Daily Dispatches

Replace U.S. dollar with Russian gold, Moscow exchange chief suggests

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From Russia Today, Moscow
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Russian gold could become the perfect alternative to conservative investments in the greenback, the CEO of Russia's key trading floor, the Moscow Exchange, believes.

Arizona legislator proposes securing state's financial reserves with gold and silver

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By JP Cortez
Sound Money Defense League, Eagle, Idaho
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

PHOENIX, Arizona -- An Arizona legislator has put forward a bill to de-risk the state's financial holdings with a modest allocation to physical gold and silver in the state's reserve fund.

Ron Paul: Fire the Fed? You can't even audit it

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By Ron Paul
Ron Paul Institute, Clute, Texas
Monday, January 21, 2019

http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2019/january/21/f...

Gold Fields reported interested in merging with AngloGold

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By Fliex Njini
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Gold Fields Ltd. would like to merge with its larger South African rival AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. as the industry experiences a wave of consolidation, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Tom Holland: There's really no Chinese trade surplus anymore

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By Tom Holland
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Monday, January 21, 2019

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/2182799/truth-about-china...

When Donald Trump complains about China's trade practices, he inevitably points at China's monster trade surplus with the United States as evidence the Chinese are cheating.

Scotiabank drops 348-year-old Mocatta name in metals unit revamp

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By Doug Alexander
Bloomberg News
Thursday, January 17, 2019

ScotiaMocatta is no more, at least in name.

Bank of Nova Scotia is dropping the "Mocatta" moniker from its metals-trading business, shedding the last vestiges of a firm dating back nearly 350 years as the Canadian owner absorbs the platform into its capital-markets division.

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Mike Kosares: The power of gold diversification

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9:30a ET Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

USAGold's Michael Kosares today remembers Sir Peter Tapsell, the late gold fund manager and member of the British Parliament who argued against his government's dumping more than half its gold reserves in 1999.

Pam Martens: The silence on Wall Street's Dark Pools is deafening

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By Pam Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Monday, January 21, 2019

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy and Rob Kirby interviewed on gold and silver market rigging

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5:48p ET Monday, January 21, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Venezuela recovers gold swapped with Deutsche Bank and it lands at Bank of England

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Venezuela Gold holdings at Bank of England Soar on Deutsche Deal, Sources Tell Reuters

By Mayela Armas and Corina Pons
Reuters
Monday, January 21, 2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/venezuela-gold/venezuela-gold-holdings-i...

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