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Sep 2, 2012

ICE Futures U.S: Weekly Analysis of US Equity and Currency Markets - September 2, 2012 -.



. Nick McDonald of Trade With Precision presents a concise technical analysis of these markets for the week ahead, using the Russell 2000® index and the ICE US Dollar Index® as pivotal focuses.

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NYT Global Upadte - September 2, 2012 - :Despite Eviction, Settlers of West Bank Outpost Hold Fast to Their Mission

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
September 2, 2012

Global Update



TOP NEWS

Despite Eviction, Settlers of West Bank Outpost Hold Fast to Their Mission

By ISABEL KERSHNER
Following a court order, Israeli authorities evacuated 47 families from the Migron settlement, which the Supreme Court ruled had been built on land owned by Palestinians.

U.S. Companies Brace for an Exit From the Euro by Greece

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ
Even as Greece desperately tries to avoid defaulting on its debt, American firms are preparing for what was once unthinkable: that Greece will soon be forced to leave the euro zone.

U.S. Halts Training Program for Some Afghan Recruits

By GRAHAM BOWLEY and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.
Training of Afghan Local Police and special operations forces has been put on hold to better screen out threats to troops, officials say.
World

Photographs: Syrian Refugees Pour Into Jordan

Nearly 2,000 Syrians are flooding nightly into Jordan, which says it has accepted about 180,000 refugees since the conflict began.
Opinion

Opinion

Can Europe Survive the Rise of the Rest?

By TIMOTHY GARTON ASH
The European Union will never manage to compete with China and other rising powers unless it unites politically, scales up and becomes a genuine giant.
WORLD

Airstrikes Push Waves of Syrians to Jordanian Camps

By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
Since air assaults by Syria's government picked up two weeks ago, knocking rebels in the south on their heels, refugees have been arriving at camps in Jordan at a rate of about 2,000 a night.

Syrian Rebels Say They Have Seized an Air Defense Post and Its Missiles

By KAREEM FAHIM
Opposition fighters seized weapons and ammunition in what appeared to be part of a broader rebel offensive against Syrian military installations across the country.

In Russia, Opening Inquiries and Settling Scores

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
A series of inquiries into the business affairs of a prominent opposition lawmaker in Russia has led to finger pointing at governing party legislators and their obvious personal wealth.
BUSINESS

Stakes Are Higher for E.C.B. Chief Amid Restless Markets

By JACK EWING
Investors are counting on bold action, but analysts say the European Central Bank needs time to deliver on a promise to tame runaway borrowing costs for the most troubled euro zone countries.

Rivals Jostle Before Apple Announces New iPhone

By BRIAN X. CHEN and NICK WINGFIELD
Some major tech companies are running elaborate product announcements this week, hoping to grab the news media's undivided attention before Apple announces its new iPhone on Sept. 12.

Tony Hayward Gets His Life Back

By STANLEY REED
Tony Hayward, the chief of BP who was accused of insensitivity and incompetence after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill of 2010, is back in the oil business and seeking redemption.
TECHNOLOGY
Digital Domain

When GPS Confuses, You May Be to Blame

By RANDALL STROSS
A recent study illustrates a drawback of GPS technology: that it could be causing drivers to become too docile as their navigational skills atrophy.
The Boss

The Value of Starting Small

By DAVID GOLDBERG
The chief executive of SurveyMonkey started an online music site at age 26 that he later sold to Yahoo.
SPORTS

A Splash of Cash Through Revolving Doors

By ROB HUGHES
The frenzied trading in human flesh that ended Friday totaled almost half a billion pounds, the bulk of it to overseas' teams in fees to exchange players.

Button Skirts Crash to Win Belgian Prix

By BRAD SPURGEON
Jenson Button, driving a McLaren Mercedes, escaped a big crash on the first turn of the Belgian Grand Prix to emerge as the winner on Sunday.

Clijsters, Whose First Retirement Didn't Take, Says Her Latest One Will

By MARY PILON
Clijsters, who retired in 2007 but returned, said that a second comeback is unlikely. Clijsters and her teammate in mixed doubles, Bob Bryan, were defeated in the second round of the U.S. Open.
U.S. NEWS

Isaac Brings Touch of Relief to Corn Belt

By JACK HEALY
Farmers from Missouri to Ohio welcomed the three to five inches of rain the hurricane deposited, but they said it came too late to save much of this year's crop.

Tracking a Subtle Scent, a Dog May Help Save the Whales

By KIRK JOHNSON
Tucker, a black lab mix, is said to be the world's only working dog able to track the scent of orca feces, which give clues to the whales' health, in open ocean water.

In Louisiana, the Water Gives, and Takes Away

By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Plaquemines Parish, the marshy peninsula of southeastern Louisiana, was the first landing point of Hurricane Isaac and the scene of perhaps its most thorough destruction.
OPINION
Op-Ed Contributor

Republicans, in Search of a Foreign Policy

By BRIAN KATULIS
Today's Republicans are as divided on foreign policy as they've ever been, and Mitt Romney is finding it hard to bridge the divisions.
Op-Ed Columnist

Cruel Conservatives Throw a Masquerade Ball

By MAUREEN DOWD
A Mormon bishop, an Irish undertaker and a dirty Dirty Harry walk into a bar ...
Op-Ed Columnist

Scaring the Voters in the Middle

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
Everything you always wanted to know about sex and the G.O.P. (but were afraid to ask).

Alasdair Macleod: The gold price and the exponential growth of our problems: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - September 2, 2012 -.

Alasdair Macleod: The gold price and the exponential growth of our problems

12:40p ET Sunday, September 2, 2012

Unfunded social welfare system liabilities soon may overshadow government budget deficits and start goosing gold and silver, GoldMoney Research Director Alasdair Macleod writes today. His commentary is headlined "The Gold Price and the Exponential Growth of Our Problems" and it's posted at GoldMoney here:

http://www.goldmoney.com/gold-research/alasdair-macleod/the-gold-price-a...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.