Zero Hedge: GOFO signals growing shortage of real metal

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3p ET Friday, November 28, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Zero Hedge reports today that the gold forward offered interest rate has sunk to the lowest level in history, signifying that market participants are paying to borrow gold and that there is a great shortage of metal among commercial and central banks.

Fabrice Ristori: The media's 'Art of War' on gold

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2:40p ET Friday, November 28, 2014

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In his new commentary, Goldbroker founder Fabrice Drouin Ristori examines the "disinformation fog" sprayed at gold by the mainstream financial news media.

Mike Kosares: Oil's drop threatens credit crisis but not gold

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2:30p ET Friday, November 28, 2014

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In surprise move, India drops gold import obstruction

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By Suvashree Choudhury and Meenakshi Sharma
Reuters
Friday, November 28, 2014

MUMBAI, India -- India has scrapped a rule mandating traders to export 20 percent of all gold imported into the country, in a surprise move that could cut smuggling and raise legal shipments into the world's second-biggest consumer of the metal after China.

Alasdair Macleod: Russia's monetary solution

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8:22a ET Friday, November 28, 2014

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Russia's best strategy in the currency war being waged against it by the West may be link the ruble to gold, GoldMoney research Alasdair Macleod writes today.

Deutsche Bank shutters precious metal trading amid cuts

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By Elisa Martinuzzi and Nicholas Comfort
Bloomberg News
Friday, November 28, 2014

Deutsche Bank, Europe's biggest investment bank, is exiting physical trading of precious metals as it scales back its securities unit to improve returns.

How JPMorgan struck gold with copper

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10:25a ET Thursday, November 27, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reuters writer Andy Home today examines a detail of the U.S. Senate committee report on commodity market manipulation that GATA called to your attention a few days ago --

http://www.gata.org/node/14772

Koos Jansen: Dutch wanted their gold back more than the Bundesbank did

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10:14a ET Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Curbing central banks is the point of the Swiss Gold Initiative

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Ron Paul and Other Gold Bugs Keep Fingers Crossed for Swiss Vote that Could Add $50 to Price of Gold

By Debbie Carlson
The Guardian, London
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Swiss voters are likely to reject a November 30 referendum to force the Swiss National Bank to hold 20% of its reserves in gold, but you can't crush a gold bug.

HSBC, Goldman rigged platinum and palladium prices for years, suit says

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By Erik Larson
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and HSBC Holdings Plc were sued in New York over claims they conspired for eight years to manipulate prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium in what plaintiffs' lawyers say is the first such class-action lawsuit in the U.S.