Philippines' Duterte warns miners: 'I will tax you to death'


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By Enrico Dela Cruz
Monday, July 24, 2017

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today he wanted to stop exporting mineral resources and might close the mining sector completely and tax miners "to death" if damage to the environment persisted.

'Shrinkflation' has hit over 2,500 consumer products over the past five years


By Katie Morley
The Telegraph, London
Monday, July 24, 2017

More than 2,500 consumer products have shrunk in size over the past five years despite being sold for the same price, official data shows.

Koos Jansen: Did the Dutch central bank lie about its gold bar list?


11a ET Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Charges dropped after 'Whale' accused JPM's Dimon of making him a fall guy


By Francine McKenna, New York
Friday, July 21, 2017

The case against two traders in the infamous "London Whale" case appears to have fallen apart after the Whale himself, considered a key witness, accused J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon of setting him up as a fall guy.

A mini gold rush has descended on Northern California


By Michelle Robertson
San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, July 21, 2017

When asking seasoned miners about this year's so-called gold rush in Northern California, it can be a challenge to obtain trustworthy information.

Greg Ip: Markets urge Fed to leave them alone


By Greg Ig
Dow Jones Newswires
via Fox Business, New York
Wednesday, July 18, 2017