Ted Butler: A clear parallel

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4:25p ET Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ecuador won't renew U.S. investment deal

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By The Associated Press
via Yahoo News
Monday, May 7, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070507/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/ecuador_us;_ylt=Aq...

QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuador's new leftist president has decided not to renew a bilateral investment treaty with the United States, the country's foreign minister said Monday, just days before a senior U.S. official is due to visit.

James Turk: Gold's infallible indicator is screaming 'buy!'

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10:20p ET Monday, May 7, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA consultant James Turk, founder of GoldMoney and editor of the Freemarket Gold & Money Report, has discovered a flawless indicator for the gold price, and it is screaming "buy!" You can read about it in Turk's new essay for Kitco, "Gold's Infallible Indicator," here:

http://www.kitco.com/commentary/turk.htm

James Turk: The pressure is building

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9a ET Monday, May 7, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Asia grumbles over apportioning burden of U.S. dollar's potential fall

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Asia's Real Currency Worries May Be Dollar

By Hideyuki Sano
Reuters
Sunday, May 6, 2007

http://www.reuters.com/article/bondsNews/idUST21280820070506

KYOTO, Japan -- Although Asian finance ministers have just agreed on a new contingency measure to defend their currencies, their real concerns appear to be a plunge in the U.S. dollar rather than a rise in their own units.

GATA sympathizers in Alaska may organize

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1:15p ET Sunday, May 6, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our friend James Cocallas in Anchorage, Alaska, is the latest to express his willingess to organize a local group of GATA sympathizers. Alaska is a big neighborhood, but then it seems to be full of people who can handle the geography. So if you're interested, you can reach Cocallas at jimak1@gci.net.

Doug Casey: GATA is right

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From Doug Casey's International Speculator
May 2007
(Available only by subscription)

http://www.caseyresearch.com/

Q: In several publications, I have read of suspected collusion among several foreign banks to control the price of gold. Would you address this in a future issue of International Speculator?

Hastened dehedging is surprise; and dishoarding may end soon

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1:50a ET Saturday, May 5, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Resource Investor's Jon A. Nones reports that dehedging by gold producers has not slowed down as some analysts expected. So Mitsui Global Precious Metals has increased its estimate of likely dehedging for 2007. You can find Nones' report at Resource Investor here:

http://www.resourceinvestor.com/pebble.asp?relid=31506

Tribute to Jim O'Connell shows that fearless journalism survives

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1:37a ET Saturday, May 5, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Faltering U.S. dollar poses dilemma for equity investors

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By Michael Mackenzie
Financial Times, London
Thursday, May 3, 2007

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/aa0df34c-f9a4-11db-9b6b-000b5df10621.html

NEW YORK -- Investors in US stocks have viewed the recent decline in the dollar as a green light to buy into large companies with international exposure.