Daily Dispatches

Gold lures investors worried about trade wars and Trump tweets

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By Eddie Van Der Walt, Luzi-Ann Javier, and Ranjeetha Pakiam
Bloomberg News
Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Donald J. Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven.

China expands forex basket to dilute role of dollar

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From Agence France-Presse
via The Times of India, Mumbai
Thursday, December 29, 2016

BEIJING -- China said Thursday it would almost double the number of foreign currencies it uses to determine the official value of the yuan, thereby diluting the role of the dollar.

Trump's pick for budget chief liked gold, had dim view of dollar

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It will be a rare politician who still likes gold AFTER coming to power.

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By Noah Buhayar
Bloomberg News
Thursday, December 29, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, has been an active investor in gold and gold-mining stocks, often seen as a hedge against collapsing currency.

Paul Brodsky: Fed gooses dollar to gain control over worldwide monetary reset

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9:30p ET Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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Bullion Star: Gold flow reverses, moving again from London to Asia via Switzerland

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8:20p ET Wednesday, December 29, 2016

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Shanghai Gold Exchange limits transaction size to curb manipulation

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Shanghai Gold Exchange Cuts Transaction Size to Limit Price Moves

By Josephine Mason and Muyu Xu
Reuters
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Shanghai Gold Exchange, the world's biggest physical bullion exchange, said Wednesday it will curb the amount of gold investors can trade at one time, a move analysts said would limit institutional investors' influence on prices.

EU to boost border checks on cash, gold to tackle 'terrorism financing'

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How about just not admitting so many people from Religious Crazy Land?

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By Francesco Guarascio
Reuters
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The European Commission proposed on Wednesday tightening controls on cash and precious metals transfers from outside the European Union in a bid to shut down one route for funding of militant attacks on the continent.

GATA secretary interviewed at length on Russia 24's 'Geo-Economics' program

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1:38p ET Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Peru's president proposes dredging reservoirs for gold

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By Mitra Taj and Marco Aquino
Reuters
Monday, December 26, 2016

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski proposed dredging a reservoir in a dry northern region of Peru to extract what he described as "much more gold" than what the country's biggest gold mine holds, according to an interview with a local newspaper.

Avery Goodman: Gold advocate, Fed foe under consideration for Cabinet position

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7:30p ET Monday, December 26, 2016

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