Daily Dispatches

A diagram of secret interventions in gold and currency markets by central banks

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11:40a ET Friday, November 25, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

John Crudele: Retail sales numbers are fake but the harm is real

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By John Crudele
New York Post
Monday, November 21, 2016

There's an old saying that no one should ever see how laws or sausages are made. I'll add to that: Nobody should know how the government comes up with its retail sales figures.

But I'm going to tell you anyway because the sales figures that were put out last week were so arbitrary, so random, so ridiculous -- yet so important.

Alasdair Macleod: The economic consequences of Mr. Modi

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1:53p ET Thursday, November 24, 2016

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John Hathaway: What does Trump's victory mean for gold?

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12:10p ET Thursday, November 24, 2016

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In his latest market letter, Tocqueville Gold Fund manager John Hathaway notes that the smashing of gold after the U.S. presidential election involved the dumping of futures contracts nominally equivalent to two years of production.

Mike Kosares: A little perspective on the gold market

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1:13p ET Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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Hugo Salinas Price: How much gold is there in India? Enough to support a gold standard

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11:13a ET Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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Paper gold is the elephant in the room

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Gold Newsletter's Fergus Hodgson interviews GATA Secretary/Treasurer Chris Powell.

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By Fergus Hodgson
Gold Newsletter, Metairie, Louisiana
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Many people seek gold as a safeguard against inflation of fiat currencies, but they often forget how fiat currencies came to be in the first place.

Devalue yuan before Trump takes over, Chinese government adviser says

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China Should Let Yuan Fall Against U.S. Dollar before Trump Takes Office, Government Adviser Says

By Sidney Leng
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Avery Goodman: Understanding elections, gold, and the U.S. dollar via market manipulation

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8:41a ET Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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Gold demand is strong as currencies keep sinking, Turk tells KWN

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8:27p ET Monday, November 21, 2016

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