Finance now runs the world and productive economy is an afterthought, Embry says

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12:15p ET Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Secret central bank interventions are the worst market disruptions, Turk says

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5:08p ET Monday, December 15, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Secret central bank interventions are the reason for the withdrawal of a big commodity trading company from the gold market, GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk tells King World News today.

Let them eat gold -- if, in depression-stricken Spain, they have the money

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Spain's Gold Dust Bread 'World's Most Pricey'

From The Local, Madrid, Spain
Friday, December 12, 2014

http://www.thelocal.es/20141212/spains-gold-dust-bread-worlds-most-price...

Spain is the home of cheap breakfasts with a set menu comprised of toast, coffee, and orange juice often coming in at least than E3.

Koos Jansen: Why Austria is likely to repatriate its gold from London

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10:46a ET Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA secretary interviewed about secret futures trading by central banks

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8:12a ET Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Your secretary/treasurer, interviewed by Nick Hodge of the Outsider Club at the New Orleans Investment Conference in October, discussed U.S. government records showing that central banks are secretly trading all major futures markets in the United States:

http://www.gata.org/node/14385

http://www.gata.org/node/14411

James Quinn: Bank of England has missed its chance for greater transparency

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By James Quinn
The Telegraph, London
Thursday, December 11, 2014

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11289020/The-Bank-of-Englan...

When Gordon Brown gave the Bank of England independence from political control just four days after Labour swept to power in May 1997, it was with a fanfare.

Koos Jansen: Shanghai Gold Exchange chief's data disputes WGC's China demand estimates

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11:50p ET Friday, December 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Data from the chairman of the Shanghai Gold Exchange shows that the World Gold Council's estimates of China's gold demand are very understated, Bullion Star market analyst and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today:

https://www.bullionstar.com/blog/koos-jansen/wgc-notes-2014-chinese-gold...

Alasdair Macleod: Spare dollars

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11:45p ET Friday, December 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Audit urges Austria's central bank to diversify gold vaulting from Bank of England

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11:36p ET Friday, December 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Zero Hedge cites a report in the Vienna newspaper Der Standard that auditors have recommended that the Austrian Central Bank diversify the vaulting of its gold reserves out of the Bank of England:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-12-12/breaking-austria-considers-repa...

Metal and paper gold markets in London are fracturing, Maguire tells KWN

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11:21p ET Friday, December 12, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London metals trader Andrew Maguire tells King World News today that the gold metal and paper markets in London are fracturing on the eve of a big "reset":

http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2014/12/12_M...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer