Daily Dispatches

China vice president vows to 'look after' stock market investors

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By John Micklethwait and John Fraher
Bloomberg News
Thursday, January 21, 2016

China is willing to keep intervening in the stock market to make sure that a few speculators don't benefit at the expense of regular investors, China's vice president said in an interview.

Koos Jansen: In China everyone can buy gold at the Shanghai exchange

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2:34p ET Thursday, January 21, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ronan Manly: As Deutsche Bank exits London gold, Chinese bank enters

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2:18p ET Thursday, January 21, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Miles Franklin bullion shop's Schectman, Hoffman hold seminar in Colo. on Jan. 28

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1:52p ET Thursday, January 21, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Celebrating their 27th year in the monetary metals business, GATA's supporters at the Miles Franklin bullion shop in Minnesota are planning to travel around the United States making free presentations about the monetary functions of gold and silver.

Jim Sinclair's next seminar to be held in Tampa on Feb. 20

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4:50p ET Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Market analyst and gold entrepreneur Jim Sinclair plans to hold his next question-and-answer seminar in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday, February 20. Details are posted at his Internet site, J.S. MineSet, here:

http://www.jsmineset.com/2016/01/19/tampa-florida-qa-session-announced/

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Fears of global liquidity crunch haunt Davos elites

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The International Monetary Fund is increasingly alarmed by signs that market liquidity is drying up and may trigger an even more violent global sell-off if investors rush for the exits at the same time.

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.

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