Ronan Manly: Update on Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals and premiums

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9:16p MT Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Gold researcher Ronan Manly reports today that withdrawals of metal from the Shanghai Gold Exchange were strong in 2016 but there are signs that China is slowing the liberalization of its gold market. Manly's analysis is headlined "An Update on SGE Vault Withdrawals and SGE Price Premiums" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:R

Sentiment in monetary metals has never been worse, GATA chairman says

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8:48p MT Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Wall Street for Main Street's Jason Burack today interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy, who says that sentiment in the monetary metals sector has never been worse but he thinks the bottom is in. The interview is a half-hour long and can be heard at You Tube here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VKmYzbf7dQ&feature=youtu.be

Jim Rickards: The golden conspiracy buys time for China to hedge its dollar surplus

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8:37p MT Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Russian explorers find 'swamp' of Soviet money, all worthless

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... Yet the czar's old gold rubles are more valuable than ever.

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By Maria Kiseleva and Alistair Coleman
British Broadcasting Corp., London
Thursday, May 25, 2017

A group of explorers in Russia have found around a billion roubles in old Soviet money at an abandoned mine, but it's all completely worthless.

Alasdair Macleod: Debts, Bastiat, and modern economics

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10:56a ET Thursday, May 25, 2017

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GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod today criticizes what he considers the central flaw of Keynesian economics -- its failure to account for what is real but unseen. Macleod's commentary is headlined "Debts, Bastiat, and Modern Economics" and it's posted at GoldMoney here:

GATA Chairman Murphy interviewed by Finance and Liberty

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9:34p ET Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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London's gold benchmark hit by volatility after banks exit, Reuters says

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By Peter Hobson
Reuters
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

London's gold benchmark experienced large, unpredictable fluctuations after some banks left the auction that sets the price relied upon by the $5 trillion-a-year bullion market, according to a Reuters analysis of trading data.

Everything inflates wildly except monetary metals, Embry notes at KWN

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7:40p ET Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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No major news organization wants the financial news story of the century

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1:13a ET Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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

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4:37p ET Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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