Bank of England governor warns of liquidity storm as currency system turns upside down

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard and Szu Ping Chan
The Telegraph, London
Saturday, January 24, 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland -- The governor of the Bank of England has warned markets to brace for possible trouble in 2015 as the US Federal Reserve tightens monetary policy and liquidity evaporates, fearing that the new financial order has yet to face its first real test.

Biggest private fund in Finland says QE destroying price signals

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By Kati Pohjanpalo
Bloomberg News
Sunday, January 25, 2015

HELSINKI, Finland -- Finland's biggest private investor with $45 billion under management said asset purchases by the European Central Bank are undermining investors' ability to price bonds.

New York Fed's gold vaults' depositors and metal have been declining steadily

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12:20a ET Monday, January 26, 2015

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Thailand bourse gearing up for gold exchange

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By Nuntawun Polkuamdee
Bangkok Post, Thailand
Monday, January 26, 2015

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is gearing up for the establishment of the country's first physical gold exchange after major gold dealers agreed to become members of the new spot gold exchange.

CME starts gold futures in Hong Kong in price-benchmark rivalry

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By Glenys Sim
Bloomberg News
Sunday, January 25, 2015

CME Group Inc. started physically delivered kilobar gold futures in Hong Kong as it joins a slew of other exchanges vying to establish new price benchmarks in the biggest consuming region.

Precious metals coveted once more as Draghi acts

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By Luzi Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Sunday, January 25, 2015

Investors' desire for precious metals is deepening after Mario Draghi's $1.3 trillion pledge drove gold to a five-month high and silver to the brink of a bull market.

Financial Times begins to wonder if central banking is even crazier than gold

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"Unconventional central bank policies have thoroughly distorted markets."

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Lenin's Despised Gold Becomes the Ultimate Hedge

By John Plender
Financial Times, London
Sunday, January 25, 2015

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6a4655a6-a0c7-11e4-8ad8-00144feab7de.html

Mike Kosares: Gold spike in major currencies is a remarkable start to 2015

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By Michael J. Kosares
USAGold.com, Denver
Saturday, January 24, 2015

The new year has ushered in a remarkable and unexpected turn of events for gold. It is up significantly in four of the seven top currencies (the euro, British pound, and Australian and Canadian dollars), up respectably in two others (U.S. dollar and Japanese yen), and down slightly in the last (Swiss franc).

Koos Jansen: Amazingly heavy withdrawals from Shanghai Gold Exchange

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3:05p ET Saturday, January 24, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

First commercial gold mine planned in Scotland

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Scots Village of Tyndrum Is Braced to Become Modern Klondike as L200 Million of Gold Is Discovered in Hills

By David Taylor
The Daily Record, Glasgow, Scotland
Friday, January 23, 2015

A tiny Scots village is bracing itself for a gold rush after L200 million of the precious metal was discovered in its hills.