Barrick wins $5.83B arbitration award against Pakistan but getting paid won't be easy

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By Gabriel Friedman
National Post, Toronto
Monday, July 15, 2019

The World Bank's International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes has ordered the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to pay US$5.83 billion to a Barrick Gold Corp. joint venture subsidiary for blocking a mining project nearly a decade ago.

Turk tells King World News why silver looks so good

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7:43p ET Monday, July 15, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Expectations and opportunity cost

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7:20p ET Monday, July 15, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Venezuela defies sanctions to sell another $40 million in gold reserves

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By Patricia Laya
Bloomberg News
Monday, July 15, 2019

Venezuela sold about $40 million worth of gold last week, defying numerous U.S. sanctions that threaten to cut off Nicolas Maduro's autocratic regime, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Modern Monetary Theory is fact and practice, and market rigging is its consequence

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2:04p ET Sunday, July 14, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Modern Monetary Theory, which has been getting much attention lately, is so controversial mainly because it is misunderstood.

It is misunderstood first because it is not a theory at all but a truism.

Golden blunders: How a string of technical mishaps has hampered Canada's junior gold miners

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By Niall McGee
The Globe & Mail, Toronto
Saturday, July 13, 2019

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-technical-disasters-the...

Junior gold-mining executive Scott Caldwell was in a jovial mood as he sat down for a national television interview in February, 2016.

Tocqueville's John Hathaway: Gold's breakout foretells big change in financial order

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11:38a ET Saturday, July 13, 2019

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BIS' gold swaps rise slightly in June but are down sharply since last year

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By Robert Lambourne
Saturday, July 13, 2019

The Bank for International Settlements' has just published its statement of account for June and it indicate that the bank is still actively trading gold swaps, which the bank uses to gain access to gold held by commercial banks. But recent activity appears to be much reduced from the second half of 2018.

Michael Hudson: De-dollarizing may collapse the U.S. financial empire

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12:15a ET Saturday, July 13, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Nobody dissects the mechanisms of U.S. dollar imperialism as well as the economist and historian Michael Hudson, a professor of economics at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Pam and Russ Martens: Charts suggest tape painting pushes stocks to new highs

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By Pam and Russ Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Friday, July 12, 2019