GATA publishes its federal tax returns

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3:56p ET Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's federal tax return for 2017

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Here is GATA's federal tax return for 2017:

http://www.gata.org/files/GATATaxReturn2017.pdf

GATA's federal tax return for 2016

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Here is GATA's federal tax return for 2016:

http://www.gata.org/files/GATATaxReturn2016.pdf

GATA's federal tax return for 2015

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Here is GATA's federal tax return for 2015:

http://www.gata.org/files/GATATaxReturn2015.pdf

Venezuela's 'suffocating' oil workers request dollar payments

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By Fabiola Zerpa
Bloomberg News
Monday, April 16, 2018

A group of workers at Venezuela's state-owned oil company is requesting wages in dollars as well as meal plans and better health insurance to make up for what they called "suffocating" economic conditions.

China increases U.S. Treasuries holdings despite trade tension

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By Joe Rennison and Robin Wigglesworth
Financial Times, London
Monday, April 16, 2018

China expanded its U.S. Treasury holdings in February despite escalating trade tension between Beijing and Washington at the time, helping damp concerns the country could shed U.S. assets to hit back at the Trump administration. 

Dollar and IMF oppress but gold doesn't, Turkish president says

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International Loans 'Should Be Based on Gold, Not Dollars,' Erdogan Says

From the Hurriyet Daily News, Istanbul
Monday, April 16, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that international loans should be contracted based on gold instead of U.S. dollars in order to prevent exchange rate pressure on economies.

IMF loans should be paid in gold, not dollars, Turkey's president says

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From Ahval News, Gibraltar
Monday, April 16, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today suggested that International Monetary Fund loans should be paid in gold instead of dollars.

Prosecution unfair to bullion bank trader, federal judge says

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4:32p ET Monday, April 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The first of the bullion bank traders being brought to trial on charges of manipulating the U.S. gold and futures markets, Andy Flotron, has been treated unfairly by the prosecution, a federal judge has ruled.

Ronan Manly: Spoofing futures and banging fixes -- same banks and trading desks

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4:10p ET Monday, April 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: