Daily Dispatches

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

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By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera, and Jemima Kelly
Reuters
Friday, September 29, 2017

Dan Wasyluk discovered the hard way that trading cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin happens in an online Wild West where sheriffs are largely absent.

Monetary Metals provides lease rate charts to Goldseiten

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Company Announcement
Friday, September 29, 2017

By Bron Suchecki

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Monetary Metals announces that it has licensed its charts for the gold forward rate (GOFO), silver forward rate (SIFO), gold lease rate, and silver lease rate to the German precious metals internet site Goldseiten:

http://www.goldseiten.de

Ronan Manly: New London silver benchmarking has no wider participation

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9:25a ET Friday, September 29, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jan Skoyles: Report in FT is favorable to gold standard

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11:15a ET Thursday, September 28, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldCore's Jan Skoyles today takes note of a report in -- of all places -- the Financial Times suggesting that the gold standard system produced fewer economic disasters than the fiat money system. Skoyles' commentary is headlined "Gold Standard Resulted in 'Fewer Catastrophes' -- FT" and it's posted at GoldCore here:

GoldMoney to accept bitcoin and ethereum for storage and exchange

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Company Announcement
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Billionaire John Paulson targets gold-mining CEOs over pay

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By Anders Melin, Danielle Bochove, and Luzi-Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Billionaire John Paulson is building a coalition of major investors in some of the world's top gold producers to curb years of "value destruction" and excessive executive compensation in the industry.

Bullion dealer Sharps Pixley to accept payment in bitcoin

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From Reuters
Wednesday September 26, 2017

LONDON -- London bullion dealer Sharps Pixley will allow customers to pay for gold and other precious metals using digital currency bitcoin, the company said Tuesday.

Maybe they really do ring a bell at the top

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A Crypto Fund King Says Bitcoin Will Be the Biggest Bubble Ever

By Erik Schatzker
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mike Novogratz is reinventing himself as the king of bitcoin.

U.S. dollar no longer the dominant 'haven' currency, analysts say

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By Adam Samson
Financial Times, London
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Has the king of currencies been dethroned?

The dollar is no longer the catch-all haven currency of the past.

Thank "idiosyncratic risks," say analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Interviewed by The Daily Coin, Turk describes new mechanism for monetizing gold

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9:30a ET Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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