Monday, November 28, 2011

Counting the Cost - The euro trigger

From: AlJazeeraEnglish  | Nov 26, 2011 

Irish continue to suffer amid economic crisis

From: AlJazeeraEnglish  | Nov 26, 2011

Winning Hearts and Minds

From: AlJazeeraEnglish  | Nov 27, 2011 

Gold punches back above $1700 and Silver $32

(Reuters) - Gold jumped above $1,700 an ounce on Monday due to early gains in the euro and hopes that Europe will take bolder steps to resolve a crippling debt crisis, while a recovery in equities also prompted buying from a few investors.

Gold held on to its 1 percent gain even after the International Monetary Fund said it was not in discussions with Italian authorities on a financing plan, dousing speculation that it was preparing an aid package.

Spot gold added $25.44 an ounce to $1,704.59 an ounce by 0710 GMT -- its biggest daily gain in more than 2 weeks. Gold was still below a lifetime high of around $1,920 touched in September.

Sentiment has improved, said Dick Poon, manager of precious metals at Heraeus in Hong Kong, but the outlook for bullion depends on how Europe resolves the debt crisis and the economic situation in the United on

The other Tibet

Way off topic, but being Buddhist myself I found it very interesting.

From: RussiaToday  | Nov 27, 2011


US eroded by own terror crusade

Afghanistan, the place empires go to die.....
From: RussiaToday  | Nov 27, 2011 
There is no evidence the US fight against terrorism has made it less potent, whereas America has been significantly eroded over the course of the past decade, American counter-terrorism expert and attorney Daveed Gartenstein-Ross told RT.