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Stockman, von Greyerz, and Maguire at King World News

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3:58p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At King World News, former U.S. budget director David Stockman reviews the evidence that central banks are losing control of the markets:

http://kingworldnews.com/david-stockman-world-central-banks-edge-despera...

Swiss gold fund manager Egon von Greyerz concurs:

Koos Jansen: What is China up to with all this gold?

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3:45p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

25% of physical gold buyers are crazy, metals executive says

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At least they haven't been charged by the government of Quebec with tax fraud:

http://business.financialpost.com/2013/12/09/kitco-metals-among-gold-tra...

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From CNN, Atlanta
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sweden cuts rates below zero as currency wars spread

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sweden has cut interest rates below zero and launched quantitative easing to fight deflation, becoming the latest Scandinavian state to join Europe's escalating currency wars.

India smugglers, and their bodies, take a break from gold

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By Swansy Afonso
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

MUMBAI, India -- In the two years since India took steps to pare gold imports, people used all sorts of tricks as the smuggling business boomed -- from simply tucking the metal under a turban to jamming it up their rectums.

That illegal trade, though, is fading now.

Central banks are boosting their gold reserves

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"The government doesn't care about gold. ... They don't care about its price." -- Doug Casey, February 11, 2015.

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By Eddie Van Der Walt and Nicholas Larkin
Bloomberg News
Thursday, February 12, 2015

LONDON -- Central banks purchased enough gold in 2014 to buy 75 Boeing Co. Dreamliners.

Doug Casey's omniscience vs. the many records of gold price suppression

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4:19p ET Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Doug Casey, founder of Casey Research, may be admired for his omniscience anyway. In an interview today with Dan Steinhart of The Casey Report --

http://www.caseyresearch.com/cdd/doug-casey-on-isis-gold-oil-and-what-to...

Gold miners are on the hunt for assets as prices climb

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By Jesse Riseborough, Kevin Crowley, Thomas Biesheuvel
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Gold producers with cash on hand are on the hunt for cheap mining assets as rising prices drive shares higher.

Swiss bank says investors favor gold amid charges on cash

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By Giles Broom
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Investors are buying more gold as an alternative to hold Swiss franc cash deposits, according Vontobel Holding AG, a Swiss bank and wealth manager.

New York Sun: Richard Fisher's next job?

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From the New York Sun
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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