Daily Dispatches

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Moment of 'Minsky' reckoning may be near for China, banking guru warns

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Monday, January 21, 2019

China is in the grip of an increasingly dangerous downturn and may be forced to rescue large parts of its financial and economic system, the world's leading expert on debt crises has warned.

Indian government's scheme to paperize citizens' gold has failed

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Centre's Gold Bond Scheme Fails to Glitter

By Annapurna Singh
Deccan Herald, Bangalore, India
Sunday, January 20, 2019

AngloGold Ashanti advised to give up on South Africa

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AngloGold Faces South African Dilemma as M&A Gold Rush Quickens

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Two decades ago Anglo American Plc created the world's No. 1 gold miner by merging its South African assets. Having long since been eclipsed by its rivals, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. may need to leave home to keep up.

Myrmikan's Dan Oliver: Our currency is now OUR problem

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8:37p ET Saturday, January 19, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With its debt exploding and its international position weakening, the United States will choose to weaken the dollar as it has done before, Dan Oliver of Myrmikan Capital in New York (http://www.myrmikan.com) writes in his firm's brilliant letter for January.

Matt Taibbi: Has the government legalized secret defense spending?

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Well, it long has legalized secret market rigging, so don't be too surprised.

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By Matt Taibbi
Rolling Stone, New York
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

No, Barron's, the gold supply can be and has been increased much -- with imaginary metal

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This dispatch is being sent a second time because the Barron's report cited therein, originally posted in the clear, seems to be unavailable to certain readers.

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9:13a ET Saturday, January 19, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

After sanctions, Russia becomes fifth biggest gold holder

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By Polina Devitt and Elena Fabrichnaya
Reuters
Friday, January 18, 2019

MOSCOW -- Russia has overtaken China to become the world's fifth largest official-sector holder of gold as Western sanctions drove buying by its central bank to record highs in 2018, its data showed on Friday.

Alasdair Macleod: Crypto credibility

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1:29p ET Friday, January 18, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Wyoming legislators see gold, silver reducing risk in state investments

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By JP Cortez
Sound Money Defense League, Eagle, Idaho
Thursday, January 17, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- A group of Wyoming legislators this week introduced three bills to de-risk the state’s financial holdings with modest allocations to physical gold and silver in the state's pension fund, reserve fund, and mineral trust fund.

J.P. Koning: How California stayed with gold when the rest of the U.S. adopted fiat money

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9:15p ET Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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