Ted Butler: A voice from the grave?

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6p ET Thursday, May 2, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reflecting today on the career and death of former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission member Bart Chilton, silver market analyst Ted Butler suggests that in his last days Chilton confirmed manipulation of the silver market by JPMorganChase to perform one last good deed for public service.

Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton's obituary confirms cause of death

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10:42a ET Thursday, May 2, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The obituary provided by the family of former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission member Bart Chilton was posted today by the Arlington, Virginia, funeral home in charge of funeral arrangements, and it confirms that he died from "complications from pancreatic and related cancers."

Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton's last interview recalled

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7:40p ET Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Kinesis Launches the Kinesis Mint, physical gold and silver on the blockchain

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Company Announcement
via PR Newswire, Chicago
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker

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By Peter Hobson
Reuters
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

LONDON -- The London Bullion Market Association said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business.

Hemke ready for gold rally as Reik sees central bank support

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10:47p ET Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke of the TF Metals Report, writing at Sprott Money, explains why he thinks the latest "washing and rinsing" of monetary metals speculators by the bullion banks is through and a rally in the metals is imminent:

https://www.sprottmoney.com/Blog/ahead-of-the-fed-craig-hemke-30-042019....

Fed considers another mechanism for 'tinkering' with markets

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Fed Is Looking at a New Program that Could Be Another Version of 'Quantitative Easing'

By Jeff Cox
CNBC, New York
Monday, April 29, 2019

Hugo Salinas Price: Decline in world's monetary reserves signals end to dollar as reserve currency

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7:14p ET Monday, April 20, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The decline of the monetary reserves of central banks since August 2004 suggests a consensus that the U.S. dollar's role as the world reserve currency is coming to an end because the United States now consistently produces far less than it consumes from the rest of the world.

Chilton's death attributed to complications of pancreatic cancer

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Bart Chilton, Former CFTC Commissioner and High-Frequency Trading Critic, Is Dead at 58

By Yen Nee Lee
CNBC, New York
Monday, April 29, 2019

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/29/bart-chilton-former-cftc-commissioner-di...

Bart Chilton, a former commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and advocate for cryptocurrency regulation, has died.

Chilton's support for 'little guy,' opposition to silver manipulation, noted by FT

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Bart Chilton, former CFTC commissioner, 1960-2019

Flamboyant, folksy image signaled his identification with the 'little man'

By Philip Stafford
Financial Times, London
Monday, April 29, 2019

Bart Chilton, one of the most distinctive and controversial figures in financial-market regulation, has died at the age of 58.