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GATA | THE GATA DISPATCHES: In two interviews Biderman stresses bailouts, market rigging.

In two interviews Biderman stresses bailouts, market rigging Submitted by cpowell on 12:30PM ET Saturday, March 31, 2012. Section: Daily Dispatches 3:36p ET Saturday, March 31, 2012 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Market analyst and financial letter writer Charles Biderman this week gave two good interviews concentrating on bailouts and market rigging, one with Dan Ameduri of Future Money Trends -- http://futuremoneytrends.com/ index.php/category-table/157- charles-biderm... -- and the other with financial writer Chris Martenson: http://www.chrismartenson.com/ blog/charles-biderman-problem- rigged-marke... But Martenson himself may have offered the most incisive comment. Introducing Biderman, Martenson said: "The issues before us as investors are as daunting today as they can possibly be, and my position has been that today we are all speculators, not investors, because we have been placed in the uncomfortable position of try

NYT Global Update: A More Confident Brotherhood Names Candidate in Egypt | Top News

Global Update TOP NEWS A More Confident Brotherhood Names Candidate in Egypt By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK The political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood broke a pledge to stay out of Egypt's presidential race, nominating its longtime strategist and financier Khairat el-Shater. Coup Rumors Spur China to Hem In Social Networking Sites By IAN JOHNSON In response to rumors of a coup that spread online, China detained six people, closed 16 Web sites and silenced comments on two widely used microblogs. Obama Finds Oil in Markets Is Sufficient to Sideline Iran By ANNIE LOWREY President Obama's determination cleared the way for severe new sanctions intended to slash Iran's oil revenue and press Tehran to abandon its nuclear ambitions. Global Edition Home Page » World Slide Show: A Rush for the Exits in Afghanistan With the United States preparing to wind down aid and troop levels, Afghan entrepr

Lottery official: Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland; unknown if others sold: Today's Highlights | Today's Headlines | The washington Post

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Lottery official: Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland; unknown if others sold A Maryland Lottery official says the winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased at a retailer in Baltimore County. (By Associated Press) The early line on Mitt Romney’s ‘veepstakes’ The habitually cautious Mitt Romney is less likely to pick a game-changing running mate and more likely to choose someone he sees as ready to be president. (By Philip Rucker) Obama, Romney aim fire President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney delivered dueling political speeches about the president’s leadership of the nation. (By Amy Gardner and Philip Rucker) White House sees more pain for Iran as it clears way for further sanctions Tougher sanctions against Iran clear final hurdle as U.S. seeks to pressure Iran into concessions on its nuclear program. (By Joby Warrick and Brad Plumer) Michelle Singletary: Dreaming of Mega Millions COLUMN | Why I threw away

NYT Morning Business: News Warned of an Attack on the Internet, and Getting Ready | Today's top Headlines:

Today's Headlines TOP NEWS Obama Finds Oil in Markets Is Sufficient to Sideline Iran By ANNIE LOWREY President Obama's determination cleared the way for severe new sanctions intended to slash Iran's oil revenue and press Tehran to abandon its nuclear ambitions. In Afghanistan, Businesses Plan Their Own Exits By GRAHAM BOWLEY and MATTHEW ROSENBERG Anxiety is running high in Afghanistan's domestic and international business communities as the Afghan-United States relationship deteriorates and the Western drawdown begins. Slide Show: In Afghanistan, a Rush for the Exits U.S. and China Press for Influence in Myanmar By JANE PERLEZ As strategically placed Myanmar loosens the grip of dictatorship, each side is doing whatever it can to gain the country's favor. Slide Show: China's Influence at Stake as Myanmar Eyes Democracy • NYTimes.com Home Page » QUOTATION OF THE DAY "I don't have the energy