Daily Dispatches

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy interviewed by Reluctant Preppers

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10:30a ICT Monday, March 20, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Yellen surprises hedge funds that cut gold wagers before rally

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By Luzi-Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Sunday, March 19, 2017

Janet Yellen's soothing words on the pace of U.S. interest rate hikes were a day late for hedge funds losing faith in the metal.

Silver seen climbing faster than gold as Yellen wakens bulls

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By Ranjeetha Pakiam
Bloomberg News
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Investors may be better off with silver rather than gold. The Federal Reserve's pledge to stick to its dovish outlook on U.S. monetary policy has fueled a rally in precious metals and silver usually beats its more valuable peer in a rising market.

ICE to launch London gold clearing before banks are ready

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By Peter Hobson and Jan Harvey
Reuters
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LONDON -- Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is set to launch clearing for London's benchmark gold price auction before participants are ready as it races to prevent rivals muscling in on the city's $5 trillion-a-year bullion market, market and banking sources said.

Nobel Prize winner Sir Fraser Stoddart hopes to turn gold mines green

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By Jon Yeomans
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A British Nobel Prize winner is hoping to revolutionise the mining industry with a new technique for extracting gold that does away with poisonous cyanide.

Stewart Dougherty: Gold and silver manipulation is biggest financial crime in history

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7:10p ET Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Goldman Sachs completes acquisition of Treasury Department

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Trump to Nominate Goldman Sachs' Donovan as Deputy Treasury Secretary

By Eric Beech
Reuters
Tuesday, May 14, 2017

President Donald Trump will nominate Goldman Sachs banker James Donovan as deputy Treasury secretary, the White House said Tuesday, adding another alumnus of the Wall Street investment bank to his administration.

Trump's CFTC chairman pledges to cut regulation

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... But for gold and silver trading, there's nothing to cut.

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Trump's Pick to Lead CFTC Unveils Major New Policy Agenda

By Sarah N. Lynch
Reuters
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The only way to stop Indians from buying gold? Take away their cash

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By Swansy Afonso
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

It seems the only way to stop Indians from buying more gold is to take their money away.

Love of technical analysis blinds fund manager to evidence of market manipulation

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4:21p ET Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Keith Weiner of gold fund management company Monetary Metals in Scottsdale, Arizona, is scoffing again at complaints of market manipulation, this time involving the silver market particularly.

In his commentary Sunday, "Why Did Silver Fall?" --

https://monetary-metals.com/why-did-silver-fall-report-12-mar-2017/

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