Now devout Muslims can help bullion banks and central banks short gold

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Top Gold ETF Gets Islamic Finance Certification to Tap New Markets

By Bernardo Vizcaino and Arpan Varghese
Reuters
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The world's largest physically-backed gold fund said today it has been certified as sharia-compliant, the latest effort aimed at spurring demand for bullion from investors across majority-Muslim countries.

GoldMoney's brain trust discusses the new year's market outlook

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9:08p ET Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler sees explosive potential in silver futures market positioning

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7:37p ET Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

James Cook of Investment Rarities today interviews silver market analyst Ted Butler about another reason why Butler thinks positioning in the silver futures market is explosive. The interview is headlined "Another Unique Blow-Off Factor" and it's posted at GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek, here:

Mike Ballanger: Remembering the genius of Hunter Thompson (and GATA)

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2:17p ET Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Toronto-based market analyst Michael Ballanger, in commentary posted today at Streetwise Reports, praises GATA and GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's LeMetropoleCafe.com. Ballanger's commentary is headlined "Remembering the Genius of Hunter S. Thompson" and it's posted here:

Greece said considering ditching euro in favor of dollar

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By Gareth Davies
Daily Mail, London
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Greece is said to be considering ditching the euro in favour of the U.S. dollar in a devastating move that would humiliate Brussels.

Donald Trump's pick for EU ambassador Ted Malloch claimed senior Greek economists are looking into taking on the American banknotes if the country turns its back on the European currency.

Koos Jansen: China's net gold imports in 2016 were 1,300 tonnes

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9:57a ET Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Western central bank gold is running low, von Greyerz tells KWN

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7:32p ET Sunday, February 12, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ed Steer's Gold & Silver Daily letter for Saturday posted at GoldSeek

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9:45p ET Saturday, February 11, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Saturday edition of Ed Steer's Gold & Silver Daily letter, published by GATA Board of Directors member Ed Steer, is headlined "Gold Is Pouring into ETFs Worldwide This Month" and has been posted in the clear at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1486915380.php

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Russia notes that German gold in U.S. was just a mirage

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3:23p ET Saturday, February 11, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Grant Williams sees oil pricing transitioning to the yuan and gold

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10:36p ET Thursday, February 9, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Market analyst Grant Williams' presentation at the Mines and Money conference in London in November, posted in the clear at Zero Hedge tonight, sees the end of the petrodollar system and its gradual replacement, already underway, with a Chinese yuan convertible into gold, transferring the gold pricing system to Asia: