Company adds 'Blockchain' to its name and its shares surge nearly 400%

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By Lisa Pham
Bloomberg News
Friday, October 27, 2017

A British company that has been investing in internet and information businesses is having its best day on record.

Alasdair Macleod: America's stagflation

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11:37a CT Thursday, October 26, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his commentary today, GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod argues that central banks already have lost control of interest rates as the world approaches another financial crisis.

Chris Powell: The essentially prohibited questions about the price of gold

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Gold Market Manipulation Update

Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

All you really need to know about gold could have been surmised from a story on the front page of The Wall Street Journal on August 10:

http://www.gata.org/node/17562

India's efforts to curb the rupee are getting harder

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By Subhadip Sircar and Anirban Nag
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

India's currency management just got harder.

The gold crime technical analysis can't see or defend against

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12:42p CT Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

There's a little progress this week in the field of gold market analysis, for in his latest commentary, headlined "Motive, Means, and Opportunity, But No Crime" --

http://tsi-blog.com/2017/10/motive-means-and-opportunity-but-no-crime/

Did these mining giants just confirm the next gold frontier -- Ecuador?

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By Dave Forest
OilPrice.com, London
Monday, October 23, 2017

There was a breakthrough deal in the Tanzania gold sector late last week, with major miner Barrick agreeing to pay the government $300 million and surrender a 16-percent stake in operations in order to end an impasse that's halted production.

Jury finds ex-HSBC executive guilty of fraud in $3.5 billion currency trade

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By Brendan Pierson
Reuters
Monday, October 23, 2017

NEW YORK -- A U.S. jury today found a former HSBC Holdings executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.

Venezuela fails to reclaim the gold it pawned to Deutsche Bank

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That's a lot more central bank gold that hit the market since the swap was undertaken in 2016.

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Venezuela Allows $1.7 Billion Gold Swap with Deutsche Bank to Lapse, Legislator Says

By Corina Pons
Reuters
Monday, October 22, 2017

Ted Butler: Fear of silver shorting spurs Scotia to sell its metals division

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12:39 CT Monday, October 23, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler speculates today that the Bank of Nova Scotia is seeking to sell its metals trading division, ScotiaMocatta, because the bank realizes that the silver shorting business in which the division has specialized is a potentially disastrous liability.

Ron Paul: Trump's picks for Fed chairman are just more of the same

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By Ron Paul
The Ron Paul Institute, Clute, Texas
Monday, October 23, 2017