Daily Dispatches

No interest rate rise in UK this year as Bank of England slashes wage growth forecast

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By Peter Spence
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Bank of England's interest rates are set to stay at their historic lows until next year, after the central bank signalled that it does not expect to see strong growth in earnings.

Bloomberg notes that India's gold import limits are currency market intervention

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8:11a ET Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Koos Jansen: Silver scarce in Shanghai

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9p ET Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports tonight that silver is in backwardation in Shanghai, with metal for immediate delivery being more expensive than metal for future delivery with a premium of 8 percent:

https://www.bullionstar.com/article/shanghai%20silver%20in%20backwardati...

Silver is the key to the monetary metals market, Kaye tells KWN

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4:38p ET Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Hong Kong fund manager William Kaye today tells King World News that silver is the key to the monetary metals market.

Banks wait on sidelines of new silver benchmark

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By Neil Hume
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/8bbf7968-217b-11e4-b145-00144feabdc0.html

Build it and they will come. Or that is what participants in London's $1.6 trillion-a-year silver market will be hoping.

JPMorgan joins Goldman in designing derivatives for a new generation

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By Sridhar Natarajan and Alastair Marsh
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-12/swaps-reincarnate-boosting-debt...

Derivatives that helped inflate the 2007 credit bubble are being remade for a new generation.

Gold and silver price suppression intensifies, Embry tells KWN

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3:30p ET Monday, August 11, 2014

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TF Metals Report: Assessing another bank participation report

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1p ET Monday, August 11, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

'China's Second Continent' describes the new colonization of Africa

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"China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa," by Howard W. French, Knopf Doubleday, 304 pages.

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By Chris Hartman
The Christian Science Monitor, Boston
Friday, August 8, 2014

Junior resource companies can't help exceeding expectations, Rule tells KWN

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11p ET Sunday, August 10, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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