Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Potential impacts of the yuan-gold peg

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9:14p ET Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report, writing tonight at Sprott Money, says the recent tight correlation between Chinese yuan and gold prices indicates massive intervention in the gold market by China to keep commodity prices down as China devalues the yuan in its trade war with the United States.

Stefan Gleason: The swamp vs. alternative currencies

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By Stefan Gleason
Money Metals News Service
Monday, July 23, 2018

In Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's testimony before Congress last week, he reiterated his intent to continue the central bank's gradual rate-hiking campaign.

Among those who are "not thrilled" about the prospect of higher interest rates: the president of the United States. ...

AngloGold prepares to give up on South Africa

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And why not? The country has already given up on itself.

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AngloGold Says There's No Escaping Demise of South African Gold

By Felix Njini, Antony Sguazzin, Sam Mkokeli, and Paul Burkhardt
Bloomberg News
Monday, July 23, 2018

J.P. Konig: Turkey's attempt to mop up mattress gold

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8:18p ET Monday, July 23, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Cook Islands gold note shows technology remonetizing gold

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3:35p ET Monday, July 23, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold is back in circulation in small denominations as official government currency issued by the small South Pacific country of the Cook Islands, whose gold-containing bills are manufactured by the Valaurum company in Portland, Oregon.

Russian financial analyst expects gold price suppression

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Russia Ditching U.S. Treasuries for Gold to Protect Economy and Diversify, Analysts Tell RT

From Russia Today, Moscow
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Russia ditching U.S. Treasuries for gold in bid to protect economy and diversify, analysts tell RT

New York Sun: Will Trump take on the Fed?

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From the New York Sun
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Dollar isn't rising, isn't causing gold's fall, Murphy tells GoldSeek Radio

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10:33a ET Saturday, July 21, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Venezuelan gold doesn't seem to be returning from Turkey

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Venezuela Exported $779 Million in Gold to Turkey in 2018, Data Says

By Humeyra Pamuk and Corina Pons
Reuters
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Venezuela exported $779 million of gold to Turkey in 2018, according to Turkish government statistics, further evidence that the South American country is shifting its pattern of trade following a wave of sanctions that began last year.

Barrick is Paulson's bidder for Detour Gold, sources tell Bloomberg

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By Scott Deveau
Bloomberg News
Friday, July 20, 2018

Barrick Gold Corp. is the undisclosed gold miner that was asked to sign a confidentiality agreement alongside activist investor John Paulson to discuss potentially buying Detour Gold Corp., according to people familiar with the matter.