Daily Dispatches

LBMA defense of London gold fixing distracts from central bank involvement

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10:03p ET Saturday, April 19, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The March edition of the London Bullion Market Association's magazine, The Alchemist -- presumably named for the ability of LBMA members to turn gold into paper -- carries a long defense of the daily London gold price fixings against complaints that they are likely manipulated by their participating bullion banks.

Gene Arensberg: What's important -- what Comex participants say or what they do?

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9p ET Saturday, April 19, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Russia, China likely to stop buying Treasuries, ex-White House financial aide says

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9p ET Friday, April 18, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Former Bush administration financial aide Philippa Malmgren tells King World News that Russia and China are likely to stop buying U.S. Treasuries altogether and that separatism is rampant around the world, not peculiar to Ukraine:

Merger talks between gold giants Barrick and Newmont break down

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By Gillian Tan, Alistair MacDonald, and Dana Mattioli
The Wall Street Journal
Friday, April 18, 2014

Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. recently held abortive talks over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers at a time when they are battling a sharp drop in the price of gold, according to people familiar with the matter.

Former presidential aide acknowledges causes for gold price suppression

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8:12a ET Friday, April 18, 2014

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Holter muses on China's silver scheme; Barron doubts new raid on gold ETFs

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2:40p ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Alasdair Macleod: Economic outlook darkens

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9:49a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Use of gold as collateral in China is actually positive for gold, Rule tells KWN

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8a ET Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

What the World Gold Council construes as negative for gold, the supposed use of the metal as collateral for commodity loans in China, is actually bullish, Sprott Asset Management's Rick Rule tells King World News.

Asia takes every ounce West unloads but gold will fall for two years, GFMS says

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Gold Price Likely to Average $1,225 in 2014 as Investors Shy Away: GFMS

By Ben Kilbey
Platt's Metals Daily
Thursday, April 17, 2014

http://www.platts.com/latest-news/metals/london/gold-price-likely-to-ave...

Paper gold falls in West but premium for real metal jumps in India

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Official Gold Supply Dries Up Further

Hawala Premium Crosses 4% as Akshay Tritiya Boosts Demand; Spot Delivery Premium also Doubles

By Rajesh Bhayan
Business Standard, New Delhi
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/official-gold-supply-dr...

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