Daily Dispatches

Gold lures Turkish savers looking for security

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By Agence France-Presse
via Al Arabiaya, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sunday, February 15, 2015

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- From the outside, it looks like any other automatic bank machine on the streets of Istanbul. But rather than notes, this one distributes small pieces of gold.

Ronan Manly: How the IMF got its Nagpur vault and gave up on Shanghai

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9:05p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: Unemployment and groupthink

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4:05p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Stockman, von Greyerz, and Maguire at King World News

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3:58p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At King World News, former U.S. budget director David Stockman reviews the evidence that central banks are losing control of the markets:

http://kingworldnews.com/david-stockman-world-central-banks-edge-despera...

Swiss gold fund manager Egon von Greyerz concurs:

Koos Jansen: What is China up to with all this gold?

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3:45p ET Friday, February 13, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

25% of physical gold buyers are crazy, metals executive says

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At least they haven't been charged by the government of Quebec with tax fraud:

http://business.financialpost.com/2013/12/09/kitco-metals-among-gold-tra...

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From CNN, Atlanta
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sweden cuts rates below zero as currency wars spread

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sweden has cut interest rates below zero and launched quantitative easing to fight deflation, becoming the latest Scandinavian state to join Europe's escalating currency wars.

India smugglers, and their bodies, take a break from gold

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By Swansy Afonso
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

MUMBAI, India -- In the two years since India took steps to pare gold imports, people used all sorts of tricks as the smuggling business boomed -- from simply tucking the metal under a turban to jamming it up their rectums.

That illegal trade, though, is fading now.

Central banks are boosting their gold reserves

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"The government doesn't care about gold. ... They don't care about its price." -- Doug Casey, February 11, 2015.

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By Eddie Van Der Walt and Nicholas Larkin
Bloomberg News
Thursday, February 12, 2015

LONDON -- Central banks purchased enough gold in 2014 to buy 75 Boeing Co. Dreamliners.

Doug Casey's omniscience vs. the many records of gold price suppression

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4:19p ET Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Doug Casey, founder of Casey Research, may be admired for his omniscience anyway. In an interview today with Dan Steinhart of The Casey Report --

http://www.caseyresearch.com/cdd/doug-casey-on-isis-gold-oil-and-what-to...

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