Daily Dispatches

Mike Kosares: Key trade in gold market signals China's intentions

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1:14p ET Thursday, August 27, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Despite the slowing of its economy, China will have increasing influence on the price of gold and will push the gold trade toward physical delivery, USAGold's Michael Kosares writes today. His commentary is headlined "Key Trade in Gold Market Signals China's Intentions" and it's posted at USAGold's Internet site here:

Alasdair Macleod: Economics of a crash

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, August 27, 2015

New York Sun: Another 'barbarous relic'

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Another 'Barbarous Relic'

From the New York Sun
Thursday, August 27, 2015

China sells U.S. Treasuries to support yuan

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From Bloomberg News
Thursday, August 27, 2015

China has cut its holdings of U.S. Treasuries this month to raise dollars needed to support the yuan in the wake of a shock devaluation two weeks ago, according to people familiar with the matter.

Dave Kranzler: Silver shortage update -- another delay from Apmex

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3:40p ET Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Crudele: How Washington will try to rig the stock market

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By John Crudele
New York Post
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

How long will it be before Washington decides to rig the U.S. stock market?

Well, it could have happened Monday around noon.

The U.S. Treasury admitted that it had been in touch with "market participants." Was that just a social call or was Treasury Secretary Jack Lew lining up his market manipulators?

Precious metals trading is probed by EU after U.S. inquiry

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By Gaspard Sebag Stephen Morris
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

European Union antitrust regulators are probing precious-metals trading following a U.S. investigation that embroiled some of the world's biggest banks.

The European Commission disclosed the probe after HSBC Holdings said in a filing this month that it had received a request for information from the EU in April.

On KWN, Embry discusses China crash and PPT's rescue of U.S. stocks

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8:10a ET Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's John Embry, interviewed by King World News, discusses China's stock market crash and the work of the Plunge Protection Team in pushing the U.S. stock market back up on Monday. An excerpt from the interview is posted at the KWN blog here:

Please join GATA in New Orleans in October -- you really can't lose

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9:35p ET Monday, August 24, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dave Kranzler: Gold vs. the U.S. dollar -- the big lie

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12:27p ET Monday, August 24, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Lost in today's turmoil in the equity markets, Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics writes, are a plunge in the value of the U.S. dollar and a surge in gold offtake from the Shanghai Gold Exchange. Kranzler's analysis is headlined "Gold vs. the U.S. Dollar: The Big Lie" and it's posted at the IRD Internet site here:

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