China's premier insists it's not devaluing the yuan

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China Won't Devalue Yuan to Boost Exports, Premier Li Says

From Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hours after China and the U.S. announced their latest tariff salvos in the escalating trade war, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the nation wouldn't devalue its currency to make its exports more competitive.

Zimbabwe miner may pay suppliers in gold amid national cash shortage

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Another rich country insisting on being poor instead of digging its own money out of its own ground.

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Metallon May Pay Suppliers in Gold Amid Zimbabwe Cash Shortage

By Godfrey Marawanyika
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Stefan Gleason: Trump's back-door power play to rein in the Fed

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By Stefan Gleason
Money Metals News Service
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

"Just run the presses -- print money."

That's what President Donald Trump supposedly instructed his former chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, to do in response to the budget deficit. The quote appears in Bob Woodward's controversial book "Fear: Trump in the White House."

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Trade wars, tariffs, and the peg

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2:47p ET Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler: Is the COT report still valid?

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2:02p ET Monday, September 17, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst and rigging critic Ted Butler today explains why, despite the extreme conditions it reflects, he believes that the gold and silver futures market trader positioning data reported by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is still accurate and predictive.

South African unions sign three-year contract with AngloGold

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By Paul Burkhardt
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 17, 2018

Labor groups representing more than 60 percent of workers at AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., a major South African gold producer, signed a three-year wage deal with the company.

Shanghai Gold Exchange begins trading Chinese panda gold coins

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By Ronan Manly
Bullion Star, Singapore
Monday, September 17, 2018

Barrick increasingly seems to be a Chinese tool

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Barrick Gold Seeks Chinese Partners, May Slash Headcount, Globe and Mail Says

By Natalie Obiko Pearson
Bloombrg News
Saturday, September 15, 2018

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-15/barrick-gold-seeks-ch...

Join GATA in New Orleans in November and you can't lose

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11:10a ET Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and your secretary/treasurer will be speaking again this year at the New Orleans Investment Conference, and if you register to attend the conference through GATA, the conference will generously pay us a commission that will help keep the organization going.

Alasdair Macleod: The dollar is central to the next crisis

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5:30p ET Friday, September 14, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod predicts today that the next financial crisis will begin toward the end of this year or early next year as the European Central Bank is forced to raise interest rates to reduce the gap with U.S. dollar interest rates.