Daily Dispatches

Dave Kranzler: Gold manipulation and conflict gold


By Dave Kranzler
Investment Research Dynamics, Denver, Colorado
Thursday, October 1, 2015

The king of high-frequency trading, Nanex's Eric Hunsader, has been on a crusade lately to expose the problematic and illegal manipulative side of high-frequency/algo-driven trading. Nowhere is the manipulation of any market more blatant and in-your-face illegal than in the paper gold market.

Financial Times notices that central banks are taking over the world


Carney on Climate: Central Bankers Stray from Mandate

By Ferdinando Giugliano
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Mervyn King, the former Bank of England governor, said "a successful central bank should be boring."

Silver coin shortage shows bright side of precious metal collapse


By Marcy Nicholson, A. Ananthalakshmi, and Jan Harvey
Thursday, October 1, 2015

The global silver-coin market is in the grips of an unprecedented supply squeeze, forcing some mints to ration sales and step up overtime while sending U.S. buyers racing abroad to fulfill a sudden surge in demand.

Bron Suchecki: Blame the carpenter or the tool?


7:36a ET Thursday, October 1, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Replying to your secretary/treasurer, Perth Mint research director Bron Suchecki today defends the "financialization" of markets and particularly the financialization of the gold market, arguing that it has provided the advantage of leverage to retail investors.

But as your secretary/treasurer argued the other day --

Charging into the Yukon's new gold rush


By James Kwantes
Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

DAWSON CITY, Yukon Territory, Canada -- It is possible to travel by boat for hours down the Yukon River to Dawson City without spotting another human, although you will likely see moose and black bears -- and if you're lucky, a grizzly.

Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines


This is what happens when gold price suppression makes it impossible for easily regulatable corporations to mine gold responsibly in accordance with worker-safety and environmental-protection regulations. Wildcatters go into the business without any concern for protecting people or the environment.

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By Teresa Cerojano
Associated Press
via MSNBC, New York

China boosts gold reserves 1% in August, diversifying assets


By Ranjeetha Pakiam
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

China boosted central bank gold holdings 1 percent as the country that rivals India as the world's largest bullion consumer seeks to diversify its foreign exchange reserves.

Shanghai gold withdrawals at record on signs of more demand


From Bloomberg News
Wednesday, September 30, 3015

Investors have withdrawn a record amount of gold from the Shanghai Gold Exchange this year, adding to signs that demand in China is recovering after a stock market rout and a shock devaluation of the yuan.

GoldSeek Radio interviews GATA Chairman Bill Murphy


9:40p ET Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Turk thinks Fed will let dollar fall to sustain stock prices


9:17p ET Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk tells King World News that he thinks the Federal Reserve will let the U.S. dollar sink to help sustain stock prices. An excerpt from the interview is posted at the KWN blog here:


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