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Do you know where those gold maples have been? Canadian Mint doesn't either

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Canadian Mint Employee Accused of Smuggling $180,000 of Gold in His Rectum

By Kelly Egan
Ottawa Citizen
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/egan-170k-in-mint-gold-allegedl...

Japan's problems foreshadow the West's, Embry tells King World News

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4:18p ET Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an interview today with King World News, Sprott Asset Management's John Embry says Japan's problems foreshadow the West's: a "staggering government debt burden in conjunction with a moribund economy as well as a shrinking, aging, xenophobic population." An excerpt from the interview is posted at KWN here:

Swiss gold exports down 7% on year to 160 metric tonnes in August, four-month low

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By George King Cassell
Platt's, London
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Gold exports from Switzerland totaled 160 metric tonnes in August, down 7 percent from 172 metric tonnes a year earlier, Swiss federal customs data showed today.

Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack

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Sounds like this logic would recognize gold as money too.

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By Jonathan Stempel
Reuters
Monday, September 18, 2016

NEW YORK -- Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on today in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co. and other companies.

GATA Chairman Murphy discusses silver's threat to gold price suppression

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7:54p ET Monday, September 19, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ken Ameduri of Crush The Street today interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy about silver's threat to the central bank gold price suppression scheme. The interview is 15 minutes long and can be heard at Crush the Street here:

Turk asks: What will be the Fed's excuse this time for not raising rates?

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7p ET Monday, September 19, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk tells King World News today that this week's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee will be interesting not for any increase in interest rates but for the committee's explanation for again declining to raise rates. An excerpt from the interview is posted at KWN here:

South Africa's top gold miner isn't afraid to say President Zuma 'has to go'

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By Danielle Bochove, Kevin Crowley, and Millie Munshi
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 19, 2016

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma "has to go," with poor governance deterring prospective investors, according to the head of Sibanye Gold Ltd., the biggest producer of South African bullion.

Monetary forum's 'Seven Ages of Gold' report sees metal regaining status

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Seven Ages of Gold

From the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, London
Monday, September 19, 2016

http://www.omfif.org/analysis/press-releases/seven-ages-of-gold/

Greyerz and Leeb comment on gold at King World News

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7p ET Sunday, September 18, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At King World News, gold fund manager Egon von Greyerz predicts that the euro won't survive, driving Europeans into gold:

http://kingworldnews.com/greyerz-the-roadmap-to-a-staggering-10000-gold-...

Funds dump gold at fastest pace since May as Fed outlook shifts

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By Joe Deaux
Bloomberg News
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Gold investors seem to agree: Don't fight the Federal Reserve.

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