Daily Dispatches

Tightness reported in London gold market


Gold Demand from China and India Picks Up

By Henry Sanderson
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

London's gold market is showing tentative signs of increased demand for bullion from consumers in emerging markets, after the price of the precious metal fell to its lowest level in five years in July.

Lawrence Williams leaves MineWeb for Sharps Pixley and his own Internet site


8:10a ET Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Lawrence Williams, who long has written for MineWeb and is among the few financial writers willing to acknowledge the evidence of central bank manipulation of the gold market, advises that his commentary is moving away from MineWeb.

NYPost's John Crudele: Why the Federal Reserve should be audited


By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

It is time for a comprehensive audit of Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve -- and not just for the reasons presidential candidate Rand Paul and others have given.

Turk sees signs of turnaround for metals and silver's outperformance


8:20p ET Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an interview with King World News, GoldMoney founder James Turk sees indications that the bull market in gold and silver is about to resume that the silver will take the lead. The interview is excerpted at the King World News blog here:

New York Sun: Gold standard isn't as crazy as today's central banking


9:05p ET Monday, August 31, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dubai gold retailer defaults on $136 million


By Stanley Carvalho and Tom Arnold
Monday, August 31, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A Dubai-based gold and jewellery retailer has defaulted on loans worth about 500 million dirhams ($136.2 million), with banks considering options including legal action to retrieve the money, four banking and trade sources told Reuters.

Zero Hedge: More foreign gold withdrawn from NY Fed in July


11:28p ET Sunday, August 30, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Zero Hedge reports today that foreign government gold continued to be withdrawn from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in July, another 9.5 tonnes:


CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

ISIS advertises its new gold coins but still pays its gunmen in U.S. dollars


ISIS Release Pictures of Their New Gold Coins They Say Will 'Break Capitalist Enslavement' -- So Why Are They Still Paying Their Deranged Gunmen in U.S. Dollars?

By Tom Wyke
Daily Mail, London
Sunday, August 30, 2015

ISIS have released a new hour-long video, showing off their latest propaganda tool -- their very own coin currency.

App for that? BitGold looks to take gold savings mainstream


By Ian Bickis
The Canadian Press
via CTV News, Toronto
August 30, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada -- Want to buy gold as a savings alternative? Well, you guessed it -- there's an app for that.

Reuters: South Africa to promote platinum as central bank reserve asset


So why haven't they figured this out for gold too? Are there no patriots in South Africa's government?

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South African Mine Industry Job Plan Targets Platinum as Central Bank Reserve Asset

By Ed Stoddard
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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