Dave Kranzler: Employment report is opposite of what was publicized

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9:05a ET Saturday, September 8, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Yesterday's employment report from the U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics was the opposite of what was presented by mainstream financial news organizations, Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics writes.

Congressmen introduce bill to end taxation of monetary metals

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From Money Metals News Service
Friday, September 7, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia, today introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion.

Deutsche Bank's top investor, a Chinese conglomerate, told to dump its stake

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From Bloomberg News
Thursday, September 7, 2018

Deutsche Bank AG's top investor, China's HNA Group Co., plans to exit its entire stake in Germany's largest lender as it reverses a debt-fueled acquisition spree, according to people briefed on the matter.

Fed rejects bank for being too safe

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1:49p ET Thursday, September 6, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bloomberg News opinion columnist Matt Levine today reports that the Federal Reserve is blocking the bid of a bank recently formed in Connecticut to give ordinary bank depositors access to the much higher rate of interest paid by the Fed to regular banks.

Alasdair Macleod: Apocalypse, or not?

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1:33p ET Thursday, September 6, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold market intervention by BIS declines after $100 price plunge

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By Robert Lambourne
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Gold swaps and gold derivatives undertaken by the Bank for International Settlements appear to have declined by about 24 percent in August, according to the bank's statements of account for that month and July:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180831.pdf

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180731.pdf

Crazy rich Asians advised to increase gold holdings amid market turmoil

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Asia’s Super-Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Their Portfolios to Protect Assets Amid Storms Pounding Equity Markets

By Louise Moon
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

GoldMoney's Macleod, interviewed on 'Keiser Report,' envisions a gold-backed yuan

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9p ET Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Comex silver to test 2015 lows

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7:12p ET Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Japan braces for gold smuggling rush in shadow of tax hike

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By Aiko Munakata
Nikkei Asian Review, Tokyo
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

TOKYO -- As Japan prepares to raise the consumption tax for the first time in half a decade next year, the Ministry of Finance worries that gold smuggling will also get a boost.