What if people ever started asking about rehypothecated gold?

Section:

Chinese Port Stops Metal Shipments Due to Probe, Trade Sources Say

By Melanie Burton
Reuters
Monday, June 2, 2014

SYDNEY, Australia -- China's northeastern port of Qingdao has halted shipments of aluminium and copper due to an investigation by authorities, causing concern among bankers and trade houses financing the metals, trading and warehousing sources said on Monday.

Port authorities could not immediately be reached for comment. ...

"Banks are worried about their exposure," one warehousing source in Singapore said.

"There is a scramble for people to head down there at the minute and make sure that their metal that they think is covered by a warehouse receipt actually exists," he said. ...

... For the full story:

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/06/02/china-qingdao-metals-idINL6N0OJ...



ADVERTISEMENT

Jim Sinclair plans gold investing seminar in Denver on June 21

Gold advocate and mining entrepreneur Jim Sinclair will hold his next gold investing seminar from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Holiday Inn & Suites at Denver Airport, 6900 Tower Road, Denver, Colorado 80249. Admission will be $100. For more information, please visit:

http://www.jsmineset.com/qa-session-tickets/



Join GATA here:

New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
Wednesday-Saturday, October 22-25, 2014

https://jeffersoncompanies.com/new-orleans-investment-conference/home

* * *

Support GATA by purchasing DVDs of our London conference in August 2011 or our Dawson City conference in August 2006:

http://www.goldrush21.com/order.html

Or by purchasing a colorful GATA T-shirt:

http://gata.org/tshirts

Or a colorful poster of GATA's full-page ad in The Wall Street Journal on January 31, 2009:

http://gata.org/node/wallstreetjournal

Help keep GATA going

GATA is a civil rights and educational organization based in the United States and tax-exempt under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Its e-mail dispatches are free, and you can subscribe at:

http://www.gata.org

To contribute to GATA, please visit:

http://www.gata.org/node/16