Daily Dispatches

Alasdair Macleod: A primer for gold newbies

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, April 2, 2020

The purpose of this article is purely educational.

Dave Kranzler: The Comex does not really trade gold, just derivatives

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By Dave Kranzler
Investment Research Dynamics, Denver
Friday, April 3, 2020

Unequivocally, gold does not trade on the Comex. The Comex trades paper gold derivatives. It is a futures and options exchange on which a small amount of 100-ounce gold bars changes ownership each contract month.

Ronan Manly: The bullion banks are panicking

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10:49a ET Friday, April 3, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The London Bullion Market Association and the New York Commodities Exchange, Bullion Star researcher Ronan Manly writes today, have issued another misleading statement in an effort to calm the gold market and discourage investors from converting to real metal their mere paper claims to gold.

Pat Heller: Did the London/New York markets default on gold deliveries?

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11:55p ET Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

U.S. stock clearinghouse suspends certificate repatriation

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7:33p ET Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke: No, gold futures really don't have 'ample' gold backing

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1:54p ET Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bloomberg News yesterday parroted assurances by bankers that there is plenty of gold to back gold futures contracts. The story was headlined "There's Ample Gold to Go Around in Futures Markets After All":

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-01/there-s-enough-gold-t...

Miners are back, so follow them with The Calandra Report and help GATA

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1:23p ET Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Now that the monetary metals industry is suddenly back in business after a couple of weeks in which the metals were smashed in the futures markets to prepare the way for distribution of infinite money, financial letter writer Thom Calandra is renewing his generous offer to GATA supporters.

Jan Nieuwenhuijs: Germans hold gold in anticipation of currency changes

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12:50p ET Thursday, April 2, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fund manager Gundlach sounds alarm on 'paper gold' ETFs

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By Katherine Greifeld and John Gittelsohn
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Jeffrey Gundlach has a warning for investors piling into gold-backed ETFs: Don't think you'll get the physical metal back.

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