Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Another great oxymoron -- LBMA 'transparency'

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8:38p ET Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London gold market data published today by the London Bullion Market Association, the TF Metal Report's Craig Hemke writes at Sprott Money, demonstrates what a fraud the market is, as it purports to trade every day more than a third of the world's annual gold production and 42 percent of annual silver production.

London gold market comes clean: It's not as big as thought

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By Eddie van der Walt, Rupert Rowling, and Anna Edwards
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 20, 2108

London's gold market owned up to the biggest secret in bullion: It's not as big as some thought and, for last week at least, smaller than New York's.

Chilton says CFTC found much evidence of silver rigging; Schiff calls rigging 'rumor'

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11:03a ET Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin-rigging criminal probe focused on tie to Tether

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By Matt Robinson and Tom Schoenberg
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

As Bitcoin plunges, the U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether last year's epic rally was fueled in part by manipulation, with traders driving it up with Tether -- a popular but controversial digital token.

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream as use dries up

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By Tom Wilson
Reuters
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

LONDON -- The use of bitcoin for commercial payments has dropped dramatically this year, even as the original digital coin starts to fulfill one of the basic features of any payment currency: stability.

Next rally in monetary metals will be an explosion, GATA chairman says

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9:49p ET Monday, November 19, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Volcker's updated autobiography urges gold price suppression

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11p ET Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With the latest version of his autobiography, published last month, "Keeping At It -- the Quest for Sound Money and Good Government" --

https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/paul-volcker/keeping-at-it/978...

Volcker's updated autobiography urges gold price suppression

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11p ET Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With the latest version of his autobiography, published last month, "Keeping At It -- the Quest for Sound Money and Good Government" --

https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/paul-volcker/keeping-at-it/978...

GoldMoney's Mene aims to bring monetary jewelry west from Asia

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2:40p ET Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Explaining this week why GoldMoney has gotten into the jewelry business with a new company called Mene, CEO Roy Sebag makes a point not fully recognized in the gold business in the West: that most gold jewelry owned in Asia is not for mere decoration but also for savings and investment. That is, it's monetary jewelry.

Support GATA by subscribing to The Calandra Report

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1:51p ET Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Our longtime friend the intrepid world-traveling market analyst Thom Calandra, publisher of The Calandra Report financial letter, is generously offering GATA supporters a deeply discounted one-year subscription offer in which half the price will be donated to GATA.