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There are no markets anymore and capitalism is dead, Sinclair tells USA Watchdog

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8p ET Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Koos Jansen: Debunking GFMS' gold demand statistics

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By Koos Jansen
BullionStar.com, Singapore
Saturday, December 3, 2016

What came to light as on odd discrepancy between GFMS' Chinese gold demand and "apparent supply" has proven to be a tenacious cover-up by the oldest consultancy firm in the gold market.

China gold premiums near 3-year high while cash crunch curbs Indian demand

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By Sethuraman N.R. and Rajendra Jadhav
Reuters
Friday, December 2, 2016

Gold premiums in China held near three-year highs this week amid limited supply of the precious metal, with traders saying Beijing was restricting imports, while prices in India swung to a discount as a severe cash crunch dampened appetite.

How the gold banking system operates for surreptitious price suppression

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10:36a ET Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star in Singapore this week produced a primer about the international gold banking system, showing how central banks use it to create a vast amount of imaginary "paper gold" for largely surreptitious price suppression in defense of their own currencies.

Deutsche Bank to pay $60 million to settle U.S. gold price-fixing case

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By Jonathan Stempel
Reuters
Friday, December 2, 2016

NEW YORK -- Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $60 million to settle private U.S. antitrust litigation by traders and other investors who accused the German bank of conspiring to manipulate gold prices at their expense.

The preliminary settlement was filed today with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan and requires a judge's approval.

Court allows IRS to seek user info from blockchain firm Coinbase

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By Ismail Shakil and Sruthi Shankarin Bengaluru
Reuters
Thursday, December 1, 2016

A federal court in California on Wednesday allowed the Internal Revenue Service to seek three years of information from blockchain firm Coinbase Inc. about its American users, the U.S. Department of Justice said.