Hard Assets Alliance

Ron Paul: Fire the Fed? You can't even audit it


By Ron Paul
Ron Paul Institute, Clute, Texas
Monday, January 21, 2019

Gold Fields reported interested in merging with AngloGold


By Fliex Njini
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Gold Fields Ltd. would like to merge with its larger South African rival AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. as the industry experiences a wave of consolidation, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Tom Holland: There's really no Chinese trade surplus anymore


By Tom Holland
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Monday, January 21, 2019

When Donald Trump complains about China's trade practices, he inevitably points at China's monster trade surplus with the United States as evidence the Chinese are cheating.

Scotiabank drops 348-year-old Mocatta name in metals unit revamp


By Doug Alexander
Bloomberg News
Thursday, January 17, 2019

ScotiaMocatta is no more, at least in name.

Bank of Nova Scotia is dropping the "Mocatta" moniker from its metals-trading business, shedding the last vestiges of a firm dating back nearly 350 years as the Canadian owner absorbs the platform into its capital-markets division.

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Mike Kosares: The power of gold diversification


9:30a ET Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

USAGold's Michael Kosares today remembers Sir Peter Tapsell, the late gold fund manager and member of the British Parliament who argued against his government's dumping more than half its gold reserves in 1999.

Pam Martens: The silence on Wall Street's Dark Pools is deafening


By Pam Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Monday, January 21, 2019