London's gold market demands green credentials for producers

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How hypocritical! For the LBMA is the agent of central bank price suppression policy, which induces miners to skimp on environmental protection and remediation -- to take the metal and run, leaving polluted gashes in the land.

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By Henry Sanderson
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tether was used to manipulate bitcoin price, study says

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By Matt Robinson and Matthew Leising
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tether, one of the most-traded cryptocurrencies, shows a pattern of being spent on Bitcoin at pivotal moments, helping to drive the world's first digital asset to a record price in December, according to research by a University of Texas professor known for flagging suspicious activity in the VIX benchmark.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: EFP use for Comex gold is beyond belief

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8:34p ET Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Social Security deficit will be monetized

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12:43p ET Monday, June 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA asks bank regulator to check risks of gold futures maneuver

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12:21p ET Sunday, June 10, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

CFTC probes market manipulation -- but of bitcoin, not gold

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As the fraternity brothers observed in "Animal House":

Boon: A vicious mother, isn't he?

Otter: He can't do that to our pledges.

Boon: Only we can do that to our pledges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQR60rdKffw

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U.S. Regulator Demands Trading Data From Bitcoin Exchanges in Manipulation Probe

By Gabriel T. Rubin, Dave Michaels, and Alexander Osipovich

Bitcoin tumbles most in two weeks amid South Korean hack

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By Eric Lam and Jiyeun Lee
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bitcoin extended losses for a third day, tumbling as much as 6 percent today as South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said there was a "cyber intrusion" in its system.

Swiss voters reject radical sovereign money plan in landslide

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By Catherine Bosley
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Swiss voters dismissed a radical proposal to overturn one of the financial system's core tenets.

U.S. unilateralism invites world to seek alternative to dollar, Lazard CEO says

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Lazard CEO Says Crypto Shows Reserve Status Isn't Assured for the U.S. Dollar

By Sonali Basak
Bloomberg News
Thursday, June 7, 2018

U.S. isolationism could undermine the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency, Lazard Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Ken Jacobs said.

Alasdair Macleod: The gently-rotting, debt-ridden European Union

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, June 7, 2018