Citigroup to sell Venezuelan gold in setback to President Maduro, sources tell Reuters

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Looks like the Western central banks need the metal pretty badly. Otherwise wouldn't Citigroup keep the metal for itself, now that the price is rising?

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By Mayela Armas and Corina Pons
Reuters
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

King Report: Overnight stock futures have been manipulated upward for years

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By Bill King
The King Report
M. Ramsey King Securities, Burr Ridge, Illinois
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

https://mramseyking.com/king-report

Hugo Salinas Price: The road ahead for the dollar will be like the road behind

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9:34a ICT Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Hugo Salinas Price of the Mexican Civic Association for Silver forecasts this week the future of the U.S. dollar by reviewing its history of steady devaluation.

U.S. Treasury seems to consider gold to be money after all

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U.S. Sanctions Venezuela's Government-Owned Gold-Mining Company for Backing Maduro

By Lesley Wroughton, Susan Heavey, and Doina Chiacu
Reuters
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A shortage of gold? Only at such a low price

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Is the World Running Out of Gold?

From Deutsche Welle
Bonn, Germany
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The murmurs that the world is running out of gold deposits have grown louder in the past two years.

Several experts and industry magnates, including Canadian miner Goldcorp's chairman, Ian Telfer, have forecast a perpetual decline in gold production from its current peak.

Governments 'ferociously' shorting gold futures around Fed meeting, Turk tells KWN

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9:50a ICT Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Ahead of the Fed

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9:36a ICT Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Tanzania sets up mineral trading centers to curb illegal gold exports

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By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala
Reuters
Monday, March 18, 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- Tanzania has ordered all mineral-producing regions in the East African nation to set up government-controlled trading centers by the end of June, accelerating efforts to curb illegal exports of gold and other precious minerals.

Egon von Greyerz at KWN: Have the Ides of March been delayed a couple of weeks?

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10:45a ICT Monday, March 18, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Nathan Lewis: Why gold is still the best basis for money

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By Nathan Lewis
Forbes.com, New York
Saturday, March 16, 2019