Daily Dispatches

Roberts and Kranzler: Fed stomps gold harder to support dollar at key level

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7:35p ICT Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Hong Kong, New Zealand investigate banks over FX manipulation

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By Rachel Armstrong
Reuters
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Regulators in Hong Kong and New Zealand said on Tuesday that they are investigating banks' conduct in the foreign exchange market as part of an investigation tied to the global probe into FX markets.

Exchanges, not funds and banks, are the real culprits in high-frequency trading

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Fault Runs Deep in Ultrafast Trading

By Andrew Ross Sorkin
The New York Times
Monday, March 31, 2014

"The United States stock market, the most iconic market in global capitalism, is rigged."

FBI investigating high-speed trading

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By Scott Patterson and Michael Rothfeld
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 31, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing whether high-speed trading firms are engaging in insider trading by taking advantage of fast-moving market information unavailable to other investors.

World Gold Council plans another seminar for people who don't think about gold

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10:47a ICT Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Contradicting the repeated assertions of a member of its Board of Directors, Franco-Nevada Chairman Pierre Lassonde, that central bankers "spend no time whatsoever thinking about gold" --

http://www.gata.org/node/13683

http://www.gata.org/node/13685

http://www.gata.org/node/13105

'Nothing real' anymore in the financial markets, Embry tells KWN

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9a ICT Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Swiss, UK watchdogs step up scrutiny on forex traders

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By Caroline Copley and Patrick Graham
Reuters
Monday, March 31, 2014

Swiss and British regulators stepped up their scrutiny of alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets on Monday, as watchdogs take a closer look at whether banks have a tight enough grip on the behavior of their traders.

High-speed traders rip investors off, author Michael Lewis tells '60 Minutes'

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By Nick Baker and Sam Mamudi
Bloomberg News
Monday, March 31, 2014

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-30/high-frequency-traders-ripping-...

Gold repatriation becomes an issue in the Solomon Islands

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Why Our Gold Bars Are in Hong Kong

By Daniel Namosuaia
Solomon Star
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Monday, March 31, 2014

http://www.solomonstarnews.com/news/business/23139-why-our-gold-bars-in-...

The Central Bank of the Solomon Islands says investing the country's gold bars in Hong Kong is important because of the closeness to buyers.

Koos Jansen: West-to-East gold exodus in full swing

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12:02p ICT Monday, March 31, 2014

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