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A rare look inside the West Point Mint's massive gold vaults and coin operations

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By Joe Toohey
WNYW-TV5, New York
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

WEST POINT, New York -- About an hour and a half's drive north from New York City lies a treasure -- the gold kind. But it's not one that you can go and find.

In fact, you can't get anywhere near it -- because this treasure belongs to the United States Treasury.

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South Africa's Sibanye Gold union ends five-month strike

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By Felix Njini and Paul Burkhardt
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union agreed to end a strike at Sibanye Gold Ltd.'s gold mines that has crippled production and squeezed the company's finances.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Central banks aim to break 200-day average in gold

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11:36a ET Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Venezuelan unrest may hurt miner's bid to reclaim $1.2 billion

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By Jef Feeley
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Confusion over who’s in charge in Venezuela may spell bad news for Crystallex International Inc., a bankrupt gold producer trying to collect on a $1.2 billion arbitration award by seizing shares of the state-owned energy company that controls giant U.S. refiner Citgo Holding Inc.

Survey concludes Germans hold more gold than their central bank

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Germans Hoard More Gold than the Bundesbank

By Frank Stocker
Die Welt (The World), Berlin
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

https://www.welt.de/finanzen/article191973409/Barren-Muenzen-Schmuck-Die...

Venezuela sells $400 million in gold despite sanctions, sources tell Bloomberg

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By Patricia Laya
Bloomberg News
Monday, April 15, 2019

Venezuela has sold about $400 million in gold despite a growing international push to freeze the country's assets, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.