Daily Dispatches

China must give up peg on dollar, ex-central bank adviser says

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By Bloomberg News
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A word of warning from a former adviser to the People's Bank of China: Free the yuan from its dollar shackle and "clearly" inform the market of your exchange-rate policy to avert more damaging rounds of depreciation.

Brett Arends: Donald Trump made a case for gold -- and no one noticed

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By Brett Arends
MarketWatch.com, New York
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Investors in gold bullion have been suffering brutal losses for more than four years.

The price of gold has nearly halved since its 2011 peak, falling from $1,891 an ounce to just $1,094 today. But last week, for the first time in a long time, there was a bit of good news. Thanks to Donald Trump.

Bernanke says dollar's two-year rally is running out of steam

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By Lananh Nguyen and Enda Curran
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Ben S. Bernanke says the greenback may have peaked.

Central banker who admitted gold market rigging muses about debt jubilee

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World Faces Wave of Epic Debt Defaults, Fears Central Bank Veteran

By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

DAVOS, Switzerland -- The global financial system has become dangerously unstable and faces an avalanche of bankruptcies that will test social and political stability, a leading monetary theorist has warned.

Truth about U.S. economy can't be told, Embry tells KWN

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3:40p ET Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Rising rates risk debt disaster for U.S. government, Turk tells KWN

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7:48p ET Monday, January 18, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Battered gold miners mount charm offensive to sell executive pay

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By Susan Taylor and Nicole Mordant
Reuters
Monday, January 18, 2016

Gold mining companies are running a charm offensive with their biggest shareholders on the thorny issue of executive pay, keen to hold onto investors angry about ongoing generous compensation after four years of dire stock returns.

India offers gold bonds at discount in hope of boosting sales

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India's Gold Bonds Seen Luring Investors in Search of Safe Haven

By Rejendra Jadhav and Suvashree Choudhury
Reuters
Monday, January 18, 2016

MUMBAI -- The second tranche of India's sovereign gold bonds, whose sale began today, is likely to draw good response from investors, as they are priced below market rates for the metal and sharemarket turmoil spurs investors to diversify holdings.

Murphy's 'Midas' column for Friday posted in clear at News Doctors

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7:34p ET Sunday, January 17, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy's proprietary commentary at LeMetropoleCave.com, his "Midas" column about Friday's action in the gold market, has been posted in the clear at the News Doctors Internet site here:

http://thenewsdoctors.com/gatas-bill-murphy-fridays-midas-newsletter-pla...

Koos Jansen: Has Shanghai Gold Exchange stopped reporting withdrawal data?

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4:43p ET Sunday, January 17, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Maybe it's just a one-week anomaly, but gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today that the Shanghai Gold Exchange seems to have stopped publishing gold offtake totals. Jansen's commentary is headlined "Are SGH Withdrawals Gone?" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

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