Daily Dispatches

Russia, China likely to stop buying Treasuries, ex-White House financial aide says

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9p ET Friday, April 18, 2014

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Former Bush administration financial aide Philippa Malmgren tells King World News that Russia and China are likely to stop buying U.S. Treasuries altogether and that separatism is rampant around the world, not peculiar to Ukraine:

Merger talks between gold giants Barrick and Newmont break down

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By Gillian Tan, Alistair MacDonald, and Dana Mattioli
The Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 18, 2014

Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. recently held abortive talks over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers at a time when they are battling a sharp drop in the price of gold, according to people familiar with the matter.

Former presidential aide acknowledges causes for gold price suppression

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8:12a ET Friday, April 18, 2014

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Holter muses on China's silver scheme; Barron doubts new raid on gold ETFs

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2:40p ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Alasdair Macleod: Economic outlook darkens

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9:49a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Use of gold as collateral in China is actually positive for gold, Rule tells KWN

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8a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

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What the World Gold Council construes as negative for gold, the supposed use of the metal as collateral for commodity loans in China, is actually bullish, Sprott Asset Management's Rick Rule tells King World News.

Asia takes every ounce West unloads but gold will fall for two years, GFMS says

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Gold Price Likely to Average $1,225 in 2014 as Investors Shy Away: GFMS

By Ben Kilbey
Platt's Metals Daily
Thursday, April 17, 2014

http://www.platts.com/latest-news/metals/london/gold-price-likely-to-ave...

Paper gold falls in West but premium for real metal jumps in India

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Official Gold Supply Dries Up Further

Hawala Premium Crosses 4% as Akshay Tritiya Boosts Demand; Spot Delivery Premium also Doubles

By Rajesh Bhayan
Business Standard, New Delhi
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/official-gold-supply-dr...

Conspiracy fact: Top central bankers meet secretly every six weeks at BIS

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The Eroding Power of Central Banks

By Michael Sauga and Anne Seith
Der Spiegel, Hamburg, Germany
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Since the financial crisis, central banks have slashed interest rates, purchased vast quantities of sovereign bonds, and bailed out banks. Now, though, their influence appears to be on the wane with measures producing paltry results. Do they still have control?

U.S. recruits satellites to compensate for Fed's 'tapering,' Roberts tells KWN

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4:40p ET Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Interviewed by King World News, former Assistant U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul Craig Roberts speculates that the U.S. government has recruited its satellite countries, like Belgium, to compensate for the "tapering" being done with purchases of U.S. Treasuries by the Federal Reserve:

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