GATA

Stock touting may be a lot easier when 'nobody knows anything'

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11:27a ET Sunday, August 28, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mining stock promoter Bob Moriarty, proprietor of 321Gold.com and author of the new book "Nobody Knows Anything," was at least speaking for himself the other day when he claimed that central banks care a lot about interest rates but not at all about gold.

Koos Jansen: Netherlands central bank won't release gold bar list

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11:35a ET Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Renewed use of gold swaps by BIS indicates strain on price suppression

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By Robert Lambourne
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Recent disclosures in the monthly statement of accounts published by the Bank for International Settlements indicate the bank's renewed use of a substantial quantity of gold swaps.

Barrick signs on to Venezuela gold push as oil sinks economy

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, August 26, 2016

Barrick Gold Corp. agreed to form a joint venture in Venezuela, according to state television, as President Nicolas Maduro turns to mining as a way to boost one of the fastest-shrinking economies in the world.

Former Fed Governor Warsh admits that the central bank manipulates markets

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Adjudicating GATA's freedom-of-information claim against the Federal Reserve when he was a member of the Fed's Borad of Governors in 2009, the author revealed that the Fed has secret gold swap arrangements with foreign banks --

http://www.gata.org/node/7819

-- a business about which New York Fed President William Dudley refused to answer questions five months ago:

Ronan Manly: Is any gold still stored at U.S. Mint in Denver?

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11:15a ET Friday, August 26, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: