollar


China Asks US to Help Stabilize Dollar

From Agence France-Press
via Yahoo News
Monday, June 9, 2008


GENEVA, Switzerland -- The Chinese ambassador to the World Trade Organization on Monday asked the US to take action to stabilise the dollar, which has fallen sharply in the past year.

NY Fed chief urges global bank framework


By James Politi and Gillian Tett
Financial Times, London
Sunday, June 8, 2008


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