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Aug 1, 2010

FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS : MarketWatch - Industry Financial Services: Chuck Jaffe .Marketing Fees Will Keek Haunting Fund Investors. August 1st. 2010


Chuck Jaffe: Marketing fees will keep haunting fund investors  
By Chuck Jaffe MarketWatch

Mutual fund fees are like zombies -- they’re mighty tough to kill. See full story

Chuck Jaffe: Affinity funds inspire no feelings of loyalty

By Chuck Jaffe MarketWatch

Many people believe you don’t mix business with family, or love with politics, because the good intentions that create such a union can produce disappointing long-term results. The same could be said for mutual funds, where you don’t want to mix investment strategies with social strategies. See full story

WSJ : Asia Alert .-Microsoft Quashed Effort to Boost Online Privacy . August 1st., 2010

Asia Alert
from The Wall Street Journal

After sharp internal debate in early 2008, Microsoft designed Internet Explorer so that users must deliberately turn on privacy settings every time they start up the software.

The second installment in a Wall Street Journal series on Internet privacy focuses on Microsoft's effort to balance conflicting interests: helping people surf the Web with its browser to keep their mouse clicks private, and helping advertisers who want to see those clicks.

ABC Australia Business news.- Coal Miners Strike Over Pay. August 1st., 2010

Coal miners strike over pay
Miners at an open-cut coal mine south of Townsville in north Queensland are on strike.

Truck crash fuels inland highway push
A western Queensland mayor says a truck crash that closed the state's main link with the Northern Territory last week highlights the need for another inland highway.

UAE bans Blackberry
The United Arab Emirates government says it will suspend Blackberry services because of security concerns.

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The Gata Dispatch : Gene Aresberg : Gold a buy , silver not quite yet. August 1st., 2010

Gene Arensberg: Gold a buy, silver not quite yet

10:30p ET Saturday, July 31, 2010
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):
Gene Arensberg's new Got Gold Report shows large commercial traders starting to re-establish short positions in gold while still covering shorts in silver. Gold has fallen into Arensberg's buy zone but silver not quite yet. His report is headlined "COT Flash July 31" and can be found here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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