Daily Dispatches

Swiss banks won't let depositors withdraw gold, Maguire tells KWN

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3:35p ET Friday, July 20, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

London metals trader Andrew Maguire today tells King World News he is hearing more complaints from gold owners that they lately have been refused withdrawal of their gold by Swiss banks, even though the gold supposedly was being held on an allocated basis.

Currency war erupts as Trump blames China, EU for 'manipulating'

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By Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Friday, July 20, 2018

The currency war has arrived.

Putin hedges Trump bet by dumping Treasuries to safeguard assets

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By Anna Andrianova, Evgenia Pismennaya, and Olga Tanas
Bloomberg News
Friday, July 20, 2018

Russian officials are hoping Vladimir Putin's rapport with Donald Trump will lead to rapprochement with the U.S. But they're not taking any chances.

Trump says China, EU, others are manipulating their currencies

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From Bloomberg News
Friday, July 20, 2018

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-20/trump-says-china-eu-h...

President Donald Trump says China and the European Union have been manipulating their currencies, Bloomberg News reports.

Dave Kranzler: Prelude to a 2008 event -- paper gold manipulation intensifies

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12:42p ET Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold has been smashed for two months in the paper markets in London and New York, Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics writes today, to protect the U.S. dollar and particularly the exploding volume of dollar debt and derivative-laden Deutsche Bank.

Venezuela refining gold in Turkey to avoid sanctions

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From Reuters
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

CARACAS -- Venezuela's central bank this year began refining gold in Turkey following a wave of international sanctions that have left it unwilling to carry out such operations in Switzerland, the country's mining minister said today.

Moscow mystery: Where did all its Treasuries go?

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By Brian Chappatta
Bloomberg News
Thursday, July 19, 2018

U.S. bond traders are fixated on Russia this week for a much different reason than most Americans.

Ronan Manly: Chinese gold market is still in the driver's seat

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9:30p ET Wednesday, July 19, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Paulson says suitor is interested in acquiring Detour Gold

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Paulson & Co., the hedge fund run by billionaire manager John Paulson, said it has received information from Detour Gold Corp. that a major gold miner is interested in potentially acquiring it. Detour surged as much as 13 percent after the news.

Jim Rickards: How the U.S. controls the world financial system to coerce everyone

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10:55a ET Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

An excellent primer on the U.S. government's control of the world financial system and U.S. use of the system to coerce other countries was provided yesterday at the Daily Reckoning by fund manager and newsletter writer James G. Rickards.

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