Limited-edition coin evokes the Yukon with the territory's own gold

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1:57p ET Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Because of GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference in Dawson City in the Yukon Territory in 2005, many GATA supporters have a special feeling for that remote but sensationally beautiful and historic part of Canada, so they may be interested in a five-day promotional offer for a gold coin produced by the Yukon Mint.

Fed chairman undertakes charm offensive -- but will he come clean?

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How about just answering Rep. Alex Mooney's questions, starting with which markets is the Fed secretly trading in, and why?:

http://gata.org/node/18407

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Fed Chairman Powell Is Staging a Charm Offensive to Combat Trump's Attacks

By Craig Torres
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Foreign investors spurn U.S. Treasuries as curve threatens to invert

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By Tomo Uetake and Saikat Chatterjee
Reuters
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A worrying sign of inversion in the U.S. Treasury bond curve is dulling the appeal of the developed world's highest-yielding bond market for foreign investors.

Paulson cries foul as Detour Gold extends voting to halt a board coup

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'This Is What Despots and Dictators Do': Paulson Cries Foul as Detour Gold Extends Voting to Halt a Board Coup

By Gabriel Friedman
National Post, Toronto
Monday, December 10, 2018

Detour Gold Corp.'s management was left scrambling to fight off a board coup on Monday, after a crucial initial vote showed shareholders wanted to oust at least five out of its nine directors.

Illegal gold rush destroying Amazon rainforest, study says

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By Anastasia Moloney
Reuters
Monday, December 10, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia -- A rise in small-scale illegal gold mining is destroying swathes of the Amazon rainforest, according to research released today that maps the scale of the damage for the first time.

USAGold's December letter: Where are we now in the investor cycle?

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3:54p ET Monday, December 10, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

USAGold's December News & Views letter records what seems to be the changing of tides in the market away from stocks and bonds and toward the long-unloved monetary metals. The letter is headlined "Where Are We Now In the Investor Cycle?" and it's posted here:

http://www.usagold.com/publications/NewsViewsDEc2018.html

How obliging of South Africa's miners, unions, and government not to care about gold price suppression

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They'll deserve what they get, but the rest of the country won't.

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South African Gold Industry Enters Final Phase of Slow Death

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Ronan Manly: French central bank and JP Morgan team up to boost gold lending

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5:04p ET Sunday, December 9, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star gold analyst Ronan Manly today examines the Banque de France's (relatively) new partnership with JPMorganChase in gold swapping and lending -- that is, the gold market-rigging business -- noting connections with other central banks and the strict secrecy in which their gold business is conducted.

India and United Arab Emirates to stop using U.S. dollars in trade

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India, UAE Sign Currency Swap Deal to Boost Trade Ties

By Fareed Rahman
From Gulf News, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- India and the UAE today signed a currency swap agreement to boost trade and investment ties between the two countries.

Detour Gold's battle with billionaire down to the wire -- and both sides may claim victory

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By Gabriel Friedman
National Post, Toronto
Friday, December 7, 2018

U.S. hedge fund billionaire John Paulson’s battle to oust the entire board of directors at Toronto-based Detour Gold Corp. and replace them with his own hand-picked group officially ends when final ballots are counted on Tuesday, but he may already claim some victory.

And perhaps Detour will too.