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New York Sun: The Rosa Parks of the dollar

October 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 10:30a CT Thursday, October 24, 2012 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Reflecting on today’s profile in The New York Times about Liberty Dollar founder (and now supposed terrorist and felon) Bernard von NotHaus – – the New York Sun has another telling observation: “The case throws into sharp relief an astonishing irony [...]

Qatar worried about value of dollar and euro

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA By Angus McDowall Reuters Saturday, September 29, 2012… RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Wealthy Qatar, a major investor in U.S. and European assets, worries that haphazard attempts by countries to shore up their economies could weaken the dollar and the euro, its prime minister said. “What should happen is we should have a full [...]


March 26, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

By Toby Connor, Gold Scents In response to a bursting real estate and credit bubble in 2007 Bernanke’s solution was to crank up the printing press and flood the world with dollar bills. Unfortunately it didn’t solve our problems, it only made them worse. The real estate and credit bubbles stayed busted, but that liquidity [...]

BRICs and South Africa move to unseat dollar as trade currency

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GATA By Thandeka Gqubule and Andile Ntingi City Press, Johannesburg, South Africa Sunday, March 25, 2012… South Africa this week will take some initial steps to unseat the US dollar as the preferred worldwide currency for trade and investment in emerging economies. Thus the nation is expected to become party to endorsing the Chinese [...]

Charles Kadlec: The rising price of the falling dollar

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GATA By Charles Kadlec Tuesday, March 20, 2012… Do you know why oil and prices are moving sharply higher? Some blame the oil companies, charging they are manipulating prices. Others cite U.S. sanctions on Iran and the threat of a military encounter that would disrupt the flow of oil from the Middle East. [...]

Iran presses ahead with attack on dollar

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GATA By Garry White The Telegraph, London Sunday, February 12, 2012… Last week the Tehran Times noted that the Iranian oil bourse will start trading oil in currencies other than the dollar from March 20. This long-planned move is part of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s vision of economic war with the West. “The dispute over [...]


January 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

By Toby Connor, Gold Scents It has been my theory that this year we would see one of the worst performances by the stock market since 2008. However that has always been dependent on Bernanke not being able to break the dollar’s rally out of its three year cycle low. As of this morning the [...]

Jim Grant still can’t figure out why the dollar has held up so long

July 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 12:33p ET Sunday, July 17, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: This weekend’s Wall Street Journal publishes a lovely profile, written by Holman W. Jenkins Jr., of James Grant, publisher of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer. But Grant’s gold sympathies don’t make him any less deficient as a journalist than Jack Farchy of the [...]

Fed could buy gold to devalue dollar, ease debt, Rickards tells CNBC

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GATA 12:48p ET Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: James G. Rickards, market intelligence executive for research firm Omnis, interviewed today by CNBC about the Greek debt problem, remarked that he expects that the international bailout business soon will pass to the International Monetary Fund and result in the issuance of [...]

China currency regulator warns that U.S. could pursue weak dollar policy

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GATA By Kevin Yao and Zhou Xin Reuters Tuesday, June 7, 2011… BEIJING — China should guard against risks from “excessive” holdings of U.S. assets as Washington could pursue a policy to weaken the dollar, a senior currency regulator said in comments published on a website that briefly pushed the dollar lower. However, the [...]

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