Juncker vows to turn euro into reserve currency to rival dollar

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By Mehreen Khan and Jim Brunsden
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Jean-Claude Juncker has vowed to turn the euro into a global reserve currency that could rival the dollar as part of the European Union's drive to reduce its financial dependence on the United States. 

U.S. securities law covers cryptocurrencies, judge rules

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By Brendan Pierson
Reuters
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NEW YORK -- U.S. securities law can be used to prosecute fraud cases over cryptocurrency offerings, a New York federal judge ruled on Tuesday in what appeared to be the first court decision to address the issue.

Putin says Russia and China will reduce use of dollar in trade

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From Agence France-Presse
via Channel News Asia, Singapore
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that Moscow and Beijing plan to use their own national currencies more often in trade deals as Russia's relations with the West deteriorate.

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Hugo Salinas Price: Memoirs of an unemployed man

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8p ET Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China seeks advice from Wall Street bankers and Barrick Chairman Thornton

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Will he recommend buying more gold to democratize the world financial system?

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Beijing Summons Top Wall Street Bankers for Tariff Talks

By Tom Mitchell
Financial Times, London
Sunday, September 9, 2018

Monetary metals derivatives soar, so who ARE those guys?

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12:36p ET Tuesday, September 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

IMF's former chief economist couldn't be more naive

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Acting through intermediaries, the Fed essentially already does what he proposes.

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Fed Should Buy Stocks If There Is Another Steep Recession, IMF's Former Chief Economist Says

By Greg Robb
MarketWatch.com, New York
Monday, September 10, 2018

The Federal Reserve buying stocks? How about financing the federal deficit? Or buying goods?

Pristine 5th-century gold coins found under Italian theater

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Looks like somebody forgot to tell his heirs about them before he died.

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By Charlie Moore
Daily Mail, London
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A stash of fifth-century gold coins worth millions has been found buried in a pot under an Italian theatre.

Builders demolishing the former Cressoni theater in Como were stunned to discover the cache last Wednesday.

Huge gold nuggets could save mining town in western Australia

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'There Was Just Gold Everywhere, as Far as You Could See' -- Miners Discover 90 kg of the Precious Metal -- Worth a Whopping $15 Million -- in Just Four Days

By Kelsey Wilkie
Daily Mail, London
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A $15 million gold discovery could change the fate of a struggling Western Australian town.

When will Bloomberg do a story about the human costs of gold price suppression?

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And when will South Africa's own government care about that issue?

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'Will I Come Back Dead?' Human Costs of South African Gold

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Sunday, September 9, 2018

After more than two decades of improving mine safety since the end of apartheid, South Africa's progress has stalled with an increase in gold-mining deaths.