Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: The yuan-gold 'peg' in 2019

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5:45p ET Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report, writing tonight at Sprott Money, re-examines the correlation of gold prices with the Chinese yuan but can't be sure that some entity is tying them together.

Hemke also examines the trends of gold and silver generally and senses that speculators are moving from short to long.

Sven Henrich: Ugly truth is that Fed is propping up the stock market

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By Sven Henrich
MarketWatch, New York
Monday, January 7, 2019

For years critics of U.S. central-bank policy have been dismissed as Negative Nellies, but the ugly truth is staring us in the face: Stock-market advances remain a game of artificial liquidity and central-bank jawboning, not organic growth. And now the jig is up.

Denmark may be first to try a decade of negative interest rates

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By Nick Rigillo
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The world's longest experiment with negative interest rates may end up lasting an entire decade.

Not until 2021 at the earliest will Danes have a chance to see positive rates again, according to Danske Bank. The country's policy rate first dropped below zero in 2012.

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China adds to gold reserves for first time since October 2016

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... Or so they say.

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By Ranjeetha Pakiam
Bloomberg News
Monday, January 7, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-07/china-adds-to-gold-re...

After a hiatus of more than two years, China is adding to its gold reserves again.

Dave Kranzler: Welcome to 2019 -- Declining stocks, falling dollar, and rising gold and silver

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By Dave Kranzler
Investment Research Dynamics, Denver
Monday, January 7, 2019

The stock market has become the United States' sacred cow.

King Report: Manipulations and interventions fight bad fundamentals

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From the King Report
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Monday, January 7, 2019

https://mramseyking.com/king-report

Will the stock index futures manipulators keep trying to offset real sellers?

Will the various interventions continue?

China reports first gold reserve increase in more than two years

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China's Gold Reserves Rise for 1st Time in Over Two Years in December

From Reuters
Monday, January 7, 2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/china-economy-reserves-gold/chinas-gold-...

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Bears beware -- The Fed has listened to the primordial scream of world markets

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Sunday, January 6, 2019

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/01/06/bears-beware-fed-has-lis...

The US Federal Reserve has called off the hounds. China has abandoned efforts to purge financial excess, reverting to stimulus on multiple fronts.

Is GATA's challenge to market rigging worth even $5 to you?

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12:58p ET Sunday, January 6, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA knows there's a secret to fundraising: You have to ask.

China has a dangerous dollar debt addiction

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By Christopher Balding
Bloomberg News
Saturday, January 5, 2019

China's foreign debt has been rising rapidly, and that's becoming an increasingly big problem -- for the country and, potentially, the world.