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Pam and Russ Martens: Yellen's speaking fees have Chinese Communist taint


Ten Months after Stepping Down as Fed Chair, Janet Yellen Became Part of the 'Leadership' Team for Forums Tied to the Chinese Communist Party

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Sunday, January 24, 2021

Haven't we learned anything about properly vetting people for the highest offices in the U.S. government?

Violation of position limits shows latest metals smash was government operation, Maguire says


7:50p ET Sunday, January 24, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London metals trader Andrew Maguire, interviewed Thursday by Chris Marcus for Arcadia Economics, said bullion banks exceeded position limits in their gold and silver trading during the recent smashdown of metals prices.

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What if the big silver futures shorts are trading for the government?


1:19p Sunday, January 24, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an essay posted today at GoldSeek's companion site, SilverSeek., silver market analyst Ted Butler writes about the seeming inability of the major bullion banks to close their huge short positions in silver futures without exploding the price and costing them a lot of money.

Investment banks' private calls with ECB chief economist are questioned


ECB to Review Format of Private Calls by Chief Economist to Investors

By Martin Arnold
Financial Times, London
Friday, January 22, 2021

FRANKFURT, Germany -- The European Central Bank is to review the format of private calls its chief economist has held with financial market participants, including Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and BlackRock, to discuss its monetary policy decisions.

Auction gets record price for one of first nine gold coins struck in U.S.


NGC-certified Brasher Doubloon Realizes a Record $9.36 Million at Partrick Sale

From Coin Dealer Newsletter Greysheet
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Friday, January 22, 2021

Gold market rigging now can be discussed at Kitco News


8:30p ET Friday, January 22, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, interviewed this week by David Lin at Kitco News, says that while he can't prove it, he believes that the U.S. government is manipulating the price of gold and is fully capable of doing so to maintain its monopoly on money.

Alasdair Macleod: Keynesians go all in


By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Mainstream economists are celebrating Joe Biden’s election as U.S. president. For Keynesians, the outlook is for a reaffirmation of economic management by the state, and of reflationary monetary policies to restore economic growth, following the damage caused by covid lockdowns.

New chief of U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund condemns currency manipulation


No one seems to have asked her what the Treasury Department's Exchange Stabilization Fund is for if not currency manipulation, nor why more than $600 billion was added to it a few weeks ago unless more currency manipulation was contemplated. Such is American politics, and such is financial journalism.

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Janet Yellen Vows to Take Hard Line Against Currency Manipulation

Hugo Salinas Price: The coming gold rush


9:20p ET Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Hugo Salinas Price, president of the Mexican Civic Association for Silver, tonight notes that no amount of "not-for-profit" selling of masses of gold futures contracts can prompt the analysts of Kitco.com to acknowledge that governments are desperately trying to suppress the price of the monetary metal.

Pam and Russ Martens: Yellen is set to inherit a lot of power, thanks to stealthy changes in law


By Pam and Russ Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Monday, January 18, 2021

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