Strong U.S. dollar prompts speculation about Trump intervention

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By Kate Davidson
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, September 15, 2019

For decades U.S. currency policy was, in effect, to have no policy. Administrations seldom intervened in markets, advised other countries to do the same, and claimed a strong dollar was in the country's interest.

Andy Schectman: Gold and the art of financial war revisited

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9:56p ET Saturday, September 14, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Another BIS swap? Golden toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace

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Man, 66, Arrested After L1 Million Golden Toilet Stolen from Blenheim Palace

By Jamie Johnson
The Telegraph, London
Saturday, September 14, 2019

A L1 million solid gold toilet has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in an audacious overnight burglary, police said today.

China and Russia are buying gold and don't care what it costs

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By Myra P. Saefong
MarketWatch.com, New York
Friday, September 13, 2019

Emerging markets have beefed up gold holdings, undeterred by prices near their highest levels in more than six years, as countries such as Russia and China diversify their foreign-exchange reserves—a trend that is likely to continue.

Ted Butler: The case for a silver explosion is stronger than ever

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7:22p ET Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler, interviewed today by Jim Cook of Investment Rarities, argues that the case for an explosion in the price of silver is stronger than ever.

Reuters exclusive: Morgan's head of gold trading put on leave amid probe

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Two JPMorgan Metals Executives Put on Leave Amid U.S. Probe

By Peter Hobson, Lawrence Delevingne, and Koh Gui Qing
Reuters
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Two JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees, including a top metals trading executive, have been placed on leave in response to a U.S. criminal investigation into the bank's metals trading practices, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Paulson investor group tells miners to ignore gold price suppression by central banks

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Paulson's Gold Investor Group Urges Deals, Costs Purge

By Jeff Lewis
Reuters
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Gold bull John Paulson's investor coalition today urged the world's largest gold miners to immediately cut what it called excessive governance and administrative costs and said smaller rivals should pursue no-premium mergers to boost shareholder returns.

Another big reason to join GATA in New Orleans: Real Vision's Grant Williams

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12:01p ET Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Here's another big reason to join GATA at the New Orleans Investment Conference during the first four days in November.

Market analyst, financial letter writer, fund manager, and Real Vision co-founder Grant Williams has just been added to the speaker lineup.

As monetary metals price suppression fails, you'll want The Calandra Report

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11:51a ET Thursday, September 12, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With infinite money and currency devaluation now being the policy of many central banks, the prospects for the monetary metals mining industry will be spectacular as central bank commodity price suppression policy fails from exposure by GATA and others.

ECB pushes rates more negative, plans lots more asset purchases

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ECB Promises Stimulus Buys 'As Long As Necessary'

By Balazs Koranyi and Francesco Canepa
Reuters
Thursday, September 12, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany -- The European Central Bank today promised an indefinite supply of fresh asset purchases and cut interest rates deeper into negative territory, an effort to prop up the ailing euro zone economy that was cheered by financial markets.