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Oct 31, 2013

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH OCTOBER 31, 2013: GATA Chairman Murphy Interviewed at Silver Summit.

GATA Chairman Murphy interviewed at Silver Summit

2:35p AEST Friday, November 1, 2013

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy was interviewed about gold and silver market manipulation last week at the Silver Summit in Spokane, Washington, by Cambridge House Live's Vanessa Collette. The interview is 13 minutes long and is posted at YouTube here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0YE3JEbPf8

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



NYT | Asian Morning October 31, 2013: Chemical Arms Inspectors Say Syria Has Destroyed All Declared Sites


The New York Times
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Top News
Chemical Arms Inspectors Say Syria Has Destroyed All Declared Sites

By ALAN COWELL

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Syria had met an important deadline. But the government still has 1,290 metric tons of chemical weapons it must destroy by mid-2014.
Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday.
Tap on Merkel Provides Peek at Vast Spy Net

By MARK MAZZETTI and DAVID E. SANGER

The National Security Agency's monitoring is not limited to politicians like Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany - it also includes party leaders and aides, and it's all part of efforts to gain an edge over other nations.
Snowden's Lawyer Says He Has a New Job in Russia



By STEVEN LEE MYERS

The lawyer said Mr. Snowden would start work Friday at a major internet company in Russia, but the assertion could not be verified. 


Editors' Picks

OPINION | Op-Ed Contributor

Young, Restless and Indian

By SIDDHARTH DHANVANT SHANGHVI

I'm told I'm part of India's powerful ruling class that says in public, "Actually, get four bottles of that red."

TECHNOLOGY

Video Video: App Smart: Music Games
Highlights of game apps with a strong musical component, as reviewed by The Times's Kit Eaton.

World
N.S.A. Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad

By CHARLIE SAVAGE, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and NICOLE PERLROTH

Unbeknown to Google and Yahoo, the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have tapped into the search engines abroad, where data collection faces less oversight.
Australia Participated in N.S.A. Program, Document Says

By JANE PERLEZ

Australia has used its Asian embassies to collect data on China, Indonesia and other countries, according to a document leaked by Edward J. Snowden.
Alexandra Harris, one of 30 people from a Greenpeace ship who are being detained by Russia.
Activists Feel Powerful Wrath as Russia Guards Its Arctic Claims

By STEVEN LEE MYERS

The detained crew of a Greenpeace ship appears to have grossly underestimated Russia's readiness to assert - and expand - its sovereignty in an Arctic region potentially rich with natural resources.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World

Business
Jose Manuel Abel, 47, left his family behind in Spain last year and moved to Germany in search of work, arriving in Munich with just 250 euros in his pocket. A year later, he has found a permanent job in a fruit and vegetable warehouse and hopes that his family will be able to join him in Munich in the near future.
Jobless Rate in Euro Zone Stays at Record

By JACK EWING

In a sign of weak growth, a slower than expected rise in inflation could put pressure on European officials to further stimulate the economy.
F.A.A. Allows Use of Electronic Devices Throughout Flights

By MATTHEW L. WALD

The Federal Aviation Administration's change, expected before year-end, will allow passengers on most flights to use tablets, MP3 players and other personal electronic devices.
Profit Margins Squeeze Exxon Mobil and Shell

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and STANLEY REED

Weak margins in refining hurt results at the largest European and American oil companies.
For more business news, go to INYT.com/Business

Technology
No U.S. Action, So States Move on Privacy Law

By SOMINI SENGUPTA

Lawmakers in 10 states have passed more than two dozen privacy laws this year on phone tracking, the use of drones and other topics, as support for limits on surveillance has grown.
. N.S.A. Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad
Updating Android, Google Announces New Nexus Phone

Bits Blog

Updating Android, Google Announces New Nexus Phone

By NICK BILTON

The company showed off an updated version of its mobile operating system, as well as a larger smartphone called the Nexus 5.
Jeremy Allaire of Circle Internet Financial, which promotes bitcoin for retail use.
Bitcoin Pursues the Mainstream

By NICK WINGFIELD

Advocates of the digital currency bitcoin say it is ready to emerge from its fringe status and become a common method of retail payment.
. Interactive An Abridged History of Bitcoin 
Editors' Picks

OPINION | Op-Ed Contributor

Young, Restless and Indian

By SIDDHARTH DHANVANT SHANGHVI

I'm told I'm part of India's powerful ruling class that says in public, "Actually, get four bottles of that red."

TECHNOLOGY

Video Video: App Smart: Music Games
Highlights of game apps with a strong musical component, as reviewed by The Times's Kit Eaton.

World
N.S.A. Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad

By CHARLIE SAVAGE, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and NICOLE PERLROTH

Unbeknown to Google and Yahoo, the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have tapped into the search engines abroad, where data collection faces less oversight.
Australia Participated in N.S.A. Program, Document Says

By JANE PERLEZ

Australia has used its Asian embassies to collect data on China, Indonesia and other countries, according to a document leaked by Edward J. Snowden.
Alexandra Harris, one of 30 people from a Greenpeace ship who are being detained by Russia.
Activists Feel Powerful Wrath as Russia Guards Its Arctic Claims

By STEVEN LEE MYERS

The detained crew of a Greenpeace ship appears to have grossly underestimated Russia's readiness to assert - and expand - its sovereignty in an Arctic region potentially rich with natural resources.
Business
Jose Manuel Abel, 47, left his family behind in Spain last year and moved to Germany in search of work, arriving in Munich with just 250 euros in his pocket. A year later, he has found a permanent job in a fruit and vegetable warehouse and hopes that his family will be able to join him in Munich in the near future.
Jobless Rate in Euro Zone Stays at Record

By JACK EWING

In a sign of weak growth, a slower than expected rise in inflation could put pressure on European officials to further stimulate the economy.
F.A.A. Allows Use of Electronic Devices Throughout Flights

By MATTHEW L. WALD

The Federal Aviation Administration's change, expected before year-end, will allow passengers on most flights to use tablets, MP3 players and other personal electronic devices.
Profit Margins Squeeze Exxon Mobil and Shell

By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and STANLEY REED

Weak margins in refining hurt results at the largest European and American oil companies.
For more business news, go to INYT.com/Business

Technology
No U.S. Action, So States Move on Privacy Law

By SOMINI SENGUPTA

Lawmakers in 10 states have passed more than two dozen privacy laws this year on phone tracking, the use of drones and other topics, as support for limits on surveillance has grown.
. N.S.A. Said to Tap Google and Yahoo Abroad
Updating Android, Google Announces New Nexus Phone

Bits Blog

Updating Android, Google Announces New Nexus Phone

By NICK BILTON

The company showed off an updated version of its mobile operating system, as well as a larger smartphone called the Nexus 5.
Jeremy Allaire of Circle Internet Financial, which promotes bitcoin for retail use.
Bitcoin Pursues the Mainstream

By NICK WINGFIELD

Advocates of the digital currency bitcoin say it is ready to emerge from its fringe status and become a common method of retail payment.
. Interactive An Abridged History of Bitcoin  
Sports
McLaren, Mercedes and Lotus still are battling for second place in the teams' championship, and the bottom three  teams - Williams, Marussia and Caterham - are  fighting it out for 10th place.
The Formula One Race Is Still On

By BRAD SPURGEON

Although Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull team have taken the Formula One titles, there is still plenty of tension in the teams' race for second place, and also for 10th.
The circuit in Abu Dhabi was built in 30 months on a man-made island, by 15,000 workers at a cost of $400 million.
Sunlight to Darkness, Abu Dhabi Circuit Breeds Success

By BRAD SPURGEON

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has improved every year since its furst running in 2009, while many other new venues have faded or been dropped from the calendar.
A 'Tricky and Technical' Track at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

By BRAD SPURGEON

Although the Yas Marina Circuit, where the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will take place this weekend, appears to be a flowing, fast, rolling circuit, it is anything but.
For more sports news, go to INYT.com/Sports
U.S. News
Contrite White House Spurns Health Law's Critics

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ROBERT PEAR

While the secretary of health and human services apologized profusely for the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama traveled to Massachusetts to offer a forceful defense of the law.
. Video  Video: Obama Defends the Health Care Law
. Graphic Why Some People Can't Keep Their Plans
At Stanford this month, Jeremy Dean showed graduate students how to use Rap Genius to teach the classics in the digital age.
As Interest Fades in the Humanities, Colleges Worry

By TAMAR LEWIN

With the growing money and attention devoted to science and technology, university administrators are concerned that the humanities are being eclipsed.
Nora Fowler of Tuba City, Ariz., reviewing the Book of Mormon, accompanied by church elders. Her family has not regularly attended church in years.
Some Find Path to Navajo Roots Through Mormon Church

By FERNANDA SANTOS

Seeking to escape the dysfunction and despair of reservation life, some Navajos are turning to the Mormons for spiritual solace and stability.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US
Opinion

Op-Ed | Enrique Krauze

Mexico's Theology of Oil

By ENRIQUE KRAUZE

A bill to open the state-run oil industry to competition troubles many Mexicans -- but it is the right move to make.
Roger Cohen

Op-Ed Columnist

A Journalist With a Mission

By ROGER COHEN

Glenn Greenwald believes that he faces possible arrest if he returns to the United States but is unbowed.
. Columnist Page

Op-Ed Contributor

Young, Restless and Indian

By SIDDHARTH DHANVANT SHANGHVI

I'm told I'm part of India's powerful ruling class that says in public, "Actually, get four bottles of that red."

DealBook P.M. Edition October 31, 2013: Fantex Adds Another Athlete to Its I.P.O. Roster



hursday, October 31, 2013
TOP STORY
Fantex Adds Another Athlete to Its I.P.O. Roster
Fantex Adds Another Athlete to Its I.P.O. Roster Vernon Davis, a tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, is joining Arian Foster as another client of Fantex, whose proposition for initial public offerings tied to athletes has caused a stir on Wall Street and in the professional sports world.
  • DEALBOOK »
  • DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS
    Jos. A. Bank Says It May Raise Bid for Men's Wearhouse
    Jos. A. Bank Says It May Raise Bid for Men's Wearhouse The seller of men's suits said it was open to raising its $2.3 billion offer, but only if Men's Wearhouse is willing to begin merger talks, something it has refused to do so far.
    A Call for 'Scrooge McDucks' to Pinch Fewer Pennies
    A Call for 'Scrooge McDucks' to Pinch Fewer Pennies Bill Gross, the co-founder of Pimco, called for an end to the era of taxing capital gains at rates below labor and urged the wealthy to share more of their fortunes.
    3 Star Deal Makers Form London Advisory Boutique
    3 Star Deal Makers Form London Advisory Boutique Simon Warshaw, who recently left UBS, will team up with Simon Robey, a former Morgan Stanley banker, and Simon Robertson, right, a former chairman of the Rolls-Royce Group.
    Chegg Seeks to Raise Up to $172.5 Million in I.P.O.
    Chegg Seeks to Raise Up to $172.5 Million in I.P.O. The initial public offering for the start-up focused on textbook rental and academic services is expected to be one of the more closely watched among the technology community.
    Revenue Slumps at BNP Paribas, but Profit Rises on Cost-Cutting
    Revenue Slumps at BNP Paribas, but Profit Rises on Cost-Cutting The French bank reported better-than-expected earnings despite a nearly 11 percent decline in its investment-banking business resulting from a "lackluster" economic environment.
    Reuters Breakingviews: Batista's Bravado, Even After His Company's Bankruptcy Bondholders in the Brazilian energy company OGX have a better chance of recovering more money by injecting more cash. But there are dangers if Eike Batista pushes them too far, writes Christopher Swann.
    Quotation of the Day
    "We'll continue to develop his brand off the field, and the Texans can handle what he does on the field."
    Cornell French, chief of a company behind an Arian Foster I.P.O., dismissing concerns about the N.F.L. player
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The Wall Street Journal | Biggest Gainers Closing October 31, 2013.

Biggest Gainers Closing
Biggest Gainers
4:47 pm ET 10/31/2013
NYSE
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
58.com ADS (WUBA) 20,586,076 $24.12 7.12 41.88
CARBO Ceramics (CRR) 2,987,738 125.34 27.66 28.32
Essent Group (ESNT) 16,016,939 21.00 4.00 23.53
Silver Spring Networks (SSNI) 2,290,122 21.84 3.62 19.87
NQ Mobile ADS (NQ) 16,997,497 14.40 2.15 17.55
Circor International (CIR) 468,849 73.77 10.92 17.37
Alcatel-Lucent ADS (ALU) 60,190,564 3.83 0.53 16.06
Penn Virginia (PVA) 7,589,697 8.51 1.10 14.84
Resolute Forest Products (RFP) 1,174,774 15.99 1.98 14.13
KapStone Paper&Packaging (KS) 1,101,385 51.96 6.29 13.77
Harman International Industries (HAR) 3,024,836 81.02 9.00 12.50
Marcus&Millichap (MMI) 2,524,949 13.42 1.42 11.83
International Rectifier (IRF) 1,519,424 26.04 2.65 11.33
GrafTech International (GTI) 9,776,698 8.90 0.89 11.11
Haverty Furniture Cl A (HVTA) 3,200 28.00 2.64 10.41
Media General Cl A (MEG) 427,036 14.58 1.33 10.04
Haverty Furniture (HVT) 315,842 27.81 2.45 9.66
U.S. Silica Holdings (SLCA) 2,342,812 34.82 3.02 9.50
World Wrestling Entertainment Cl A (WWE) 711,865 12.95 1.11 9.38
Trinity Industries (TRN) 3,309,601 50.63 4.32 9.33
Kemet (KEM) 608,648 5.67 0.44 8.41
Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) 1,341,110 9.24 0.67 7.82
FleetCor Technologies (FLT) 1,773,203 115.35 8.19 7.64
ITT Corp. (ITT) 2,887,709 39.73 2.75 7.44
Crown Holdings (CCK) 7,945,127 43.60 2.98 7.34
 
Nasdaq
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
ZELTIQ Aesthetics (ZLTQ) 3,975,630 $12.97 3.17 32.35
Inteliquent (IQNT) 1,574,409 12.81 3.06 31.44
ShoreTel (SHOR) 5,040,092 7.93 1.82 29.79
Fluidigm (FLDM) 1,167,106 31.50 6.17 24.36
Expedia (EXPE) 15,651,349 58.97 9.01 18.02
Proofpoint (PFPT) 822,651 31.64 4.13 15.01
FARO Technologies (FARO) 753,273 47.50 5.70 13.64
Lionbridge Technologies (LIOX) 2,327,832 4.36 0.50 12.95
Gentium S.p.A. ADS (GENT) 422,818 42.22 4.76 12.71
Gentherm (THRM) 1,605,045 23.35 2.58 12.42
PriceSmart (PSMT) 581,875 113.79 12.26 12.08
Anika Therapeutics (ANIK) 736,585 29.87 3.20 12.00
InterDigital (IDCC) 1,558,984 38.73 3.98 11.46
Power Integrations (POWI) 1,224,443 57.28 5.85 11.38
DXP Enterprises (DXPE) 291,428 91.90 9.06 10.94
Abiomed (ABMD) 1,205,203 24.01 2.33 10.75
Atmel (ATML) 16,021,684 7.28 0.69 10.56
Newport (NEWP) 506,817 15.87 1.45 10.06
MakeMyTrip (MMYT) 132,740 15.00 1.35 9.89
Thoratec (THOR) 2,988,802 43.21 3.86 9.81
Shanda Games ADS (GAME) 2,073,131 4.43 0.39 9.65
Reliv International (RELV) 54,571 2.53 0.22 9.52
Horsehead Holding (ZINC) 1,492,712 14.57 1.24 9.30
Avis Budget Group (CAR) 3,901,877 31.33 2.63 9.16
Cavium (CAVM) 3,434,623 40.30 3.31 8.95
 
NYSE Arca
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST) 28,737 $42.50 5.54 14.99
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares (DUST) 4,520,024 30.72 3.49 12.82
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Silver ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Silver Inverse Index ER (DSLV) 439,224 40.37 3.61 9.83
ProSharesUltraShortSilver (ZSL) 227,541 73.04 4.78 7.00
FactorShares 2X: Gold Bull/S&P500 Bear (FSG) 2,200 6.75 0.31 4.81
ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones International Real Estate ETN (RWXL) 7,500 36.91 1.48 4.18
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Gold ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Gold Index Excess Return (DGLD) 29,539 64.52 2.45 3.94
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (DGAZ) 613,952 15.48 0.55 3.68
Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x Shares (ERY) 357,737 22.28 0.66 3.05
PowerShares DB Gold Double Short ETN (DZZ) 1,081,243 6.45 0.19 3.04
ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas (KOLD) 18,517 97.09 2.81 2.98
Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares (FAZ) 5,234,822 26.27 0.76 2.98
Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares (EDZ) 410,125 40.39 1.13 2.88
ProSharesUltraShortGold (GLL) 121,515 87.05 2.25 2.65
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Brazil Capped (BZQ) 17,105 67.05 1.57 2.40
Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares (GASX) 42,372 26.56 0.61 2.35
ProSharesUltraShortEuro (EUO) 1,119,712 17.59 0.39 2.27
Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK) 60,303 22.78 0.49 2.20
ProShares UltraShort Financials (SKF) 362,402 19.79 0.41 2.12
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets (EEV) 180,632 20.24 0.40 2.02
SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD) 33,007 57.75 1.11 1.96
PowerShares DB 3x Long US Dollar Index Futures ETN (UUPT) 2,870 19.25 0.36 1.91
Market Vectors Double Short Euro ETN (DRR) 2,450 39.63 0.74 1.90
IQ Australia Small Cap ETF (KROO) 3,900 20.37 0.38 1.90
ProShares Ultra Semiconductors (USD) 17,168 47.90 0.85 1.81
 
Composite
Issue Volume Price Chg % Chg
58.com ADS (WUBA) 20,586,076 $24.12 7.12 41.88
ZELTIQ Aesthetics (ZLTQ) 3,975,630 12.97 3.17 32.35
Inteliquent (IQNT) 1,574,409 12.81 3.06 31.44
ShoreTel (SHOR) 5,040,092 7.93 1.82 29.79
CARBO Ceramics (CRR) 2,987,738 125.34 27.66 28.32
Fluidigm (FLDM) 1,167,106 31.50 6.17 24.36
Essent Group (ESNT) 16,016,939 21.00 4.00 23.53
Silver Spring Networks (SSNI) 2,290,122 21.84 3.62 19.87
Expedia (EXPE) 15,651,349 58.97 9.01 18.02
NQ Mobile ADS (NQ) 16,997,497 14.40 2.15 17.55
Circor International (CIR) 468,849 73.77 10.92 17.37
Alcatel-Lucent ADS (ALU) 60,190,564 3.83 0.53 16.06
Proofpoint (PFPT) 822,651 31.64 4.13 15.01
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST) 28,737 42.50 5.54 14.99
Penn Virginia (PVA) 7,589,697 8.51 1.10 14.84
Resolute Forest Products (RFP) 1,174,774 15.99 1.98 14.13
KapStone Paper&Packaging (KS) 1,101,385 51.96 6.29 13.77
FARO Technologies (FARO) 753,273 47.50 5.70 13.64
Lionbridge Technologies (LIOX) 2,327,832 4.36 0.50 12.95
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x Shares (DUST) 4,520,024 30.72 3.49 12.82
Gentium S.p.A. ADS (GENT) 422,818 42.22 4.76 12.71
Harman International Industries (HAR) 3,024,836 81.02 9.00 12.50
Gentherm (THRM) 1,605,045 23.35 2.58 12.42
PriceSmart (PSMT) 581,875 113.79 12.26 12.08
Anika Therapeutics (ANIK) 736,585 29.87 3.20 12.00
 
 
Footnotes
Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS with prior day close of $2 a share or higher, with volume of at least 2,000.
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group