BIS reduces its gold swaps by two-thirds over last two months


By Robert Lambourne
Friday, May 24, 2019

Does Ray Dalio really not know better than to invest in GLD?


10:22p ET Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fighting gold price suppression by central banks and their market rigging generally would be a lot easier with the help of some of those people who have great resources and purport to be gold advocates themselves but who knowingly or unknowingly assist the other side.

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No inflation? Google buys Manhattan building for 100 times 1996 price


Google to Buy Manhattan Building for 100 Times 1996 Price

By Joshua Chaffin
Financial Times, London
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Google has agreed to pay $600 million to acquire a historic building in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District -- a hundred times what it was sold for in 1996 -- in a deal that reflects the tech company's growing footprint in New York City.

If its trade with U.S. ends, China might not need to support dollar with Treasury purchases anymore


Could China Dump Its U.S. Treasuries to Fight the Trade War? A Contrarian View is Emerging in Beijing

By Karen Yeung
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sahil Mahtani: The dollar may be knocked off its pedestal


America's Competitors, Friend and Foe, Have Opportunities to Challenge the U.S. Currency

By Sahil Mahtani
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

GATA chairman discusses JPM's domination of silver market, news media's blindness


8:30p ET Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: