Daily Dispatches

The gold miner excavating nothing but 13 years of red tape

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By Swansy Afonso, Rajesh Kumar Singh, and Archana Chaudhary
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

After more than a decade struggling to cut through red tape to mine gold in India, Sandeep Lakhwara could be forgiven for thinking things couldn't get much worse. Then they did.

Robert Appel: Here's what the Fed doesn't want you to know about gold prices

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10:33a HKT Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mike Kosares: Quietly the advantage in gold goes to private investors

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Big Banks, Hedge Funds Key Factors in 2016 Gold Surge

By Michael Kosares, Editor
USAGold's News & Views
USAGold, Denver
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Two traders fined over gold spoofing

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From the Financial Times, London
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

China's gold intent -- ICBC bank reclassified as an LBMA market maker

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By Mark O'Byrne
GoldCore, Dublin
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

ICBC Standard Bank, China and the world's largest bank, has been reclassified as a spot market making member of the London Bullion Market Association with effect from today, according to a note posted on the LBMA website last night. ...

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New York Fed president refuses a question about gold swaps in public

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3:20p HKT Tuesday, April 3, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Last week at a public forum the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, William Dudley, was asked whether the Federal Reserve has engaged in gold swaps with other central banks. He refused to answer.

New York Sun: The Gilder

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From the New York Sun
Monday, April 4, 2016

Truth can take a long time to get out but cycles do turn, von Greyerz tells KWN

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7:25p HKT Monday, April 4, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ronan Manly: Singapore Exchange's gold kilobar contract flops

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7:16p HKT Monday, April 4, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher Ronan Manly reports today that the Singapore Exchange's touted gold kilobar contract has failed utterly, with trading volume practically zero. Manly's report is headlined "SGX Kilobar Gold Contract vs. Trading with BullionStar" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

GATA secretary covers gold and commodity market rigging on CNBC Asia

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10:34a HKT Monday, April 4, 2016

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