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Just wait until it's hypothecated into 145 tonnes


Australian Prospector Unearths 145-Ounce Gold Nugget

By Timna Jacks
The Age, Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, August 25, 2016

At first glance the small lump in the earth looked like worthless scrap.

On closer examination, the prospector guessed it was the tip of an old horseshoe.

Stagnant economy won't support high stock, bond, real estate prices, Embry says


12:45p ET Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's John Embry tells King World News today that the "deep state" is striving to suppress the price of the monetary metals while supporting stocks, bonds, and real estate. But, Embry adds, a stagnant economy won't support the latter valuations forever. His remarks are excerpted at KWN here:

Nobody sells gold like this except to drive the price down in full view


See Zero Hedge's report, headlined "Someone Just Puked $1.5 Billion of Notional Gold," here:



We Are Amid the Biggest Financial Bubble in History;
When It Bursts, Bullion Owned in the Safest Way Will Protect Wealth

Rusoro says it has been awarded $1.2 billion over Venezuelan seizure


By Jim Finkle
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Canada's Rusoro Mining Ltd said Tuesday it has been awarded more than $1.2 billion by a World Bank tribunal that ruled that Venezuela had unlawfully seized the company's gold assets four years ago.

Monetary policy has nationalized Japanese stock market, CLSA analyst says


"There are no markets anymore, just interventions." -- High School Graduate, GATA Washington conference, April 18, 2008.

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By Leslie Shaffer
CNBC, New York
Monday, August 22, 2016

Even a resurgent yen hasn't dampened Japan's stock rally over the past couple months, but that's not necessarily because investors like the market.

Koos Jansen: More indications that China sees gold as key to currency


12:30p ET Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

India's gold smugglers shut out refiners and banks


By Rajendra Jadhav
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

MUMBAI, India -- Indian gold refiners just months ago were ramping up capacity and struggling to secure enough ore from miners. Now they are suspending operations as a surge in smuggled bullion wipes out wafer-thin margins.

Robert Appel: Technical analysis is of little use in manipulated gold market


8:16a ET Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Last chance to buy GATA conference DVDs and posters of Wall St. Journal ad


2:10p ET Monday, August 22, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA soon will be closing its merchandise business, so please consider helping us by purchasing a set of DVD recordings of our Gold Rush 2011 conference in London and our 2005 conference in Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada.

Biggest bond traders are on a negative-yield binge, and can make it pay


By Brian Chappatta and Andrew Wong
Bloomberg News
Sunday, August 21, 2016

It might be considered absurd, if not for the unprecedented contortions in global financial markets.

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