IMF's former chief economist couldn't be more naive

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Acting through intermediaries, the Fed essentially already does what he proposes.

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Fed Should Buy Stocks If There Is Another Steep Recession, IMF's Former Chief Economist Says

By Greg Robb
MarketWatch.com, New York
Monday, September 10, 2018

The Federal Reserve buying stocks? How about financing the federal deficit? Or buying goods?

Pristine 5th-century gold coins found under Italian theater

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Looks like somebody forgot to tell his heirs about them before he died.

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By Charlie Moore
Daily Mail, London
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A stash of fifth-century gold coins worth millions has been found buried in a pot under an Italian theatre.

Builders demolishing the former Cressoni theater in Como were stunned to discover the cache last Wednesday.

Huge gold nuggets could save mining town in western Australia

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'There Was Just Gold Everywhere, as Far as You Could See' -- Miners Discover 90 kg of the Precious Metal -- Worth a Whopping $15 Million -- in Just Four Days

By Kelsey Wilkie
Daily Mail, London
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A $15 million gold discovery could change the fate of a struggling Western Australian town.

When will Bloomberg do a story about the human costs of gold price suppression?

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And when will South Africa's own government care about that issue?

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'Will I Come Back Dead?' Human Costs of South African Gold

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Sunday, September 9, 2018

After more than two decades of improving mine safety since the end of apartheid, South Africa's progress has stalled with an increase in gold-mining deaths.

GATA Chairman Murphy discusses gold cartel in interview with Portfolio Wealth Global

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9:24p ET Sunday, September 9, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy discusses the gold cartel -- the U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve, Exchange Stabilization Fund, Bank for International Settlements, bullion banks, et al. -- in an interview with Michelle Holiday of Portfolio Wealth Global. The interview is 20 minutes long and can be heard at YouTube here:

Financial Times explains why it can't report gold price rigging

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It's the cornerstone of the rigging of all markets, and exposing it would overthrow the world financial system.

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In a Crisis, Sometimes You Don't Tell the Whole Story

By John Authers
Financial Times, London
Friday, September 7, 2018

https://www.ft.com/content/1fcb4d60-b1df-11e8-99ca-68cf89602132

Dave Kranzler: Employment report is opposite of what was publicized

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9:05a ET Saturday, September 8, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Yesterday's employment report from the U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics was the opposite of what was presented by mainstream financial news organizations, Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics writes.

Congressmen introduce bill to end taxation of monetary metals

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From Money Metals News Service
Friday, September 7, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, today introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion.

Deutsche Bank's top investor, a Chinese conglomerate, told to dump its stake

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From Bloomberg News
Thursday, September 7, 2018

Deutsche Bank AG's top investor, China's HNA Group Co., plans to exit its entire stake in Germany's largest lender as it reverses a debt-fueled acquisition spree, according to people briefed on the matter.

Fed rejects bank for being too safe

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1:49p ET Thursday, September 6, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bloomberg News opinion columnist Matt Levine today reports that the Federal Reserve is blocking the bid of a bank recently formed in Connecticut to give ordinary bank depositors access to the much higher rate of interest paid by the Fed to regular banks.