India is another rich country insisting on being poor ...

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... and a tool of the developed world.

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India Can Produce 100 tonnes of Gold Per Year, Expert Says

From the Indo-Asian News Service
via The Times of India, Mumbai
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/fashion-/-co...

Russian oil firm seeks alternative to dollars, Reuters says

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By Gleb Gorodyankin and Olga Yagova
Reuters
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

MOSCOW -- Russian oil producer Surgutneftegaz is pushing buyers to agree to pay for oil in euros instead of dollars if the need arises, apparently as insurance against possible tougher U.S. sanctions, traders who deal with the firm told Reuters.

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China's premier insists it's not devaluing the yuan

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China Won't Devalue Yuan to Boost Exports, Premier Li Says

From Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hours after China and the U.S. announced their latest tariff salvos in the escalating trade war, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the nation wouldn't devalue its currency to make its exports more competitive.

Zimbabwe miner may pay suppliers in gold amid national cash shortage

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Another rich country insisting on being poor instead of digging its own money out of its own ground.

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Metallon May Pay Suppliers in Gold Amid Zimbabwe Cash Shortage

By Godfrey Marawanyika
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Stefan Gleason: Trump's back-door power play to rein in the Fed

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By Stefan Gleason
Money Metals News Service
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

"Just run the presses -- print money."

That's what President Donald Trump supposedly instructed his former chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, to do in response to the budget deficit. The quote appears in Bob Woodward's controversial book "Fear: Trump in the White House."

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Trade wars, tariffs, and the peg

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2:47p ET Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ted Butler: Is the COT report still valid?

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2:02p ET Monday, September 17, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst and rigging critic Ted Butler today explains why, despite the extreme conditions it reflects, he believes that the gold and silver futures market trader positioning data reported by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is still accurate and predictive.

South African unions sign three-year contract with AngloGold

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By Paul Burkhardt
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 17, 2018

Labor groups representing more than 60 percent of workers at AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., a major South African gold producer, signed a three-year wage deal with the company.

Shanghai Gold Exchange begins trading Chinese panda gold coins

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By Ronan Manly
Bullion Star, Singapore
Monday, September 17, 2018

Barrick increasingly seems to be a Chinese tool

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Barrick Gold Seeks Chinese Partners, May Slash Headcount, Globe and Mail Says

By Natalie Obiko Pearson
Bloombrg News
Saturday, September 15, 2018

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-15/barrick-gold-seeks-ch...