Daily Dispatches

The deadly cities of gold beneath Johannesburg

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By Christopher Clark
The Guardian, London
Thursday, October 24, 2019

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- As he prepares to descend an abandoned mineshaft in Roodeport, a Johannesburg suburb, Fix, a sinewy informal goldminer from Lesotho, recounts stories of subterranean gun battles and unearthing the scattered bones of those who came before him.

Pam and Russ Martens: New York Fed's repo loan data disappears

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12:30p ET Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold's rally drives a rush to one of metal's final frontiers

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By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Step aside, Canada, Australia, and South Africa: West Africa is fast becoming the hottest ticket in gold mining.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Central banks begin to panic

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10:15a ET Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Something about the world economy is panicking central banks, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke writes today at Sprott Money.

Industry groups defend former Deutsche Bank traders charged with spoofing

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Ex-Deutsche Bank Traders Must Face Spoofing Case, Judge Says

By Janan Hanna
Bloomberg News
Monday, October 21, 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-21/ex-deutsche-bank-trad...

Were Fed chairman's August calls just 'conspiracy theory'?

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11:54a ET Monday, October 21, 2019

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JPMorgan warns U.S. money-market stress to get much worse

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By Tracy Alloway and Stephen Spratt
Bloomberg News
Monday, October 21, 2019

JPMorgan Chase & Co. says the money-market stress that sent short-term borrowing rates surging last month is likely to get much worse despite the Federal Reserve's attempts to inject billions of dollars into the financial system.

Barrick agrees to pay $300 mllion to end Tanzania dispute

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By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Barrick Gold Corp. has agreed to pay $300 million to the Tanzanian government to end a long-running dispute that it says destroyed the value of its subsidiary Acacia Mining's assets.

Ted Butler: More unanswered questions

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10:45p ET Friday, October 18, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his new essay, "More Unanswered Questions," silver market analyst Ted Butler wonders why so much silver seems to be moving in and out of New York Commodities Exchange vaults and ending up in the possession of JPMorganChase.

Alasdair Macleod: Money and the theory of exchange

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1:50p ET Thursday, October 17, 2019

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