Koos Jansen: Comparison of Chinese silver price is complicated by 17% tax

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8:17a ET Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today that silver prices reported from Shanghai have been including a 17-percent sales tax, complicating their comparison to prices outside the country. Jansen writes that he'll be investigating this subject. His commentary is posted at Bullion Star here:

Leeb suspects a Chinese 'put' under the gold price

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5:22p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fund manager Stephen Leeb tells King World News today that he thinks China again has placed a "put" under the gold price:

http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2014/8/26_Ex...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

State Department agrees to try looking for gold records again

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5:08p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Three years ago GATA more or less won its freedom-of-information lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in which GATA sought access to the Fed's records involving gold swaps.

GATA secretary to speak at London's Mines and Money conference in December

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3:56p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Mackinder's prophecy

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2:30p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Clive Maund: Will U.S. break Russia to maintain dollar hegemony?

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11:30a ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chinese gold demand is stronger than reported, MineWeb's Williams writes

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10:08a ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chinese gold demand is not slipping as much as mainstream financial news media reports suggest, MineWeb's Lawrence Williams writes today, citing gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen:

http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/content/en/mineweb-gold-analysis?oid=2511...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Maybe for another $100 they'll throw in the gold mining company too

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Bradian, B.C., Former Mining Town, Up for Sale

From the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Toronto
Friday, August 22, 2014

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bradian-b-c-former-mining...

If property prices are getting you down, you could become the proud owner of an entire town for about the same price as a home in a big city like Vancouver or Toronto.

Eurozone opens doors to QE as Germany and France stumble

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By James Titcomb
The Telegraph, London
Monday, August 25, 2014

The eurozone has moved closer to adopting further radical measures to ward off a second recession and a spiral of deflation after its two biggest economies fell deeper into trouble yesterday.

In KWN interview, Embry warns of currency system apocalypse

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5:20p ET Monday, August 25, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Surveying for King World News the increasing intervention in markets by central banks, Sprott Asset Management's John Embry quotes Ludwig von Mises in predicting a currency system apocalypse, echoing the observations a few weeks ago of GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod:

http://www.gata.org/node/14302