Let IMF know its new rules should come clean on gold

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5:56p ET Thursday, March 22, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Back it with gold and everyone will say 'ruble' quite easily

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Russia Struggles to Break Dollar Habit

By Guy Faulconbridge
Reuters
via Yahoo News
Wednesday, March 21, 2007

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070322/od_uk_nm/oukoe_uk_russia_kremlin_dol...

Bill King: Even Cramer's small hedge fund could manipulate market

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Cramer's Big Mouth:
Clip Could Run Afoul of CNBC

By Roddy Boyd
New York Post
Wednesday, March 21, 2007

http://www.nypost.com/seven/03212007/business/cramers_big_mouth_business...

CNBC host Jim Cramer's candor in a now-infamous video clip that has circulated on YouTube may have run afoul of the terms of his broadcast contract, sources told the Post.

India may be indifferent to gold ETFs without delivery of metal

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Gold ETFs May Not Be A Big Hit

By Ashutosh Joshi
Business Standard, Mumbai
Thursday, March 22, 2007

http://www.business-standard.com/common/storypage.php?autono=278490&left...

IMF is changing rules to prevent double-counting of leased gold

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3p ET Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Resource Investor's Jon A. Nones today confirmed that the International Monetary Fund is heeding GATA's longstanding complaint and the immense work of Blanchard & Co.'s vice president for research, Neal Ryan, and is rewriting its rules to prevent the double counting of gold leased by central banks.

Ted Butler: After the deficit

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6:05p ET Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler's new commentary, "After the Deficit," explains why he thinks the decades-old inventories of silver are nearly exhausted. You can find it at GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek, here:

http://news.silverseek.com/TedButler/1174410013.php

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Liberty Dollar fights back, seeks injunction against U.S. Mint

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Liberty Dollar Press Release
via PRNewswire
Tuesday, March 20, 2007

http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/0...

EVANSVILLE, Indiana -- Liberty Dollar today filed suit against the U.S. Mint in U.S. District Court in Evansville.

Ya think? Newcrest contemplates end of gold, copper hedges

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5:36p ET Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

MineWeb reports that Australia's Newcrest Mining Ltd. says it's not likely to do any more hedging of its gold and copper production. The company's CEO, visiting financial analysts in North America, is quoted as remarking that Newcrest's hedging has been "constraining" the company's earnings.

The more gold Dutch central bank sold, the higher the price went

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From Dow Jones Newswires
via Nasdaq.com
Tuesday, March 20, 2007

http://www.nasdaq.com/aspxcontent/NewsStory.aspx?cpath=20070320%5cACQDJO...

AMSTERDAM -- The Dutch central bank, DNB, sold 54 metric tons of gold in 2006, it said in a press release Tuesday.

Its gold supplies therefore stood at 640 tons at the end of December 2006.

Blanchard research note: Gold rose last week despite heavy ECB sales

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By Neal R. Ryan
Vice President and Director of Economic Research
Blanchard and Co. Inc., New Orleans
Tuesday, March 20, 2007

www.blanchardonline.com