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Aug 31, 2009




Four hundred (400) shallow diamond drill holes are proposed to test bedrock for strike extensions of uranium mineralization at known prospects beneath thin soil cover. The drill program is planned to commence in early December 2009.

States Michael Hudson, Mawson President & CEO
“Mawson’s geological team have been busy collecting and interpreting detailed new information from the Hotagen uranium district, enabling us to prioritize the most high prospective sites from 21 separate project areas that have already been defined. We are extremely positive about the prospectivity of this region and look forward to drill testing these four projects to maintain the momentum of discovery in this exciting area.”

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Dear Friends:

Now “let’s see what Mawson has in store for us in September”?

As I said before, “this Mawson Train will be leaving the station and those investors on board when it departs will be in for an exciting ride.”

Stay Closely Tuned!!!


Nick L. Nicolaas

Mining Interactive "Ahead of the Pack"

Mawson Resources holds significant uranium resources in the nuclear energy reliant countries of Spain, Sweden and Finland.

As the European Union reduces its reliance on carbon-based energy sources, Mawson is well placed as the Company develops its exploration portfolio towards the sustainable production of uranium in the shortest possible time frame.

Spain, Don Benito Mine in 1982

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Ron Paul: Fed's autonomy is coming to an end

The Fed's Interesting Week

By U.S. Rep. Ron Paul
Monday, August 31, 2009,tx14_paul,blog,999,All,Item%20n...

It has been an interesting week indeed for the Federal Reserve.

First it was announced that President Obama intends to reappoint Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to a second term in January, signaling a vote of confidence in him.

Bernanke seems to be popular with the administration and with Wall Street, and with good reason. His lending policies have left big banks flush with newly created cash that covers up old mistakes and allows for new ones. By buying up mountains of Treasury debt he has also enabled spending to soar to ridiculous levels that should startle any responsible economist, and scare any American concerned about the value of the dollar.

However, these highly sensitive decisions about our money are not made by economists -- they are made by politicians. Bernanke, like most of his predecessors, is the politician's best friend. But there is no reason to believe that any other central planner would behave any differently, considering the immense political pressure on the Fed.

Fed policies have been as bad for the economy as they are good for politicians and bankers, as the recently released numbers on the debt and deficit demonstrate. For the first time since World War II the annual budget deficit is projected to be over 11 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product. It is also projected that by 2019 the national debt will be 68 percent of Gross Domestic Product. Our path, if unchanged, is completely untenable.

The administration claims that it inherited a dire situation from the last administration, which is absolutely true. But that hasn’t stopped them from accepting all the policies and premises that got us here, and accelerating those policies to rapidly make a bad situation much worse.

The bailouts started with the last administration. They have gotten bigger with this one.

The last administration gave us expanded government involvement in healthcare with a new prescription drug benefit. This administration gave us a renewal and expansion of SCHIP, and now the current healthcare takeover attempts. We can afford none of this, but shady monetary policy allows Washington to continue along its merry way, aggravating all our economic problems.

Not everyone in government finds it acceptable that the Fed wields so much power and privilege in secrecy.

Last week a federal judge ruled against Fed secrecy, compelling the Fed to release under the Freedom of Information Act information regarding which banks received emergency loans, and under what terms. The Fed will, of course do everything in its power to fight this ruling and it is certainly not the last word on the issue. Still, it is encouraging to see that the interests of the taxpayers were defended victoriously in court, while the Fed sees only the plight of its big banker friends.

Meanwhile HR 1207 and S604, legislation to open up the Fed's books to a complete audit, continue to gain momentum in Congress as the people continue to insist on real transparency of the Federal Reserve.

One way or another, the days of Fed autonomy are coming to an end, as well they should. No one should have the power to debauch the currency and gut the economy as they do. It is time that the Fed answered for its actions, so the people can understand that we truly are better off with freedom instead of Fed tyranny.

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Market Watch: Whatever September holds, it's just one month

Monday's Personal Finance stories

By MarketWatch

Don't miss these top stories:

The market has come a long way off its March 9 lows and nowhere is that more true than in the small-cap arena, which has seen a 70% gain in just under six months. That raises the question for many investors about just how much higher the market can go, if at all, before a major correctionsets in.

You might be inclined to back off equities for a time, especially cutting your allocation to small-cap stocks, if you are heeding the warnings. The problem for many investors is that they have missed a lot of the bull run since for most of the year they have been busy shifting assets away from stocks and into bonds, spooked by the collapse that occurred after August 2008.

Such behavior is not uncommon among Main Street investors, who tend to sell long past peaks and buy back in well after rallies are underway. That's why studies show those who try to time the markets, as you might be tempted to do now, lose out in the long run to those with a longer-term perspective.

That's not to say taking some profits off the small-cap table, if you have them, is a bad idea. Just make sure you do it to fit your overall asset-allocation strategy and not because it is the pundit-of-the-moment play.

-- Steve Kerch, assistant managing editor/personal finance


Small-caps soar, but go-go days may be gone

Sticking with small-cap stocks in this year's market rally has paid off big. Since the market's March 9 low, smaller U.S. stocks have gained 70% on average, topping their midcap and large-cap counterparts. But as the U.S. economy regains its footing, some analysts are warning investors not to expect small stocks to continue to churn out powerful gains -- as they did in the last recovery, in 2003 and 2004.
See Weekend Investor.

Mutual-fund shareholders should protest unfair taxation

If you're among the millions of investors who own mutual funds in taxable accounts -- and, therefore, have been unfairly taxed on the funds' annual distributions of long-term capital gains -- you now have what may be your most timely opportunity in years for relief. It is a small chance, to be sure, but it is a chance.
See Outside the Box.

Investors brace for September correction

After a powerful rally in stocks from their March lows, nervous investors are positioning for a September sell-off -- something that many say is overdue.
See full story.

Yes, there's even a risk in Treasurys

If you or a member of your family has a lot of money invested in bond funds, you should hear what Thomas Atteberry has to say.
See Brett Arends.

Playing it safe can hurt returns

Investors in 401(k)s are reacting to down days in the stock market by plowing money into conservative investments, such as stable-value funds, recent data show.
See full story.

Why investors need to see the light and slow down

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 46% since March 9, when the world itself seemed to be coming to an end. In the entire 113-year history of the Dow, only six rebounds have been bigger and faster. But the swiftness and magnitude of this bounce-back aren't reasons to be cheerful; they are reasons to be cautious.
See Jason Zweig.

Lessons of the financial crisis one year later

The numbers hardly tell the story. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stands roughly 2000 points below where it was on this end-of-summer weekend one year ago. No one knew then, of course, but the U.S. stock market and the world economy were just days from historic calamity, unprecedented in the lives of anyone born in the last 80 years. And today? We are nearly six months into one of the most impressive bull markets in memory; the Dow has risen 46% since early March. The Nasdaq Composite Index is up 60%. Go figure. It's been a year of horrors and opportunities for investors.
See full story.


Prepaid debit card for teens is money well-spent

At some point, parents have to let their teenage children take the wheel, trusting that they'll make responsible decisions on the road. The financial road, that is.
See Jonathan Burton's Life Savings.

Take advantage of a new wrinkle in 529 college savings plans

A key change in 529 college savings plans should serve as a cue for millions of college savers to review their holdings -- and maybe find a new place to stash their future tuition payments.
See Chuck Jaffe.


2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T: Nothing but fun

It is very seldom that one can instantly feel right at home in a car, as if you have been driving it for years. Such was the case with the Hyundai Coupe. The last time I felt that way was behind the wheel of a Ferrari F430, which sells for a few lire more.
See Auto Review.


Low mortgage rates are back -- for the moment

If you missed out on refinancing your mortgage last spring, here's another opportunity.
See Brett Arends.

Better to buy or rent?

With housing prices down significantly in many parts of the country and interest rates low, it may be an affordable time for twentysomethings to buy that first home.
See full story. The Bear Market is Over: By ken Fisher

Money market cash, in comparison with the value of all stocks, is twice what it was in 1982.

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