First Majestic CEO wants silver miners to form counter-cartel against futures shorters

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12:10a CT Friday, October 24, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

First Majestic Silver CEO Keith Neumeyer, interviewed by Future Money Trends, argues that silver miners should form a counter-cartel to combat the investment houses selling silver short on futures markets. The interview is 16 minutes long and can be heard at Future Money Trends here:

Foreign central banks cut U.S. bond stakes to lowest since May

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By Richard Leong
Reuters
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Foreign central banks slashed their holdings of U.S. Treasuries at the Federal Reserve to their lowest level since May, Fed data released on Thursday showed.

MineWeb's Williams praises GATA consultant Jansen's work on China gold demand data

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5:53p CT Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

MineWeb's Lawrence Williams today praises gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen for getting to the heart of Chinese gold demand data that shows that China's gold offtake is much greater than generally reported.

Chris Powell: The crucial questions financial journalism won't ask and central banks won't answer

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Remarks by Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Big nations snub Beijing bank launch after US lobbying

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Jamil Anderlini
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, October 22, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/41c3c0a0-59cd-11e4-9787-00144feab7de.html

BEIJING -- China will officially launch a new $50 billion Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday as it steps up its challenge to global financial institutions like the World Bank that it feels are dominated by America and its allies.

Goldcorp chief says Asian buying will support price of gold

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By James Wilson and Michael Hunter
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Demand from China and other parts of Asia will support the price of gold, the chief executive of one of its largest miners said, as the precious metal traded near its strongest level in six weeks.

Barron interviewed on 'peak gold,' mining costs, and Swiss referendum

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10:24a CT Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Top bullion consumer China works on first gold forwards, options

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By A. Ananthalakshmi and Fayen Wong
Reuters
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Shanghai Gold Exchange is working on plans for China's first forwards and options in gold, sources say, potentially putting China ahead in the race to set an Asian pricing benchmark that might eventually rival the London gold fix.

Koos Jansen: It's official -- China's gold demand in 2013 was 2,199 tonnes

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10:54a CT Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Currency wars are back: 'Export your deflation to someone else'

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By David Goodman, Lucy Meakin, and Ye Xie
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-22/currency-wars-evolve-with-goal-...

Currency wars are back, though this time the goal is to steal inflation, not growth.