Daily Dispatches

(Yawn) Morgan to pay $65 million for dollar benchmark manipulation

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By Gabriel T. Rubin
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON -- JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay a $65 million fine to settle claims that it tried to manipulate a global interest rate benchmark, the latest fine levied by U.S. regulators to punish crisis-era manipulation schemes by large banks.

The 1838 shipwreck was the Titanic of its time and divers just made an eerie discovery

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By Mary Price
Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Divers recovering artifacts off the steamship Pulaski have made an eerie find that gives credence to eyewitness accounts of the night the ship sank in 1838, taking some of the nation's richest people to the bottom of the Atlantic.

Dave Kranzler: Was gold actually dumped Friday?

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10:40p ET Sunday, June 17, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin could break the internet, central bank overseer warns

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By Edward Robison
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it's not ready for prime time -- and as far as mainstream financial services go, may never be.

Ed Steer: 'Da boyz' drop the hammer on gold and silver

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9:58p ET Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA board member Ed Steer's commentary for today in his Gold and Silver Daily letter, headlined "'Da Boyz' Drop the Hammer," covers Friday's smashing of gold and silver futures prices and is posted in the clear at GoldSeek here:

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1529238120.php

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

Do these hedge fund geniuses have even a clue that the gold market is rigged?

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Hedge Funds Pick the Wrong Time to Go Big on Gold as Prices Drop

By Luzi-Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Friday, June 15, 2018

Hedge funds just mistimed their gold bets.

Russia sells half its U.S. Treasuries

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From Russia Today, Moscow
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Russia has held a major selloff of U.S. Treasury bonds, dumping some $47 billion worth of papers and momentarily dropping six places on a list of major foreign holders of U.S. securities, recently released statistics for April have shown.

Doug Casey says governments don't care about gold and GATA wears tinfoil hats

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9:22a ET Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin pushes ancient gold market to try digital

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By Stephanie Yang
The Wall Street Journal
Friday, June 15, 2018

Some makers and sellers of gold coins and bars are turning to blockchain, the digital ledger that underpins bitcoin, hoping to add some cryptocurrency luster to bullion trading.

World Gold Council to cut price on imaginary gold

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The World's Largest Gold Fund Is Getting a Cheaper Little Brother

By Rachel Evans
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, June 14, 2018

The price of gold is falling, at least for investors in exchange-traded funds.

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