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De Gaulle was sure U.S. gold was gone 50 years ago, von Greyerz says

Section: Daily Dispatches

7p ET Sunday, January 27, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

At this distance in time it's just hearsay but Swiss gold fund manager Egon von Greyerz tells King World News tonight that reliable sources tell him that French President Charles de Gaulle was sure a half century ago that the United States had already exhausted its gold reserve through its price-suppression policy.

At least no one is likely to argue that President Nixon's terminating the U.S. dollar's convertibility into gold for foreign sovereigns suggested a great surplus of the monetary metal in U.S. government vaults.

Von Greyerz's comments are posted at KWN here:

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


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