Ethical behavior gives public confidence in Fed, Yellen says

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So how come the Fed opposes being audited by Congress?

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By David Harrison
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday that ethical behavior from the Fed allows the public to trust it is acting on its behalf.

CPM Group's Jeffrey Christian joins Monetary Metals' Board of Advisers

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Company Announcement
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Monetary Metals announces that Jeffrey Christian has become an adviser to the company. Christian IS founder and Managing Partner of CPM Group, a commodities research, consulting, financial advisory, and commodities management firm.

Gold has outperformed S&P 500 since 2001, Sprott analyst says

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By Neils Christensen
Kitco News, Montreal
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

With investors searching far and wide for market gains, one portfolio manager is "puzzled" why gold continues to be ignored and shunned.

Trey Reik, senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management, noted that gold has had an impressive run since 2001, significantly outperforming the S&P 500.

'Buy bitcoin' overtakes 'buy gold' as online search phrase

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By Eddie VanDer Walt
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Add bitcoin to the list of things denting gold's appeal.

Ronan Manly: Will anyone notice LME's new gold and silver reference prices?

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10:10a ET Saturday, November 4, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher Ronan Manly today analyzes the London Metals Exchange's 2-month-old system of posting daily reference prices for gold and silver and finds it not yet very useful or competitive with the prices reported by the Intercontinental Exchange and London Bullion Market Association.

TF Metals Report: Nothing really matters, anyone can see

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12:30p ET Friday, November 3, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Hong Kong gold trade linked to Shenzhen; Dubai, Singapore, Myanmar next?

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900 Kilos of Gold Traded After Launch of New 'Connect' System Linking Hong Kong and Shenzhen

By Enoch Yiu
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Friday, November 3, 2017

http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/2118346/900-kilos-gold-...

Site chosen for Texas bullion depository

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From The Associated Press
via U.S. News & World Report, Washington
Friday, November 3, 2017

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/texas/articles/2017-11-03/leande...

AUSTIN, Texas -- An Austin-area city will be home to the Texas Bullion Depository, with construction expected to begin early next year.

Bitcoin may be biggest challenge yet to gold and silver

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By Mark DeCambre
MarketWatch.com, New York
Friday, November 3, 2017

Is bitcoin knocking some of the shine off gold?

Iran asks Putin to eliminate use of dollar to isolate U.S.

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By Belinda Robinson
Daily Express, London
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Iran's supreme leader has urged Russian president Vladimir Putin to join forces with Tehran to beat the United States' sanctions against them by ditching the dollar.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei branded the United States an enemy and urged Moscow to sever ties with the U.S. currency.