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Nielson: Paper, physical are decoupling; Arensberg: COT is bass-ackwards: GATA I THE GATA DISPATCH April 30, 2013.

Nielson: Paper, physical are decoupling; Arensberg: COT is bass-ackwards Submitted by cpowell on 06:44PM ET Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Section: Daily Dispatches 9:40p ET Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Jeff Nielson of Bullion Bulls Canada speculates tonight on the decoupling of the paper and physical gold markets. Nielson writes: "Clearly, we currently have a bull market for physical gold (and silver). So when Bloomberg and all the rest of the corporate media yammer on about 'a bear market in gold,' what gold market are they talking about? That's right: their own paper market, empirically proven by the recent collapse in demand for paper gold." Nielson's commentary is headlined "Decoupling in Precious Metals Markets" and it's posted at the Bullion Bulls Canada Internet site here: Meanwhile, Gene Arensberg says at the Got Gold Report that "as

Obama to Seek Closing Amid Hunger Strike at Guantánamo: The New York Times Global Update April 30, 2013

April 30, 2013 Compiled 20:45 GMT Global Update TOP NEWS Obama to Seek Closing Amid Hunger Strike at Guantánamo By CHARLIE SAVAGE President Obama renewed his years-old vow to shutter the prison in Cuba on Tuesday after "medical reinforcements" were called in to help force-feed inmates protesting their detention without trial. Mexico's President Limits U.S. Role in Fighting Drug Trade By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD, DAMIEN CAVE and GINGER THOMPSON Political sensitivities over the United States' involvement in Mexico are longstanding, but policy changes under the new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, have rattled American officials. President Backs F.B.I. Handling of Boston Suspect in '11 By PETER BAKER and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT President Obama rejected criticism of the bureau over a Russian tip about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, even as a review was ordered to see if more could have been done to thwart the attacks.  Video : O

The Conscience of a Liberal Still Coring After All These Years : The New York Times Opinion Today April 30, 2013.

April 30, 2013 Opinion Today Op-Docs 'Lost Every Day' By MICHELLE COOMBER Meet a Colorado woman with a rare neurological disorder who has no sense of direction, even in her own home. Opinionator | Draft The Power of 'I Don't Know' By TIM KREIDER As a writer, my only possible claim to anyone's attention is honesty. Or maybe I'm wrong. Op-Ed Contributor Clothed in Misery By M. T. ANDERSON A genealogy of textile factory disasters. Op-Ed Contributor Bangladesh Needs Strong Unions, Not Outside Pressure By FAZLE HASAN ABED Westerners horrified by the latest factory disaster would make matters worse by not buying clothing made in Bangladesh. The key to improved worker safety is law enforcement and worker empowerment. ADVERTISEMENT Letter Invitation to a Dialogue: The Art of Teaching An educator asks, "What makes a great teacher?" Readers ar