Greece drains its emergency account at IMF to repay IMF loan

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Greece Tapped Its Emergency IMF Reserves to Pay IMF Debt: Sources

By Lefteris Papadimas and George Georgiopoulos
Reuters
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ATHENS -- Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay 750 million euros (L539.4 million) due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the country's finances.

Koos Jansen: China's Silk Road economic project will include gold

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10:15a ET Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler: The biggest silver haul in history

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8:45p ET Monday, May 11, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Having amassed hundreds of millions of ounces of silver, JPMorganChase is able to flood the market at any time to drive prices down, silver market analyst Ted Butler writes today. His commentary is headlined "The Biggest Silver Haul in History" and it's posted at GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek, here:

Big banks finalize $6 billion-plus settlements on FX rigging

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From the Financial Times, London
Monday, May 11, 2015

Five of the world's biggest banks are finalising agreements to collectively pay more than $6 billion for allegedly manipulating foreign exchange markets, with an announcement expected as soon as Wednesday.

TF Metals Report: Your latest crime scene report

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1:35p ET Monday, May 11, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Nazis invented currency market rigging, U.S. perfected it, GATA secretary tells KWN

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8:30p ET Friday, May 8, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Interviewed today by King World News, your secretary/treasurer said that currency market rigging is the primary mechanism of imperialism, invented by Nazi Germany for its exploitation of occupied Europe during World War II and perfected by the United States afterward. An excerpt from the interview is posted at the KWN blog here:

Bullion banks, BIS about to pull upward reversal in gold, Maguire tells KWN

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1:40p ET Friday, May 8, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mark O'Byrne: The Economist's anti-gold article, a case study in disinformation

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12:30p ET Friday, May 8, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Today's commentary by GoldCore's Mark O'Bryne is a rebuttal to last week's disinformative sneer at gold by The Economist, more detailed than the rebuttal provided yesterday by your secretary/treasurer:

http://www.gata.org/node/15321

Netherlands' largest newspaper interviews gold researcher Koos Jansen

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2:52p ET Thursday, May 7, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The biggest newspaper in the Netherlands, De Telegraaf, recently published a long interview with gold market analyst and GATA consultant Koos Jansen.

The interview was headlined (as translated into English) "China Conquers the World with Gold."

A fragment of the interview can be found at De Telegraaf's Internet site here:

BitGold announces a bitcoin-like system for gold storage and payments

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By Giulio Prisco
Bitcoin Magazine, Huntsville, Alabama
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

BitGold Inc. has announced the launch of the BitGold platform, a software service that connects gold storage with payment networks, resulting in a banking-like platform for gold.