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Jan 8, 2011

Weekly metals wrapup, Embry interview posted at King World News | GATA -THE GATA DISPATCH

Weekly metals wrapup, Embry interview posted at King World News

Submitted by cpowell on 06:23AM ET Saturday, January 8, 2011. Section: Daily Dispatches 9:20a ET Saturday, January 8, 2011
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):
The weekly precious metals market review with Bill Haynes of CMI Gold & Silver and Dan Norcini of JSMineSet.com has been posted at King World News here:
http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/Broadcast/Entries/2011/1/8_KWN_We...
And audio of the King World News interview with Sprott Asset Management's chief investment strategist, John Embry, which was summarized briefly for you Wednesday, has been posted here:
http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/Broadcast/Entries/2011/1/8_John_E...
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

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MarketWatch: Weekly Roudup - The Week's top Ten Videos

MarketWatch
Weekly Roundup
JANUARY 08, 2011

The week's top 10 videos

By MarketWatch




In case you missed them, here are the 10 most popular videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Jan. 3-7:

Currency ‘war' sparks global tension

David Wessel and Neal Lipschutz discuss the escalating currency tensions between the U.S. and China and the prospects that China will bow to pressure to devalue the yuan.
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CES: How a 92-inch, 3-D TV measures up

Mitsubishi Electronics is introducing a 92-inch television set to its line of HD 3-D TVs. Lauren Goode takes a look at the big-screen TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Kicking off CES with Mossberg and Boehret

Personal Technology columnists Walt Mossberg and Katie Boehret discuss the big themes of this year's Consumer Electronics Show and offer some tips for getting through the event.
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Floods threaten Australian city

Geoffrey Rogow reports live from Australia on the severe floods in the Northeastern part of that country that are threatening to cut off a city there. Plus, gold and oil prices tumble and should you favor ‘out of favor' stocks?
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CES flops

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries looks at products that were in the spotlight at past Consumer Electronics Shows, only to flop with consumers.
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What's hot at CES

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicks into high-gear on Thursday. Dan Gallagher is there and reports on new products from Motorola, RIM, Samsung and ASUS. Plus, why AT&T's 4G service may be more marketing than speed.
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2011 estate-plan essentials

The New Year gives investors all the more reason to review their estate plans. Arden Dale gives tips on how advisers can help make sure their clients are protected.
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Mossberg tests the 4G Verizon LTE

Walt Mossberg reviews one of the biggest technology trends in 2011. The expansion of new, faster cellular networks called 4G. Watch Video Report.
Mega caps: Act your age

Many financially strong companies don't pay a dividend — but they should.
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Best and worst cities to job hunt

It may be a good idea to take your job search to a brand new location, as the best and worst U.S. cities to job hunt in are revealed.
 Watch Video Report.

MarketWatch: Personal Finance Daily: The week's 10 best Personal Finance stories

MarketWatch

Personal Finance Daily
JANUARY 08, 2011

The week's top Personal Finance stories

By MarketWatch




In case you missed them, here are the top 10 Personal Finance stories from MarketWatch for the week of Jan. 3-7:
The job market: a lost decade

The number of jobs in the U.S. economy today is about the same as 10 years ago. That's already bad news, but combine it with an ever-growing population competing for those positions, and you see why the unemployment rate has been hovering around 10%. But, as the following charts show, some job seekers are in a much more difficult place than others.
Read more: The job market: a lost decade.


Eight resolutions for retirement savers in 2011

Many Americans go off the grid in the final weeks of the year, but now that 2010 year-end statements are arriving in the mail it's time to get back on the grid — and to make sure you start 2011 on the right foot, especially with your retirement accounts.
Read more: Eight resolutions for retirement savers in 2011.


Underwater on the house — and close to retirement

A reader is considering walking away from his principal residence, where he's underwater on the mortgage, even as he rents out two other homes. Lew Sichelman offers some advice.
Read more: Underwater on the house — and close to retirement.


CES sports 2011's top gadgets: a pictorial

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is dominated by tablet computers this year but other hot electronic gear will also be on display.
Read more: CES sports 2011's top gadgets: a pictorial.


What your Facebook profile may be telling ID thieves

Your pet's name is a fraudster's best friend. You may think you're revealing precious little when you tell your Facebook friends that you're dressing your pooch, Puddles, in your favorite color, red, for brunch at Grandma's on Sunday. But you've actually just opened a Pandora's box of risks.
Read more: What your Facebook profile may be telling ID thieves.


Tax tips for 2011

Get going now on these tax to-dos to ensure your tax filing goes as smoothly as possible, says Eva Rosenberg.
Read more: Tax tips for 2011.


Tax prep takes 6.1 billion hours a year: report

The most pressing and serious problem facing U.S. taxpayers is the tax code's sheer complexity, which forces individual filers and businesses to spend an estimated 6.1 billion hours every year complying with tax law, according to the latest report from the National Taxpayer Advocate, presented to Congress Wednesday.
Read more: Tax prep takes 6.1 billion hours a year.


ETF investors win as fund firms fight to cut fees

A price war is slashing expenses to the bone on index-tracking exchange-traded funds and mutual funds. And that suits Harold Evensky fine.
Read more: ETF investors win as fund firms fight to cut fees.


For consumers, good and bad news coming in 2011

Even as they continue to worry about a weak housing market and anemic job growth, U.S. families can at least celebrate a new food-safety bill, extension of unemployment benefits for some jobless workers and the likelihood of greater access to information on a variety of consumer products, from toys to mortgages, in 2011.
Read more: For consumers, good and bad news coming in 2011.


Five smartphone apps for caregivers

Taking care of an aging or ailing relative with heath-care issues can be stressful and confusing, but a growing number of free or cheap smartphone apps aim to help caregivers keep track of medication dosages, nutritional requirements and other daily health-care needs.
Read more: Five smartphone apps for caregivers.

The Wall Street Journal Intelligent Investor: Why the fuss Over Facebook Doesn't Make it a Home Run

The Intelligent Investor, by Jason Zweig
from The Wall Street Journal


The news this week that Goldman Sachs was privately offering a minority stake in Facebook to new investors—and that Facebook would become a public company by early next year—has set off a buying frenzy.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704055204576068230611823242.html?mod=djintinvestor_t

NYT: Morning Business News: Verizon Is Said to Be Planning to Announce iPhone 4 on Its Network



BUSINESS

Flex Time Flourishes in Accounting Industry

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE
Experts say some firms are especially respectful of the work-life balance, and they are retaining valuable employees as a result.

Obama the Centrist Irks a Liberal Lion

By MICHAEL POWELL
Robert B. Reich, the former labor secretary, is disappointed in President Obama, and contends he has been unwilling to duel with an emboldened G.O.P.

Verizon Is Said to Be Planning to Announce iPhone 4 on Its Network

By MIGUEL HELFT
The long-expected arrival of the iPhone on Verizon will end years of exclusivity for AT&T and is likely to upend the smartphone market in the United States.

Illinois faces steep tax increases to meet fiscal crisis .| The Washington Post Today's Highlights



TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

U.S. to offer more support to Pakistan
The Obama administration has decided to offer Pakistan more military, intelligence and economic support, and to intensify U.S. efforts to forge a regional peace, despite ongoing frustration that Pakistani officials are not doing enough to combat terrorist groups in the country's tribal areas, off...
(By Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post)

Illinois faces steep tax increases to meet fiscal crisis
(By Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post)

Too drunk? Your car won't go along for the ride.
(By Ashley Halsey III, The Washington Post)

Robert Gibbs: How the press secretary changed, and who will follow him
(By Jason Horowitz and Anne E. Kornblut, The Washington Post)

For southern Sudan, a historic vote for independence
(By Rebecca Hamilton, The Washington Post)

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