Daily Dispatches

Dimon approach signals Trump is eager to reconnect Washington and Wall Street

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Since when haven't they been connected?

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By Ben McLannahan
Financial Times, London
Friday, November 11, 2016

https://www.ft.com/content/00ff8f82-a835-11e6-8b69-02899e8bd9d1

Extraordinary amount of 'paper' gold dumped today, Maguire tells KWN

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9:12p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London metals trader Andrew Maguire tells King World News that an extraordinary amount of "paper gold" was dumped today, crashing the price:

http://kingworldnews.com/andrew-maguire-paper-gold-market-trades-6800-to...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
CPowell@GATA.org


Gold Fields, Silver Standard offer C$1.4 billion for miner Kirkland Lake, Reuters says

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By John Tilak and Nicole Mordant
Reuters
Friday, November 11, 2016

Chinese soon will be able to buy North American mining shares, Neumeyer tells KWN

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12:40p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

First Majestic Silver CEO Keith Neumeyer tells King World News today that Chinese retail investors increasingly will be able to purchase shares of North American monetary metals mining companies, which he expects will support their prices. The interview is posted at KWN here:

TF Metals Report reflects on six years following the monetary metals

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12:34p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson today reflects on his six years of following the monetary metals markets and provides some technical analysis, if you believe in that sort of thing. His commentary is headlined "Happy Brithday, TFMR" and it's posted here:

http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7980/happy-birthday-tfmr

Trump believed considering former Goldman exec for Treasury secretary

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On a General Election

The accursed power which stands on Privilege
(And goes with Women, and Champagne, and Bridge)
Broke -- and Democracy resumed her reign
(Which goes with Bridge, and Women, and Champagne).

-- Hilaire Belloc, 1923.

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Trump Staff Line Up for White House Jobs

By Eli Stokols
Politico.com, Arlington, Virginia

Meet the new boss -- same as the old boss

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Trump Team Contacted JPMorgan's Dimon for Treasury Role

By Dan Freed
Reuters
Thursday, November 10, 2016

A senior person on President-elect Donald Trump's transition team contacted JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon to see if he would be interested in being U.S. Treasury secretary, a person familiar with the matter said today.

Late-night buying parked huge amounts of rupees in gold

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By Bella Jaisinghani
The Times of India, Mumbai
Thursday, November 10, 2016

MUMBAI -- The first refuge of all those who wish to put their ill-gotten gains to good use remains gold, and this was proved once more on Tuesday. Jewellery stores in certain localities remained open beyond midnight, allowing large cash transactions.

India's bank note ban to disrupt gold-smuggling business

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A thousand-rupee note is worth less than US$15. What makes the Indian government think that smugglers won't easily switch to US$20 bills?

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By Rajendra Jadhav
Reuters
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Torgny Persson explains fraud of bullion banking and its defense of fiat money system

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10:56a ET Thursday, November 10, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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