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Barrick, Blanchard didn't settle gold plot suit "Barrick Gold Corp. and Blanchard, the New Orleans bullion and coin dealer that accuses the miner of manipulating the gold price, did not settle their lawsuit on Wednesday, Blanchard said on Thursday."  Reuters
03-31-2005 |
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Crude Oil Prices Perk Up  The Street
03-31-2005 |
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69.2 v. 62.7  Chicago PMI - March
03-31-2005 |
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41 v. 41  Help-Wanted Advertising Index - February
03-31-2005 |
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0.2% v. 0.0%  Factory Orders - February
03-31-2005 |
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0.3% v. -2.5%  Personal Income - February
03-31-2005 |
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0.5% v. 0.1%  Personal Spending -February
03-31-2005 |
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350K v. 330K  Initial Jobless Claims - 3/26
03-31-2005 |
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Union calls off Gold Fields strike after court ban "The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday its members would return to work after a court banned a strike at the world's fourth largest gold producer Gold Fields. "They got the court in their favour, but it doesn't mean they have resolved the issue," NUM spokesman Moferefere Lekorotsoana said."  Reuters
03-31-2005 |
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Treasurys still higher after 2-yr auction   Investor's Business Daily
03-30-2005 |
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Dow Up 1 Pct  Reuters
03-30-2005 |
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3.8% v. 3.8%  GDP - Final - Q4
03-30-2005 |
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2.3% v. 2.1%  Chain Deflator - Final - Q4
03-30-2005 |
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US dollar facing collapse, warns Malaysia's Mahathir - "But there will come a time when we will switch away from the dollar and we have suggested the use of gold for international trade," he said  AFP
03-30-2005 |
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Oil Dips Ahead of Data  The Street
03-30-2005 |
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Gold Fields says planned strike to hit all mines - "South African operations of the group accounted for 725,900 ounces of gold produced during the three months to end-December, 69 percent of total output. Gold Fields said in a statement it would take legal action in an attempt to halt a planned strike by 28,974 workers since a current agreement already covers "living-out" allowances, which the union wants increased by 70 percent."  Reuters
03-30-2005 |
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Gold traders` associations want 2% excise duty off - "The [Indian] gold jewellery trade is a low margin one. So a 2 per cent excise duty can destroy small traders and upcoming brands."  B.S.
03-29-2005 |
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102.4 v. 104.4  Consumer Confidence - March
03-29-2005 |
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IRS Sees $300 Billion Gap  Reuters
03-29-2005 |
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MCI Takes New Verizon Bid  The Street
03-29-2005 |
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Oil Holds Near $54  Reuters
03-29-2005 |
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Gold ticks up on weaker dollar  Sunday Times
03-29-2005 |
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SEC Subpoenas Dozen AIG Execs  Reuters
03-28-2005 |
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Oil Below $55  Reuters
03-28-2005 |
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OPEC Bides Time on Output Hikes  Reuters
03-27-2005 |
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Dollar Extends Gains  Reuters
03-25-2005 |
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U.S. & Canadian Markets Closed Friday - Normal market hours resume Monday.  GoldSeek.com
03-25-2005 |
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1226K v. 1121K  New Home Sales - February
03-24-2005 |
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324K v. 321K  Jobless Claims - 3/19
03-24-2005 |
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0.3% v. -1.1%  Durables Orders - February
03-24-2005 |
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All US and Canadian markets are closed Friday in observance of Good Friday and the Easter holiday weekend  
03-24-2005 |
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Gold remains below $430/oz  Business Day
03-24-2005 |
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Gold stable, strong dollar threatens  Borsaitalia
03-24-2005 |
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U.S. Jobless Claims Rise  Yahoo
03-24-2005 |
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Chile's lower house passes mining tax bill - "The bill proposes a 5 percent tax on big miners -- those with at least $5 million in annual revenue -- that have an operating margin of 8 percent or greater. The tax rate will be lower for big miners with weaker operating margins. The bill also proposes a 4 percent tax on foreign miners who opt out of an old tax regime."  Reuters
03-23-2005 |
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World Gold Council gets the Midas touch - Pierre Lassonde, the president of Newmont Mining, was appointed chairman of the W.G.C.  FT
03-23-2005 |
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Oil Slides Under $54 a Barrel  Reuters
03-23-2005 |
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6.79M v. 6.82M  Existing Home Sales - February
03-23-2005 |
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Coca-Cola Shakes Up Management  Reuters
03-23-2005 |
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0.4% v. 0.1%  CPI - February
03-23-2005 |
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0.3% v. 0.2%  Core CPI - February
03-23-2005 |
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2.75% v. 2.5%  Fed Funds Rate
03-23-2005 |
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0.4% v. 0.3%  PPI - February
03-23-2005 |
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0.1% v. 0.8%  Core PPI - February
03-23-2005 |
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Oil drops $1 a barrel  The Globe and Mail
03-23-2005 |
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Gold slumps below $430/oz  Business Day
03-23-2005 |
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Oil Prices Fall Toward $55  Reuters
03-23-2005 |
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Crude oil prices plunge on profit taking  Business Week
03-22-2005 |
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Gold Seeker Special Report - FOMC Raises Rates 1/4 Point: 2 3/4% - "Pressures on Inflation Growing" - FOMC Keeps "Measured Pace" Wording  GoldSeek.com
03-22-2005 |
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Oil Dips from Highs  MSN
03-22-2005 |
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Gold holds above key $430/oz level   Business Day
03-22-2005 |
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Fed Expected to Raise Rates  Reuters
03-22-2005 |
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Oil Steadies Near $57 a Barrel  Reuters
03-21-2005 |
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Dow Falls to 7-Week Low  Reuters
03-21-2005 |
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Oil Prices Firm Near Record  Reuters
03-18-2005 |
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92.9 v. 94.1  Michigan Consumer Sentiment - March
03-18-2005 |
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0.2% v. 0.3%  Import Prices ex-oil - February
03-18-2005 |
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0.8% v. 0.7%  Import Prices - February
03-18-2005 |
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0.0% v. 0.9%  Export Prices - February
03-18-2005 |
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0.1% v. 0.9%  Export Prices ex-ag. - February
03-18-2005 |
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Dollar Recovers Ground  Reuters
03-18-2005 |
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World Oil Prices Off Highs  Reuters
03-18-2005 |
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Dollar Rises, Gold Falls  Forbes
03-18-2005 |
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Gold Firm in Asia as US Budget Shocker Weakens Dollar - "Senate delivered a slap at President Bush and its own Republican leaders Thursday by passing a $2.6 trillion budget erasing his plans for cutting Medicaid, community development and school aid. ... voted to practically double the budget's tax cuts to $134 billion over the next five years."  GoldSeek.com
03-17-2005 |
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11.4 v. 23.9  Philadelphia Fed Index - March
03-17-2005 |
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0.1% v. -0.3%  Leading Economic Indicators - February
03-17-2005 |
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318K v. 328K  Initial Jobless Claims - 3/12
03-17-2005 |
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Gold down on dollar stength  Sunday Times
03-17-2005 |
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Oil Scales New High Over $57  Reuters
03-17-2005 |
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NYMEX Oil Ends at $56.45  Yahoo
03-16-2005 |
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Oil Hits Record Above $56 After Inventory Data  CapitalUpdates
03-16-2005 |
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10:45 AM EST Upddate: Gold up $3.10 to $443.10 and silver up $0.04 to $7.39 after U.S. 4th-Qtr Current Account Deficit Grows to Record $187.9 Bln  GoldSeek.com
03-16-2005 |
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79.4% v. 79.2%  Capacity Utilization - February
03-16-2005 |
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0.3% v. 0.1%  Industrial Production - February
03-16-2005 |
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$187.9B v. $165.9B  Current Account Deficit- Q4
03-16-2005 |
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2195k v. 2183K  Housing Starts - February
03-16-2005 |
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2074K v. 2132K  Building Permits - February
03-16-2005 |
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World Gold Council conspires to induce Indians to trade their gold for paper - "What is the reason I'm buying gold?" said Pinank Mehta, an asset manager. "The reason for my purchase is a lack of trust in the present institutions. Now why would I buy physical gold and give it back to the same guys who are the cause of my not trusting the present system?"  IHT
03-15-2005 |
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0.9% v. 0.2%  Business Inventories - January
03-15-2005 |
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$91.5B v. $60.7B  Capital Inflows - January
03-15-2005 |
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0.5% v. 0.3%  Retail Sales - February
03-15-2005 |
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0.4% v. 1.0%  Retail Sales ex-auto - February
03-15-2005 |
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19.6 v. 19.19  NY Empire State Index - March
03-15-2005 |
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Gold ticks up on stronger euro  Sunday Times
03-15-2005 |
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Dollar Near One-Week High  Bloomberg
03-15-2005 |
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U.S. Retail Sales May Have Gained   Bloomberg
03-15-2005 |
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Dollar recovers from Friday rout on strong data hopes   Investor's Business Daily
03-14-2005 |
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European Stocks End Mixed  Yahoo
03-14-2005 |
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U.S. Dollar Up Against Euro  Yahoo
03-14-2005 |
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China remains mum on currency reform   Washington Times
03-14-2005 |
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Gold hits fresh 2005 high as dollar hit by data - "Gold carved out fresh highs for the year in Europe Friday -- in both dollar and euro terms -- as the dollar sagged again following further widening of the U.S. trade deficit."  CNN
03-11-2005 |
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Dollar Slips on U.S. Trade Data  Reuters
03-11-2005 |
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$58.3B v. $55.7B  Trade Deficit - January
03-11-2005 |
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Gold lower as euro weakens vs dollar  Sunday Times
03-11-2005 |
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$113.94B v. $96.7B  Treasury Budget Deficit- February
03-10-2005 |
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0.5% v. 1.1%  Wholesale Sales - January
03-10-2005 |
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1.1% v. 0.4%  Wholesale Inventories - January
03-10-2005 |
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327K v. 310K  Initial Jobless Claims - 3/5
03-10-2005 |
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