Daily Dispatches

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Currency war is next phase of global conflict and Europe, the chief parasite, is defenseless

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2019/06/19/currency-war-next-phase-...

Europe has been warned. Any use of monetary levers to hold down the euro exchange rate will be deemed a provocation by the Trump administration.

Trump moves from trade war toward currency war

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By Shawn Donnan, Rich Miller, and Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

President Donald Trump has already given the global economy trade wars. Now there are signs he may be gearing up for a currency war too.

China stockpiles gold while letting U.S. bond holdings slide

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By Yusho Cho
Nikkei Asian Review, Toyko
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

SHANGHAI -- China reduced its holdings of U.S. government debt again in April even as Beijing's gold reserves continued to grow, diversifying away from the dollar as ties with Washington fray.

Robert Lambourne: BIS' activity in gold market continues to diminish

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By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Obviousness of gold smashes signifies desperation, GATA chairman says

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11p ET Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

How 7.4 tonnes of Venezuela's gold landed in Africa -- and then vanished

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By Gabriele Steinhauser and Nicholas Bariyo
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

ENTEBBE, Uganda -- The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is selling off his country's gold reserves. Some of it has passed through a secretive operation in East Africa, a gambit that evades U.S. sanctions.

Bill Murphy: Isn't it strange? Monetary metals trading goes from violent to comatose

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From "Midas" commentary
By Bill Murphy
www.LeMetropoleCafe.com
Monday, June 17, 2019

What will go on in the gold/silver markets will depend on what the Gold Cartel has in mind and what they can get away with. Their designs are well advertised for the public to see -- those who want to anyway.

Swiss refiner Metalor to stop processing artisanal gold

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By Peter Hobson
Reuters
Monday, June 17, 2019

LONDON -- Switzerland's Metalor, one of the world's biggest gold refineries, said today it would work only with gold from large industrial mines in order to reduce the risk of illegality in its supply chain.

China cuts U.S. Treasury holdings to 2-year low amid trade war

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By Sarah McGregor and Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Monday, June 17, 2019

China cut its U.S. Treasury holdings to the lowest in almost two years as the months-long trade conflict dragged on between the worlds two largest economies.

Dave Kranzler: Can Western central banks keep capping gold at $1,350?

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3:12p ET Monday, June 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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