Sep 23, 2012
By PAUL J. LIM (NYT)
Amid the Federal Reserve’s new effort to bolster the economy, which stocks are good bets? Analysts advise looking at history, and trying to surmise the Fed’s goals.
By ROSS DOUTHAT (NYT)
The capital has gotten rich, but it has come at rest of the country’s expense.
By ROBERT H. FRANK (NYT)
Many of America’s problems can be solved by putting idle resources to work, or redirecting wasteful spending, an economist writes.
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.View the video market commentaries »
September 23, 2012
By GINA KOLATA
New findings are reshaping the understanding of breast cancer, pointing to the use of drugs approved for other cancers. "This is the road map for how we might cure breast cancer in the future," a researcher said.
By MICHAEL R. GORDON
With Iraq, the goal has been to leave a stable, representative government, avoid a power vacuum and maintain sufficient influence, but the Obama administration has fallen short of some of those objectives.
The Cloud Factories
By JAMES GLANZ
Helping to process the staggering amount of Internet activity that occurs, data centers waste vast amounts of energy, belying the information industry's image of environmental friendliness.
By SULIMAN ALI ZWAY and KAREEM FAHIM
The groups announced Saturday that they were disbanding, bowing to a wave of anti-militia anger that has swept parts of the country since a deadly attack on an American diplomatic mission.
By DECLAN WALSH
A cabinet minister on Saturday offered a $100,000 reward for the death of the person behind the anti-Islam video made in the United States that has roiled Muslims around the world.
Safeguards can spot fake gold bars
With gold-plated tungsten bars making another appearance this week, (http://www.gata.org/node/11767), it's time to call attention again to the safeguards used by the best gold dealers to avoid getting cheated and to avoid cheating their customers.
In March the Perth Mint's Bron Suchecki wrote about these safeguards, particularly ultrasonic testing, in an essay GATA reported about:
Suchecki's essay remains posted at the Perth Mint's Internet site here:
GoldMoney's standard includes ultrasonic testing, which is described in both text and a video here:
Jim Sinclair notes that stories about fake bars could be used as disinformation to discourage gold investors. All the more reason to refuse to be discouraged and to be informed about your vendor.
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.