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Central bank talk moves currencies now, not commodity prices

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Commodities Obsolete in Models Yielding to Fed, ECB

By Cecile Gutscher
Bloomberg News
Friday, July 4, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-03/commodities-obsolete-in-models-...

Commodities are getting a demotion from foreign-exchange strategists.

Alasdair Macleod: A tale of two certainties

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9:26a ET Saturday, July 5, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gene Arensberg: Heavy commercial shorts in gold don't always foretell price smash

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2:10p ET Friday, July 4, 2014

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European exchange rate contest raises prospect of currency caps

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By Eshe Nelson
Bloomberg News
Friday, July 4, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-04/european-exchange-rate-contest-...

LONDON -- European Central Bank efforts to combat falling consumer prices are raising the prospect of retaliation through the currency markets as smaller neighbors grapple with their own deflationary risks.

British MPs urge watchdog to probe price rigging in gold market

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By Sam Fleming and Daniel Schafer
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/b8627b88-0208-11e4-9af7-00144feab7de.html

Hathaway, Kaye, and von Greyerz at King World News

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10:12a ET Friday, July 4, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In analysis published today by King World News, the Tocqueville Gold Fund's John Hathaway makes the technical, fundamental, and sentiment cases for an upswing in the gold price:

http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2014/7/4_Fin...

China gold imports may drop 400 tonnes amid financing curbs, consultant says

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By Jan Harvey
Reuters
Thursday, July 3, 2014

LONDON -- Chinese gold imports could fall by up to 400 tonnes this year as the government tightens controls on gold financing deals and domestic demand softens, a leading precious metals consultant said on Thursday.

TF Metals Report: Halftime

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10:52a ET Thursday, July 3, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Confidence returning to gold, Grant Williams tells KWN

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10:40p ET Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In a two-part interview with King World News today, Singapore fund manager Grant Williams says confidence seems to be returning to the gold market and, with it, the possibiity of a short squeeze. Williams' interview is excerpted at the KWN blog here --

Reserve Bank of India apparently plans to start leasing its gold

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The idea is said to be intended in part to relieve a gold shortage in India but looks like it would relieve a shortage in London too.

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RBI Plans to Swap Old Gold in Nagpur Vault with Purer Variety

By Sugata Ghosh
The Economic Times, Mumbai
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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