Daily Dispatches

Koos Jansen: Netherlands central bank won't release gold bar list


11:35a ET Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Barrick signs on to Venezuela gold push as oil sinks economy


By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, August 26, 2016

Barrick Gold Corp. agreed to form a joint venture in Venezuela, according to state television, as President Nicolas Maduro turns to mining as a way to boost one of the fastest-shrinking economies in the world.

Former Fed Governor Warsh admits that the central bank manipulates markets


Adjudicating GATA's freedom-of-information claim against the Federal Reserve when he was a member of the Fed's Borad of Governors in 2009, the author revealed that the Fed has secret gold swap arrangements with foreign banks --


-- a business about which New York Fed President William Dudley refused to answer questions five months ago:

Ronan Manly: Is any gold still stored at U.S. Mint in Denver?


11:15a ET Friday, August 26, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Just wait until it's hypothecated into 145 tonnes


Australian Prospector Unearths 145-Ounce Gold Nugget

By Timna Jacks
The Age, Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, August 25, 2016

At first glance the small lump in the earth looked like worthless scrap.

On closer examination, the prospector guessed it was the tip of an old horseshoe.

Stagnant economy won't support high stock, bond, real estate prices, Embry says


12:45p ET Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's John Embry tells King World News today that the "deep state" is striving to suppress the price of the monetary metals while supporting stocks, bonds, and real estate. But, Embry adds, a stagnant economy won't support the latter valuations forever. His remarks are excerpted at KWN here:

Nobody sells gold like this except to drive the price down in full view


See Zero Hedge's report, headlined "Someone Just Puked $1.5 Billion of Notional Gold," here:



We Are Amid the Biggest Financial Bubble in History;
When It Bursts, Bullion Owned in the Safest Way Will Protect Wealth

Rusoro says it has been awarded $1.2 billion over Venezuelan seizure


By Jim Finkle
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Canada's Rusoro Mining Ltd said Tuesday it has been awarded more than $1.2 billion by a World Bank tribunal that ruled that Venezuela had unlawfully seized the company's gold assets four years ago.

Monetary policy has nationalized Japanese stock market, CLSA analyst says


"There are no markets anymore, just interventions." -- High School Graduate, GATA Washington conference, April 18, 2008.

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By Leslie Shaffer
CNBC, New York
Monday, August 22, 2016

Even a resurgent yen hasn't dampened Japan's stock rally over the past couple months, but that's not necessarily because investors like the market.

Koos Jansen: More indications that China sees gold as key to currency


12:30p ET Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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