Stephen Englander: Why the U.S. Treasury likes a weak dollar

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Steven Englander is the head of research and strategy at Rafiki Capital. He was previously the head of G10 currency strategy at Citigroup and the chief U.S. currency strategist at Barclays.

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By Steven Englander
Bloomberg News
Saturday, March 16, 2018

Mike Kosares: Gold's relationship to interest rates isn't so simple

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10:35a CT Thursday, March 15, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Wyoming ends all taxation of gold and silver coins and bullion

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From the Sound Money Defense League, Eagle, Idaho
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- Sound-money activists rejoiced as the Wyoming Legal Tender Act became law today. The bill restores constitutional, sound money in Wyoming.

Monetary Metals' Weiner responds but answers nothing

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Mr. Weiner, please allow us to introduce you -- for the umpteenth time -- to Alan Greenspan and Henry Kissinger.

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1p ET Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Keith Weiner of Monetary Metals, whose recent commentary, "Super-Duper-Irrational Exuberance" was disputed by your secretary/treasurer yesterday --

http://www.gata.org/node/18102

Venezuela urged to save itself by becoming a U.S. colony

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Why not switch its currency to gold? Venezuela has plenty of it in the ground.

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One Idea to Stop Venezuela's Downward Spiral: Switch to the U.S. Dollar

By Patrick Gillespie
CNN, Atlanta
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Hungary's central bank to repatriate its 3 tonnes of gold from London

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Still more central bankers contradicting Pierre Lassonde and Keith Weiner.

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From Hungary Today, Budapest
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

http://hungarytoday.hu/news/hungarian-national-bank-decided-bring-gold-r...

Monetary Metals' Weiner refuses to see anything wrong in the gold market

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11:45a ET Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

These days there aren't many denials of gold market manipulation by governments and central banks.

GATA supporters Fisher Precious Metals and Bullion Star top dealer rankings

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9:35a ET Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Two of GATA's coin and bullion dealer friends have won awards from Bullion Directory's 2018 survey of dealers worldwide.

Fisher Precious Metals in Deerfield Beach, Florida, was named Bullion Dealer of the Year in the United States:

https://fisherpreciousmetals.com/2018-us-bullion-dealer-of-the-year-bull...

Congressman criticizes U.S. Mint for inaction on counterfeit precious metal coins

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From EIN Presswire.com
via WVUE-TV8, New Orleans
Monday, March 12, 2018

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, criticized the United States Mint for its "disappointing and concerning" lack of awareness or action on the growing problem of high-quality counterfeits of U.S. precious-metals coins entering the country from China and elsewhere.

Ralph Benko: Trade deficits are the price of issuing the world reserve currency

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8:30p ET Sunday, March 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Financial writer and gold standard advocate Ralph Benko this week joined those explaining that huge trade deficits are inevitable for any country that enjoys the "exorbitant privilege" of issuing the world reserve currency.

Benko writes: