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Lundin Gold looks for acquisitions and is open to a takeover

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, January 24, 2020

With its first commercial production around the corner, Lundin Gold Inc. is looking at options to grow -- including acquisitions.

Vampire squid goes politically correct in U.S. and Europe but not Asia

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Goldman to Refuse IPOs If All Directors Are White, Straight Men

By Jeff Green
Bloomberg News
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The era of the white, all-male board is coming to an end.

Obscure Chinese company buys vast stock of metals U.S. labels 'critical' to industry

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By Mark Burton and Jack Farchy
Bloomberg News
Thursday, January 23, 2020

A little-known Chinese company has bought up a vast stockpile of metals that are indispensable to the electronics industry, including enough indium to satisfy six years of global demand of the material found in flat-screen televisions and cellphones the world over.

Barrick Gold's 'long safari' ends with Tanzania deal

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By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala
Reuters
Friday, January 24, 2020

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- Canada's Barrick Gold Corp. today signed a deal with Tanzania in which the government will take stakes in three gold mines, ending a long-running tax dispute and setting a template for negotiations with other firms.

Pam and Russ Martens: Alumni of the 'vampire squid' control two Fed banks, U.S. Treasury, ECB, and Bank of England

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By Pam and Russ Martens
Wall Street on Parade
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Why not call the BIS before contriving explanations for gold's direction?

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9:50p ET Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Practially every day prompts those who consider themselves market analysts to contrive explanations for movements in the gold price, no matter how implausible.

Zaner Metals in Chicago attributed today's slight decline in the gold price to concerns about the new virus that has appeared in China:

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