Gold market is moving from West to East, Shanghai exchange chief says

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Shanghai Gold Exchange Marks 15th Anniversary

From Xinhua News Agency, Beijing
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

SHANGHAI -- The Shanghai Gold exchange celebrated its 15th anniversary on Monday.

The exchange started business on Oct. 30, 2002, and the last 15 years have been a journey of the opening up of China's gold market, the exchange said in a statement.

Royal Canadian Mint-stamped gold wafer appears to be fake

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By Stu Mills
Canandian Broadcasting Corp., Toronto
Monday, October 30, 2017

he Royal Canadian Mint is investigating how a sealed, "pure gold" wafer with proper mint stampings may in fact be a fake.

Dave Kranzler: Oil for gold -- real or imagined?

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4:51p ET Sunday, October 29, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics writes today that "a gold-backed yuan-denominated oil futures contract is inevitable, just maybe not on the timeline preferred by the Western gold investing community." Kranzler's commentary is headlined "Oil for Gold -- Real or Imagined?" and it's posted at IRD here:

Bill Murphy: Nearly two decades of fighting the Gold Cartel

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Remarks by Bill Murphy, Chairman
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Next year will be the 20th year, or two decades, that Chris Powell, the GATA army, and I have been out there doing what we could to expose the gold price suppression scheme by what we call the Gold Cartel.

New York Sun: Is America on a gold standard?

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From the New York Sun
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Has America been secretly on the gold standard?

Federal prosecutors are investigating Wells Fargo FX business, report says

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By Rick Rothacker
Charlotte (North Carolina) Observers
Friday, October 27, 2017

Federal prosecutors in San Francisco are investigating foreign-exchange trading at Wells Fargo following the departure of four bankers in the unit this month, the Wall Street Journal reported today.

Company adds 'Blockchain' to its name and its shares surge nearly 400%

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By Lisa Pham
Bloomberg News
Friday, October 27, 2017

A British company that has been investing in internet and information businesses is having its best day on record.

Alasdair Macleod: America's stagflation

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11:37a CT Thursday, October 26, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his commentary today, GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod argues that central banks already have lost control of interest rates as the world approaches another financial crisis.

Chris Powell: The essentially prohibited questions about the price of gold

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Gold Market Manipulation Update

Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

All you really need to know about gold could have been surmised from a story on the front page of The Wall Street Journal on August 10:

http://www.gata.org/node/17562

India's efforts to curb the rupee are getting harder

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By Subhadip Sircar and Anirban Nag
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

India's currency management just got harder.