Daily Dispatches

New York Sun: The 20,000 Dow

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From the New York Sun
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

GATA chairman notes smashing of gold on eve of options expiration

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8:14p ET Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Excessive leverage promises disaster for financial system, Embry says

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7:57p ET Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The world financial system is heading toward disaster because of excessive leverage, Sprott Asset Management's John Embry tells King World News today.

Putin's sanctioned ally may win mine with a quarter of Russian gold resources

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By Yuliya Fedorinova
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Russia's auction of its giant Sukhoi Log gold field this week pits a long-time ally of President Vladimir Putin against a rival bidder with little background in mining.

Mnuchin backs Fed independence and signals reform isn't priority

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By Craig Torres and Saleha Mohsin
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin isn't jumping on the Republican bandwagon to audit the Fed.

Mining firms see little appeal in Egypt's gold exploration terms

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By Eric Knecht
Reuters
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

CAIRO -- The gold beneath Egypt's desert could make it a top global producer, but the investment terms on offer are driving away small explorers whose skills the country needs to unlock its mineral wealth.

Russia expected to sell gold deposit cheap amid sanctions, sources say

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By Polina Devitt
Reuters
Monday, January 23, 2017

MOSCOW -- Russia is expected to sell discounted rights to one of the world's largest untapped gold deposits this week to a joint venture of miner Polyus and a state conglomerate, industry sources and analysts said, after sanctions and restrictions discouraged other bidders.

Central banks embrace risk buying stocks and bonds in era of low rates

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By Christopher Whittal, Jon Sindreu, and Brian Blackstone
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 23, 2017

By keeping interest rates low and in some cases negative, central banks have prompted some of the most conservative investors to join the hunt for higher returns: other central banks.

Trump's nominee for Treasury backs off support for strong dollar

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Inside the Mind of Mnuchin: Too-Strong Dollar May Hurt Economy

By Saleha Mohsin
Bloomberg News
Monday, January 23, 2017

U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said an "excessively strong dollar" could have a negative short-term effect on the economy.

Alasdair Macleod: Using gold as money in the Muslim world

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7:20p ET Monday, January 23, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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