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Oct 4, 2014

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - October 4, 2014: Jim Sinclair: Spoofing play won't keep gold down for long | Tocqueville's Hathaway: China has it right about gold and the dollar | Scotiabank confirms Jansen: China gold demand far greater than World Gold Council says.

Jim Sinclair: Spoofing play won't keep gold down for long

Submitted by cpowell on  October 4, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
 Saturday, October 4, 2014
Gold mining entrepreneur and market analyst Jim Sinclair today calls the recent clubbing of the gold futures price "a highly organized spoofing play" that won't work for long. His commentary is headlined "Gold in the News This Week" and it's posted at JSMineset here:

RT Video - October 4, 2014: Hong Kong violence video: Pro-, anti-Occupy Central protesters clash



Hong Kong violence video: Pro-, anti-Occupy Central protesters clash

NYT Today's top Headlines - October 4, 2014: Hackers' Attack Cracked 10 Companies in Major Assault.

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Saturday, October 4, 2014


Top News

DEALBOOK

Hackers' Attack Cracked 10 Companies in Major Assault

By MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, NICOLE PERLROTH and DAVID E. SANGER

As the breadth and potential source of the attack on JPMorgan Chase became clearer, Washington officials urgently expressed concern about the potential for more serious attacks in the future.
. Ways to Protect Yourself After the JPMorgan Hacking
Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Are Assaulted

By CHRIS BUCKLEY, AUSTIN RAMZY and EDWARD WONG

Protesters in several districts came under attack on Friday from men seeking to break apart their sit-ins, tearing down tents and surrounding demonstrators.
Students attend a career fair at the University of Illinois in Springfield, Ill.
Jobless Rate in U.S. Falls Below 6% as Hiring Picks Up

By DIONNE SEARCEY and JONATHAN WEISMAN

A surprisingly rosy jobs report appeared to be too little, too late for Democrats in struggling midterm campaigns.
. The Upshot: A Strong Jobs Report, Charted
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »
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OPINION | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Slang for the Ages

By KORY STAMPER

We think of it as verbal trash, but this is language with a rich heritage.
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QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"It scared the pants off many people."
AL PASCUAL, a security analyst with Javelin Strategy and Research, reacting to JPMorgan Chase's disclosure that a cyberattack had compromised tens of millions of household accounts.
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In the chess match that has global powers looking for new ways to move goods around the world, the Mary Maersk and nine other sister ships are the biggest pieces.
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Marcus Samuelsson, a celebrity chef, demonstrates an exercise routine designed for people who work on their feet all day.
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The seventh generation of the popular Sonata features a strengthened structure and more sound insulation, as well as a noticeably sobered-up design.
For more video, go to NYTimes.com/Video »
World
Coalition Leader Warns of Long Fight in Iraq

By KIRK SEMPLE

John R. Allen said it would take up to a year to prepare the Iraqi military for a campaign to retake Mosul, which is held by ISIS.
Prime Minister Stefan Lofven of Sweden in Parliament.
Sweden to Recognize Palestinian State

By STEVEN ERLANGER

The new prime minister announced the decision in Parliament on Friday, making Sweden the first major state of the European Union to recognize Palestine.
Clashing Visions of Conservation Shake Brazil's Presidential Vote

By SIMON ROMERO

Satellite data shows that Brazil's annual deforestation rate in the Amazon is rising again after years of declines.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »
U.S.
A haz-mat crew at an apartment where an Ebola patient stayed.
Dallas Hospital Alters Account, Raising Questions on Ebola Case

By MANNY FERNANDEZ, MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ABBY GOODNOUGH

While officials in Texas assured the public the disease had been contained, the White House sought to calm Americans' fears about Ebola entering the country.
Health officials hope to recruit survivors, like Julius Prout of Liberia, to give blood to help others.
A Plan to Use Survivors' Blood for Ebola Treatment in Africa

By ANDREW POLLACK

The World Health Organization has issued guidance in West Africa on collecting convalescent blood or plasma for transfusion, but there are obstacles.
A bridge on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville has been painted with a message about the missing student Hannah Graham, who was last seen on Sept. 13.
Virginia Cases Show Vulnerability of Women on Campus

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER

The safety of female students is a focus at the University of Virginia after a man was linked to the recent disappearance of Hannah Graham, a student, and a killing in 2009.
For more U.S. news, go to NYTimes.com/US »
Politics
Michelle Obama at a rally in Milwaukee for Mary Burke, the Democratic candidate for governor
Why Is First Lady Scarce in Campaign? Her Last Name Is Obama

By JACKIE CALMES

Mrs. Obama, unlike Hillary Rodham Clinton in 1998, will keep to a fairly limited path as she stumps for candidates, some of whom are trying to distance themselves from the president.
President Obama spoke with Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana on the tarmac in Evansville, Ind., on Friday.

FIRST DRAFT

Skipping Protocol to Press a Point

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

President Obama may have been caught off guard Friday when Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana took advantage of a presidential visit to button-hole him on a Medicaid dispute.

FIRST DRAFT

Naming a Combat Mission

By ANDREW SIDDONS

The Pentagon's spokesman says that several names are being considered for the new Iraq deployments.
For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »
Business
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YOUR MONEY

Beware of Shifting Options Within Medicare Plans

By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD

Open enrollment for Medicare starts Oct. 15, and offers older Americans a dizzying array of health care options.
One change that Jeff Zucker has made since taking over at CNN is to double down on breaking news, focusing coverage on just two or three major stories throughout the day.
How Jeff Zucker Is Seeking to Reshape CNN

By EMILY STEEL

Nearly two years after taking over one of the most prominent news brands, he is still trying to define CNN's place in a world of unlimited, real-time information.
A dispute between Jesse Busk and a temp agency he worked for is to be heard next week by the United States Supreme Court.
Justices Weighing Wages for After-Work Screenings

By STEVEN GREENHOUSE

A class action brought by Amazon warehouse workers asserts that their employer should pay them for the time they spent waiting to undergo security checks.
For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »
Technology
The Snapchat logo at the front entrance of its headquarters in Venice, Calif.

DEALBOOK

Yahoo in Talks to Invest in Snapchat

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED and MIKE ISAAC

The investment could give help Yahoo become more relevant to young consumer audiences and provide a more strategic stake in mobile technology.
Consumers can take steps to lessen the potential damage of the cyberattack on the bank.
Ways to Protect Yourself After the JPMorgan Hacking

By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD

Consumers can lessen the risk of financial harm to themselves from big data breaches like the one at JPMorgan Chase.
The Manhattan headquarters of JPMorgan Chase, which securities filings revealed was attacked by hackers over the summer.

DEALBOOK

JPMorgan Chase Hacking Affects 76 Million Households

By JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG, MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN and NICOLE PERLROTH

The disclosure that attackers had gained access to 76 million households' accounts dwarfed the bank's earlier estimate of one million.
For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »
Sports
Eric Hosmer's two-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Royals the lead.

ROYALS 4, ANGELS 1, 11 INNINGS

Extra, Extra: Led by Eric Hosmer, Royals Again Beat Angels in 11 Innings

By BILLY WITZ

Hosmer's two-run homer lifted Kansas City to a 2-0 series lead over Los Angeles, a high-scoring team that has only three runs in 22 innings.
After Los Angeles's Yasiel Puig was struck by a pitch during the third inning, Dodgers and Cardinals players streamed out of their dugouts to argue at the mound.

CARDINALS 10, DODGERS 9

As Teams Toss the Script, the Cardinals Steal the Show

By TYLER KEPNER

Clayton Kershaw came apart in the seventh inning, blowing a five-run lead, as the Cardinals rallied to beat the Dodgers in the wild opener of their division series.
Baltimore's J.J. Hardy, right, scoring on Delmon Young's three-run double in the eighth inning.

ORIOLES 7, TIGERS 6