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Trump transitioners recommend ex-Goldman partner, Soros associate for Treasury

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But didn't TV say Clinton lost the election?

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Mnuchin Said to Be Top Treasury Pick Among Trump's Advisers

By Saleha Mohsin, Kevin Cirilli, and Jennifer Jacob
Bloomberg News
Monday, November 14, 2016

Surprise! India has some troubles as 86% of its paper money is withdrawn

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Truck Drivers Walk Off the Job, ATMs Run Dry After India Pulls Bills From Circulation

By Debjit Chakraborty and Saket Sundria
Bloomberg News
Monday, November 14, 2016

The crisis sparked by the shortage of cash in India following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's anti-graft measure to ban high-value currency bills has hit the movement of goods in Asia's third-largest economy.

Avery Goodman: India delegitimizes rupee, boosts gold demand

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11:35a ET Monday, November 14, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dimon approach signals Trump is eager to reconnect Washington and Wall Street

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Since when haven't they been connected?

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By Ben McLannahan
Financial Times, London
Friday, November 11, 2016

https://www.ft.com/content/00ff8f82-a835-11e6-8b69-02899e8bd9d1

Extraordinary amount of 'paper' gold dumped today, Maguire tells KWN

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9:12p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London metals trader Andrew Maguire tells King World News that an extraordinary amount of "paper gold" was dumped today, crashing the price:

http://kingworldnews.com/andrew-maguire-paper-gold-market-trades-6800-to...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
CPowell@GATA.org


Gold Fields, Silver Standard offer C$1.4 billion for miner Kirkland Lake, Reuters says

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By John Tilak and Nicole Mordant
Reuters
Friday, November 11, 2016

Chinese soon will be able to buy North American mining shares, Neumeyer tells KWN

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12:40p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

First Majestic Silver CEO Keith Neumeyer tells King World News today that Chinese retail investors increasingly will be able to purchase shares of North American monetary metals mining companies, which he expects will support their prices. The interview is posted at KWN here:

TF Metals Report reflects on six years following the monetary metals

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12:34p ET Friday, November 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson today reflects on his six years of following the monetary metals markets and provides some technical analysis, if you believe in that sort of thing. His commentary is headlined "Happy Brithday, TFMR" and it's posted here:

http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7980/happy-birthday-tfmr

Trump believed considering former Goldman exec for Treasury secretary

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On a General Election

The accursed power which stands on Privilege
(And goes with Women, and Champagne, and Bridge)
Broke -- and Democracy resumed her reign
(Which goes with Bridge, and Women, and Champagne).

-- Hilaire Belloc, 1923.

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Trump Staff Line Up for White House Jobs

By Eli Stokols
Politico.com, Arlington, Virginia

Meet the new boss -- same as the old boss

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Trump Team Contacted JPMorgan's Dimon for Treasury Role

By Dan Freed
Reuters
Thursday, November 10, 2016

A senior person on President-elect Donald Trump's transition team contacted JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon to see if he would be interested in being U.S. Treasury secretary, a person familiar with the matter said today.

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