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Trump to nominate a critic and an insider to Federal Reserve
By Jeanna Smialek
The New York Times
Thursday, January 16, 2020
WASHINGTON — President Trump said today he would formally nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, about six months after Mr. Trump said he intended to add the two to the central bank.
Ms. Shelton, a critic of the Fed who has long supported backing the dollar with gold or some other anchor, has spent the intervening time tweeting her support of Mr. Trump's administration and its policies. Mr. Waller, executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, has kept out of the spotlight.
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Dunnedin Drills New Copper-Gold Porphyry Discovery
in 'Gate Zone' at MPD Project in Southern British Columbia
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: DVI) today reports results from its first drill program at its 100-percent owned MPD copper-gold porphyry project in southern British Columbia. The MPD project is accessible year-round from paved highways 5A and 97C.
Discovery drill hole MPD-19-003 has intersected the new Gate Zone containing the highest-grade porphyry copper-gold mineralization reported in drill core at the MPD property to-date.
The new discovery underlies a large copper-in-soil anomaly with over 1 kilometre of strike at the "Prime" area of the project. More than 100 historical drill holes containing copper and gold mineralization define a large, likely multi-center porphyry system across 10 square kilometers of the MPD project
The Gate Zone includes intervals of higher-grade copper-gold within a broad lower grade interval, with mineralization present from near surface to a vertical depth of 800 meters, and remains open at depth. ...
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Ms. Shelton and Mr. Waller will now be vetted by the Senate Banking Committee and must be confirmed by the Senate. If that happens, the president will have nearly a full suite of his own picks at the Fed board. He will have nominated six of the seven sitting governors. ...
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