Stefan Gleason: Five extraordinary things that will shake up precious metals

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4:05p ET Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Hugo Salinas Price: Will China play the 'gold card'?

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2:08p ET Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China well may devalue the yuan against gold as the next move in the international currency war, Hugo Salinas Price of the Mexican Civic Association for Silver writes this week. His commentary is headlined "Will China Play the 'Gold Card'?" and it's posted at the association's Internet site here:

Despite media's propaganda, gold has performed well in Europe, Turk tells KWN

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9:05p ET Monday, August 3, 2015

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Is there any limit to creation of paper gold on the Comex?

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3:32p ET Monday, August 3, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A week ago the TF Metals Report disclosed that leverage in gold futures contracts on the New York Commodities Exchange had reached 116 times the metal available for delivery:

http://www.gata.org/node/15598

Mike Kosares: The gold investment demand juggernaut

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By Michael J. Kosares
USAGold.com, Denver
Monday, August 3, 2015

China's stock plunge burnishes gold's appeal

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By Biman Mukherji
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, August 2, 2015

HONG KONG -- Until recently, every time Hong Kong-based bullion supplier Padraig Seif would inquire about demand from customers, the answer would be the same: Business is quiet as all eyes -- and money -- turned to the surging stock market.

On gold, El-Erian contrives in the FT, Arends revels in willful ignorance at MarketWatch

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8:19a ET Monday, August 3, 2015

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TF Metals Report: July 19 raid on gold was meant to drain GLD

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2:37p ET Sunday, August 2, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The raid on gold of Sunday night, July 19, was staged by bullion banks to drain more tonnage from the exchange-traded fund GLD to be sent to Asia, the TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson writes.

India's gold imports up 61% at 155 tonnes in April-May

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From the Press Trust of India
via The Times of India, Mumbai
Sunday, August 2, 2015

NEW DELHI -- India's gold imports shot up by about 61 percent to 155 tonnes in the first two months of the current fiscal mainly due to weak prices globally and the easing of restrictions by the Reserve Bank.

South African mineworkers union rejects wage hike from gold producers

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By Zandi Shabalala
Reuters
Sunday, August 2, 2015

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/02/safrica-gold-unions-idUSL5N10D...

Members of South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union on Sunday rejected a wage offer from gold producers of increases of up to 17 percent, spokesman Manzini Zungu said.