West's governments aren't the only ones that like to rig markets

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Opponents Squash Platinum Plans of Shanghai Gold Exchange

By Henry Sanderson
Financial Times, London
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Shanghai Gold Exchange has delayed plans for a platinum contract after failing to gain political clearance, threatening a push to open up a market for the precious metal dominated by the arm of a big state-owned company.

U.S. Global's Frank Holmes previews interview with GATA secretary on gold manipulation

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10:29a ET Monday, May 20, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his "Frank Talk" column today, U.S. Global Investors CEO Frank Holmes previews his recent interview with your secretary/treasurer about manipulation of the gold market, which is scheduled to be published in his column next week.

Sovereigns are exploiting Comex paper smashes to get real metal, Maguire tells KWN

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9a ET Saturday, May 18, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin rally is masking capital flight from crypto exchanges

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By Olga Kharif
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Lost among the current bout of cryptocurrency euphoria is that capital outflows are exceeding inflows on some of the biggest digital-asset exchanges.

Ronan Manly: LBMA's market 'transparency' reports cost $18,000 per year

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10:15p ET Friday, May 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

After promising transparency with gold and silver trading data, the London Bullion Market Association is charging exorbitantly for it, Bullion Star's Ronan Manly reports tonight. The fee is $18,000 per year.

Venezuela sells another $570 million in gold despite sanctions

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By Patricia Laya
Bloomberg News
Friday, May 17, 2019

Venezuela sold about $570 million in gold from central bank reserves over the past two weeks, skirting U.S. Treasury sanctions designed to freeze assets of the Nicolas Maduro administration, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

'Speed bump' coming to gold and silver futures on ICE exchange

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First 'Speed Bump' Coming to U.S. Futures Market

By Alexander Osipovich
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A futures exchange is set to blunt the advantages of ultrafast traders by imposing a split-second delay on some trades.

Rick Rule's vile demagoguery doesn't address evidence of gold market rigging

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12:11p ET Friday, May 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Rick Rule, president and CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings, turned up this week in some loathsome demagoguery.

GATA Chairman Murphy interviewed by cryptographic silver money system LODE

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10:26a ET Friday, May 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Interviewed this week by LODE, a company that has developed a cryptographic silver money system, GATA Chairman Bill Murphy briefly reviews the objectives of gold and silver price suppression by governments and central banks. Part I of the interview is five minutes long and can be viewed at YouTube here:

Iamgold explores sale amid gold-sector consolidation

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By Scott Deveau and Dinesh Nair
Bloomberg News
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Canadian miner Iamgold Corp. is exploring a possible sale of all or part of the company amid a wave of consolidation in the gold sector, according to people familiar with the matter.