Daily Dispatches

Natural law and economic law are with gold, but laws no longer apply

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11:57a ET Thursday, August 28, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold Switzerland interview: Alasdair Macleod on the reasons for owning gold

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10:46p ET Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

FT still can only hint at market rigging by central banks

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11:49p ET Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the conclusion of a series of articles about "asset bubbles," today's Financial Times shows that it is fully aware of market manipulation by central banks but still can't bring itself to put those words together in the same sentence, nor to mention gold in that context.

London Metal Exchange dismissed from U.S. price-fixing lawsuits

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By Jonathan Stempel
Reuters
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

NEW YORK -- A judge has dismissed London Metal Exchange Ltd as a defendant from U.S. antitrust litigation accusing banks and commodity companies of conspiring to drive up aluminum prices by restricting supply, hurting manufacturers and purchasers.

Koos Jansen: Comparison of Chinese silver price is complicated by 17% tax

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8:17a ET Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today that silver prices reported from Shanghai have been including a 17-percent sales tax, complicating their comparison to prices outside the country. Jansen writes that he'll be investigating this subject. His commentary is posted at Bullion Star here:

Leeb suspects a Chinese 'put' under the gold price

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5:22p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fund manager Stephen Leeb tells King World News today that he thinks China again has placed a "put" under the gold price:

http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2014/8/26_Ex...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

GATA secretary to speak at London's Mines and Money conference in December

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3:56p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Mackinder's prophecy

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2:30p ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Clive Maund: Will U.S. break Russia to maintain dollar hegemony?

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11:30a ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chinese gold demand is stronger than reported, MineWeb's Williams writes

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10:08a ET Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chinese gold demand is not slipping as much as mainstream financial news media reports suggest, MineWeb's Lawrence Williams writes today, citing gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen:

http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/content/en/mineweb-gold-analysis?oid=2511...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer

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