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

Putin tells Europe 'I told you so' about U.S. trade threat

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By Christian Lowe and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber
Reuters
Thursday, June 7, 2018

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that he had warned European countries years ago about the risk of the United States imposing its rules on others, and that they were now paying the price for ignoring him.

Exploration company Golden Predator mints Yukon-themed gold coins

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Janet Lee-Sheriff, cited below, organized GATA's Yukon conference in 2005 and its London conference in 2011.

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It's Not Pocket Change -- It's a Pure Yukon Gold Coin

Exploration Company Golden Predator Has Minted Some Coins of Yukon Gold, with Kaska Artwork

From the Canadian Broadcasting Co., Toronto
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Mongolia's central bank launches campaign to increase gold reserves

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From Xinhua News Agency, Beijing
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/06/c_137232904.htm

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia -- The Bank of Mongolia said today it has launched a campaign called "National Gold to the Fund of Treasures" within the framework of the "Gold-2" national program.

Too much gold around the house? Store it at Texas' new precious metals depository

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By Jackie Wang and Brianna Stone
Dallas Morning News
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texans who have long stored gold and precious metals elsewhere can bring the bling back to their home state. The country's first state-administered precious metals depository, the Texas Bullion Depository, officially opened Wednesday in Austin.

Clive Crook: Let's watch the Swiss get radical and see what happens

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By Clive Crook
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

This Sunday Swiss voters will decide whether to try what may be the boldest financial experiment ever contemplated -- dismantling their orthodox banking system and building a new one based on so-called sovereign money, or Vollgeld.

Swiss social insurance pension fund drops paper claims, takes gold bars instead

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The fund cited here is the primary Swiss government social insurance pension fund.

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Swaps Swapped: Switzerland's AHV Moves into Physical Gold

By Barbara Ottawa
Investment Pensions & Europe, London
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Switzerland's AHV/AVS fund is shifting to physical gold for the commodity exposure in its SwFr35.2 billion (E30.5 billion, $35.6 billion) portfolio.