Daily Dispatches

Alasdair Macleod: Cryptos may destabilize fiat currency

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8:04p ET Thursday, November 9, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are a bubble, GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod writes today, but potentially the ultimate bubble and they may have a fantastic distance yet to run, potentially cannibalizing government currencies and generating vast price inflation before governments try to strike them down.

Third-quarter gold demand slides to eight-year low, World Gold Council says

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By Jan Harvey
Reuters
Thursday, November 9, 2017

LONDON -- Gold demand slid to its lowest in eight years in the last quarter as jewelry buying fell and inflows into bullion-backed exchange traded funds dried up, data from the World Gold Council showed today.

Overall demand fell 9 percent to 915 tonnes, its weakest since the third quarter of 2009, the WGC said.

Dave Kranzler: Something different is happening with gold and silver

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2:25p ET Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke: Could a commodity rally help spark silver?

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12:26p ET Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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Ethical behavior gives public confidence in Fed, Yellen says

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So how come the Fed opposes being audited by Congress?

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By David Harrison
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday that ethical behavior from the Fed allows the public to trust it is acting on its behalf.

CPM Group's Jeffrey Christian joins Monetary Metals' Board of Advisers

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Company Announcement
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Monetary Metals announces that Jeffrey Christian has become an adviser to the company. Christian IS founder and Managing Partner of CPM Group, a commodities research, consulting, financial advisory, and commodities management firm.

Gold has outperformed S&P 500 since 2001, Sprott analyst says

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By Neils Christensen
Kitco News, Montreal
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

With investors searching far and wide for market gains, one portfolio manager is "puzzled" why gold continues to be ignored and shunned.

Trey Reik, senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management, noted that gold has had an impressive run since 2001, significantly outperforming the S&P 500.

'Buy bitcoin' overtakes 'buy gold' as online search phrase

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By Eddie VanDer Walt
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Add bitcoin to the list of things denting gold's appeal.

Ronan Manly: Will anyone notice LME's new gold and silver reference prices?

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10:10a ET Saturday, November 4, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher Ronan Manly today analyzes the London Metals Exchange's 2-month-old system of posting daily reference prices for gold and silver and finds it not yet very useful or competitive with the prices reported by the Intercontinental Exchange and London Bullion Market Association.

TF Metals Report: Nothing really matters, anyone can see

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12:30p ET Friday, November 3, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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