GATA appeals to the new Shareholders Gold Council

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12:37p ET Friday, September 21, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Now that the Shareholders Gold Council has formally gotten started, according to the Bloomberg News report dispatched to you a little while ago --

http://www.gata.org/node/18509

Ted Butler: A constructive suggestion

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12:20p ET Friday, September 21, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Responding today to your secretary/treasurer's request a few days ago that he consider the possibility that the U.S. government is the real party in interest behind the rigging of the monetary metals markets and that the investment bank JPMorganChase is just the government's broker --

http://www.gata.org/node/18501

John Paulson is joined by 15 investors in council to oversee gold miners

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
September 21, 2018

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-21/paulson-joined-by-15-...

Japan hit by another cryptocurrency heist, with $60 million stolen

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By Taiga Uranak
Reuters
Wednesday, September 20, 2018

TOKYO -- Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp. said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, highlighting the industry's vulnerability despite recent efforts by authorities to make it more secure.

India is another rich country insisting on being poor ...

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... and a tool of the developed world.

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India Can Produce 100 tonnes of Gold Per Year, Expert Says

From the Indo-Asian News Service
via The Times of India, Mumbai
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/fashion-/-co...

Russian oil firm seeks alternative to dollars, Reuters says

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By Gleb Gorodyankin and Olga Yagova
Reuters
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

MOSCOW -- Russian oil producer Surgutneftegaz is pushing buyers to agree to pay for oil in euros instead of dollars if the need arises, apparently as insurance against possible tougher U.S. sanctions, traders who deal with the firm told Reuters.

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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: