GATA

Holter muses on China's silver scheme; Barron doubts new raid on gold ETFs

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2:40p ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: Economic outlook darkens

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9:49a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Use of gold as collateral in China is actually positive for gold, Rule tells KWN

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8a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

What the World Gold Council construes as negative for gold, the supposed use of the metal as collateral for commodity loans in China, is actually bullish, Sprott Asset Management's Rick Rule tells King World News.

Asia takes every ounce West unloads but gold will fall for two years, GFMS says

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Gold Price Likely to Average $1,225 in 2014 as Investors Shy Away: GFMS

By Ben Kilbey
Platt's Metals Daily
Thursday, April 17, 2014

http://www.platts.com/latest-news/metals/london/gold-price-likely-to-ave...

Paper gold falls in West but premium for real metal jumps in India

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Official Gold Supply Dries Up Further

Hawala Premium Crosses 4% as Akshay Tritiya Boosts Demand; Spot Delivery Premium also Doubles

By Rajesh Bhayan
Business Standard, New Delhi
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/official-gold-supply-dr...

Conspiracy fact: Top central bankers meet secretly every six weeks at BIS

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The Eroding Power of Central Banks

By Michael Sauga and Anne Seith
Der Spiegel, Hamburg, Germany
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Since the financial crisis, central banks have slashed interest rates, purchased vast quantities of sovereign bonds, and bailed out banks. Now, though, their influence appears to be on the wane with measures producing paltry results. Do they still have control?