'Rigged' author Stuart Englert interviewed by Charlotte McLeod for Investing News Network

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11:38p ET Thursday, January 14, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Central banks prepare to attack bitcoin as they long have attacked gold

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Bitcoin Faces Regulatory Scrutiny after Rapid Rally

By Eva Szalay, Matthew Vincent, and Martin Arnold
Financial Times, London
Thursday, January 14, 2021

Ronan Manly: London gold 'float" likely still tight despite claim of record inventory

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9p ET Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Facebook restricts Ron Paul's account without explanation

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By Alexandra Hutzler
Newsweek
Monday, January 11, 2021

Former Republican congressman Ron Paul says he has been blocked by Facebook from managing his account over repeated violations of the social media giant's "community standards."

International banks warn of market chaos if court abolishes LIBOR

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By William Shaw and Joel Rosenblatt
Bloomberg News
via BNN/Bloomberg, Toronto
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Some of the world's biggest banks are urging a U.S. judge not to immediately terminate LIBOR after a group of borrowers filed suit claiming the benchmark was the work of a "price-fixing cartel."

Turkey's frantic gold rush points to a financial crisis

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By Aykan Erdemir and John Lechner
The National Interest, Washington
Friday, January 8, 2021

The Turkish economy is "a train wreck in slow motion," in the words of one former central banker.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Gold and silver price forecast for 2021

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5:50p ET Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With his gold and silver price forecast for 2021, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke is confident of more good gains but such volatility that investors will be seriously challenged to realize them by the end of the year.

Lost passwords lock millionaires out of their bitcoin fortunes

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The future of money: Gone.

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By Nathaniel Popper
The New York Times
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Stefan Thomas, a German-born programmer living in San Francisco, has two guesses left to figure out a password that is worth, as of this week, about $220 million.

Former CFTC exec who couldn't spot gold and silver market rigging to head SEC, Reuters says

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Exclusive: Biden to Name Gary Gensler as SEC Chair, Sources Say

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss, Katanga Johnson, and Jarrett Renshaw
Reuters
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Gold investors target 'excessive' executive payouts amid deals

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By Jeff Lewis and Helen Reid
Reuters
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Gold investors critical of lavish executive payouts plan to vote down compensation at upcoming annual shareholder meetings, as soaring prices for the precious metal spur dealmaking.

It is the latest knock against an industry that had only recently won back investor favor after being shunned due to disappointing returns.