No one can ask why gold isn't keeping up with central bank balance sheets

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8:20p ET Tuesday, August 30, 3016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A market note by two market analysts for Deutsche Bank, publicized Monday by a few news organizations, including Business Insider (see below), observed that gold's price ordinarily correlates with central bank balance sheets but that lately it has not been keeping up with the vast expansion of those balance sheets.

Resolute Mining to pay dividends in gold bullion

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By Tess Ingram
Australian Financial Review, Sydney
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Shareholders in Resolute Mining will have the option of collecting dividend payments in gold bullion, under a new policy believed to be the first of its kind in the world.

Central bankers get tired of gold as lower exports cut cash

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By Camilla Naschert and Eddie Van Der Walt
Bloomberg News
Monday, August 30, 2016

The biggest owners of gold are tiring of the metal.

Hugo Salinas Price: The night that is upon us and the dawn of a new era

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7p ET Monday, August 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fed preparing to monetize 'everything,' Turk tells KWN

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6:25p ET Monday, August 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk, interviewed by King World News, says the Federal Reserve is preparing to monetize "everything" and he sees signs of hyperinflation in certain divergences in stock market sector prices. An excerpt from the interview is posted at KWN here:

T.F. Metals Report: Fed jawboned Friday's markets into submission

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1:20p ET Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson elaborates on Friday's several attempts by Federal Reserve officials, ultimately successful, to jawbone the markets into doing what the Fed desires. Ferguson's commentary is headlined simply "Ridiculousness" and it's posted here:

http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7824/ridiculousness

Stock touting may be a lot easier when 'nobody knows anything'

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11:27a ET Sunday, August 28, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mining stock promoter Bob Moriarty, proprietor of 321Gold.com and author of the new book "Nobody Knows Anything," was at least speaking for himself the other day when he claimed that central banks care a lot about interest rates but not at all about gold.

Koos Jansen: Netherlands central bank won't release gold bar list

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11:35a ET Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Renewed use of gold swaps by BIS indicates strain on price suppression

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By Robert Lambourne
Sunday, September 18, 2016

This link provides the Bank for International Settlements' August 2016 statement of account:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc160831.pdf

This statement shows an even greater holding of gold by the BIS than was reported in July, presumably in the bank's gold banking business.

Barrick signs on to Venezuela gold push as oil sinks economy

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, August 26, 2016

Barrick Gold Corp. agreed to form a joint venture in Venezuela, according to state television, as President Nicolas Maduro turns to mining as a way to boost one of the fastest-shrinking economies in the world.