Government intervention stalls gold but bitcoin escapes it, von Greyerz says

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4:37p ET Tuesday, May 25, 2017

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Ronan Manly: Central bankers wanted gold suppressed to keep oil flowing

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7:09a ET Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Western central banks conspired about controlling the gold price in the early 1980s because they realized that gold was an indicator of inflation and its rise helped push commodity prices up, according to the second set of archival documents published today by gold researcher Ronan Manly.

Central banks face another failure like the London Gold Pool, Turk tells KWN

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8:59p ET Monday, May 22, 2017

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Why the Chinese yuan won't be the world's reserve currency

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By Valentin Schmid
The Epoch Times, New York
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Whenever someone gets too big and too important, the other players who can't compete by themselves call for a challenger. This is true in sports, business, and even for currencies.

TF Metals Report: Gold and silver futures shorts seem washed out

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9:28a ET Monday, May 22, 2017

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Dungeons of gold: Sex, booze, and barbecue in underground mine cities

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By Graeme Hosken and Jan Bornman
The Times, Johannesburg, South Africa
Monday, May 22, 2017

Millions of rands in sex, food, and alcohol are being traded in secret underground cities linked to illegal mining activities in small towns such as Welkom in the Free State.

Join GATA at the International Metal Writers Conference in Vancouver next weekend

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7p ET Tuesday, May, 21, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA will participate in Cambridge House's International Metal Writers Conference in Vancouver next Sunday and Monday, May 28 and 29.

Stephen Leeb: How China plans to send the price of gold soaring

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6:53p ET Sunday, May 21, 2017

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Zimbabwe plans 'use it or lose it' mine-permit program for gold

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By Godfrey Marawanyika and Brian Latham
Bloomberg News
Friday, May 19, 2017

Zimbabwe may confiscate unused mining licenses from companies and liberalize gold trading as ways to boost output.

From Yukon to Patagonia, gold explorers stir after sleep

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Thursday, May 18, 2017

From Canada's Yukon to southern Patagonia, outbreaks of gold-rush fever are popping up as bullion markets stage a tentative recovery.