Daily Dispatches

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Social Security deficit will be monetized

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12:43p ET Monday, June 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA asks bank regulator to check risks of gold futures maneuver

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12:21p ET Sunday, June 10, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

CFTC probes market manipulation -- but of bitcoin, not gold

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As the fraternity brothers observed in "Animal House":

Boon: A vicious mother, isn't he?

Otter: He can't do that to our pledges.

Boon: Only we can do that to our pledges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQR60rdKffw

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U.S. Regulator Demands Trading Data From Bitcoin Exchanges in Manipulation Probe

By Gabriel T. Rubin, Dave Michaels, and Alexander Osipovich

Bitcoin tumbles most in two weeks amid South Korean hack

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By Eric Lam and Jiyeun Lee
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bitcoin extended losses for a third day, tumbling as much as 6 percent today as South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said there was a "cyber intrusion" in its system.

Swiss voters reject radical sovereign money plan in landslide

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By Catherine Bosley
Bloomberg News
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Swiss voters dismissed a radical proposal to overturn one of the financial system's core tenets.

U.S. unilateralism invites world to seek alternative to dollar, Lazard CEO says

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Lazard CEO Says Crypto Shows Reserve Status Isn't Assured for the U.S. Dollar

By Sonali Basak
Bloomberg News
Thursday, June 7, 2018

U.S. isolationism could undermine the dollar's status as the world's reserve currency, Lazard Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Ken Jacobs said.

Alasdair Macleod: The gently-rotting, debt-ridden European Union

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Putin tells Europe 'I told you so' about U.S. trade threat

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By Christian Lowe and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber
Reuters
Thursday, June 7, 2018

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that he had warned European countries years ago about the risk of the United States imposing its rules on others, and that they were now paying the price for ignoring him.

Exploration company Golden Predator mints Yukon-themed gold coins

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Janet Lee-Sheriff, cited below, organized GATA's Yukon conference in 2005 and its London conference in 2011.

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It's Not Pocket Change -- It's a Pure Yukon Gold Coin

Exploration Company Golden Predator Has Minted Some Coins of Yukon Gold, with Kaska Artwork

From the Canadian Broadcasting Co., Toronto
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Mongolia's central bank launches campaign to increase gold reserves

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From Xinhua News Agency, Beijing
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-06/06/c_137232904.htm

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia -- The Bank of Mongolia said today it has launched a campaign called "National Gold to the Fund of Treasures" within the framework of the "Gold-2" national program.

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