Egon von Greyerz at KWN: Terror of 2008 will return but much worse

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6:28p ET Sunday, August 5, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Up to the Yukon, in search of his grandfather's gold

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After his grandfather amassed a small fortune (and then lost it all) panning for gold, a young prospector heads to Canada's Yukon Territory in hopes of striking it rich.

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By Ryan MacDonald
British Broadcasting Corp., London
Friday, August 3, 2018

Gold set for violent spike up, Maguire tells KWN

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2:47p ET Friday, August 3, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Now that there is a record short position in gold futures by speculators, "a huge move higher" in gold is near, London metals trader Andrew Maguire tells King World News today.

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: China playing with fire in battle with Trump

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'We're at Economic War': China Is Playing with Fire in Battle with Trump

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
via the Sydney Morning Herald
Friday, August 3, 2018

China's currency slide is moving from benign neglect to something more deliberate. Whether or not you deem it currency warfare, it is playing with political and financial fire.

Investors want Australian gold producers to buy their U.S. rivals

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By Ranjeetha Pakiam and David Stringer
Bloomberg News
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Gold producers in Australia are outperforming their global competitors, prompting investors to encourage them to expand their horizons and acquire struggling North American rivals.

In socialist Venezuela, the U.S. dollar becomes king

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By Rachelle Krygier
Washington Post
Thursday, August 2, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela — As hyperinflation spirals toward 1 million percent, Venezuelans are confronting a deepening crisis that is pulverizing their incomes and spreading hunger.

Increasingly, the line between survival and starvation is determined not by having a job or an education, but something else.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Is China hiding its gold shorts among the speculators?

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1:49p ET Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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Ronan Manly: Spotlight on the HUI and XAU gold stock indexes

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4:15p ET Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star gold researcher Ronan Manly today explains the major gold stock indexes, including the XAU and HUI. But, Manly notes, they're not the only ones. His report is headlined "Spotlight on the HUI and XAU Gold Stock Indexes" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

Treasury, Fed evade congressman's gold questions so he presses them again, and more

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12:05p ET Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve responded incompletely and evasively this month to the questions about their involvement in the gold market that were posed in April by U.S. Rep. Alex X. Mooney, R-West Virginia.

The $500 billion market the world never thought it would see

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By Chris Anstey and Narae Kim
Bloomberg News
Sunday, July 29, 2018

China used to rail against the outsize role of the U.S. dollar. But in a major turnaround, the world's second-biggest economy has started embracing the currency of its larger rival.