Goodbye, markets: Having monetized bonds, central banks have bought trillions in stocks

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Central Banks Shift into Shares as Low Rates Hit Revenues

By Ralph Atkins
Financial Times, London
Sunday, June 15, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d9dfad02-f462-11e3-a143-00144feabdc0.html

'Bitcoin Jesus' calls rich to tax-free tropical paradise

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By Jason Clenfield and Pavel Alpeyev
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 15, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-15/-bitcoin-jesus-calls-rich-to-ta...

TOKYO -- He's known as Bitcoin Jesus in the world of cyber-currencies. Though he can't promise you heaven, he is offering a haven: a condo in the Caribbean that comes with a new passport and almost zero taxes.

Koos Jansen: Chinese gold demand fell in June's first week

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9:12a ET Sunday, June 15, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

For the first week of June gold demand in China fell somewhat, though the trading week was shortened, gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today. He adds that silver futures contracts came out of backwardation. His report is posted at his Internet site, In Gold We Trust, here:

Dubai aims to become price discovery center with spot gold contract

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Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange to Launch Spot Gold and Agricultural Contracts

By Babu Das Augustine
Gulf News, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sunday, June 15, 2014

http://gulfnews.com/business/banking/dgcx-to-launch-spot-gold-and-agricu...

Sprott Money News interviews GATA secretary about London gold fix

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11:28p ET Friday, June 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Your secretary/treasury was interviewed for 10 minutes today by Sprott Money News about growing suspicion about the daily London gold fix and what might replace it. The interview is not quite 10 minutes long and can be heard at the Sprott Money Internet site here:

http://www.sprottmoney.com/sprott-money-weekly-wrap-up

Macleod on volatility's likely return, Ferguson on income inequality's cause

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11:10a ET Friday, June 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod today adds commentary about the collapse of market volatility under the weight of central bank intervention in markets.

Koos Jansen: Shanghai Gold Exchange chairman explains its objectives

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8:26a ET Friday, June 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Koos Jansen: March Indian gold imports highest in 10 months

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8p ET Thursday, June 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

If it ever asked the right question, the FT would make itself a contrarian indicator

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7:43p ET Thursday, June 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China needs gold to protect its currency, Stoferle writes for KWN

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3:18p ET Thursday, June 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: