U.S. bank derivatives books larger since rescue of Bear Stearns

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By Ben McLannahan
Financial Times
Saturday, March 16, 2018

Iran's break with the dollar is easier said than done

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By Maziar Motamedi
Al-Monitor, Washington, D.C.
Friday, March 16, 2018

This $8.8 billion fund sees financial stress spurring a gold rally

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By Luzi-Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Saturday, March 16, 2018

Rising U.S. interest rates, usually bad news for gold, are instead feeding signs of financial stress among debt-laden consumers and helping drive demand for the metal as a haven.

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.