Daily Dispatches

New York Times and central bank won't hear of gold market rigging

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1:20p ET Saturday, February 23, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

From GATA's point of view the problem with mainstream Western news organizations isn't so much "fake news" as suppressed news.

Barrick confirms it's considering bid for Newmont

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By Ed Hammond, Scott Deveau, Dinesh Nair, and Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, February 22, 2019

Barrick Gold Corp., the world's second-largest gold producer, confirmed today tdhat it has considered a bid for Newmont Mining Corp. as the Canadian mining giant looks for ways to boost production.

Barrick eyes hostile bid for Newmont, Toronto Globe and Mail says

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By Niall McGee and Rachelle Younglai
The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Barrick Gold Corp. is mulling a takeover bid for Newmont Mining Corp., a transaction that would represent one of the largest mining deals ever and solidify the Toronto-based company’s position as the world's largest gold producer.

Australia's central bank reports on its gold reserves ...

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... just days after Bullion Star's Ronan Manly questions bank's custody of them:

http://www.gata.org/node/18882

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Australia's Gold ... Safely in the Hands of the Bank of England

By Shane Wright
Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, Australia
Friday, February 22, 2019

Ted Butler: CFTC and Justice Dept. overlook manipulative short position in silver

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8:28p ET Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At the urging of Jim Cook of Investment Rarities and with the assistance of 24hGold, silver market analyst Ted Butler's most recent proprietary letter has been posted in the clear.

Alasdair Macleod: The return to a gold exchange standard

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4:17p ET Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Citigroup asks Treasury what to do with $1.1 billion Maduro gold deal

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By Patricia Laya
Bloomberg News
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Citigroup bankers have been holding talks with U.S. Treasury officials to figure out how to handle a gold deal they had arranged with Nicolas Maduro's regime in Venezuela, people familiar with the matter said.

Shareholders' Gold Council doesn't want to hear about market rigging

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10a ET Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Deutsche Bank lost $1.6 billion on municipal bond bet, concealed it

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By Jenny Strasburg and Gretchen Morgenson
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Deutsche Bank racked up a loss of $1.6 billion over nearly a decade on a complex municipal-bond investment that it bought in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis and failed to confront even as markets were upended and regulations tightened.

Feds advance Alaska's Pebble gold and copper project with release of draft environmental review

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By Alex DeMarban
Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage, Alaska
Wednesday, February 20,2019

The Trump administration today unveiled the first draft environmental review of the controversial Pebble gold and copper project.

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