Daily Dispatches

Steve Lonegan: There are no free markets when markets don't set money's value

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There Ain't No Such Thing as a Free Market

By Steve Lonegan
MarketWatch.com
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Well-meaning conservative and libertarian groups beat the drum for something called "free markets." Liberal groups blame these "free markets" for many of the world's evils.

Here's the harsh reality neither side will tell you. There ain't no such thing as a "free market."

Embry, Turk tell King World News about completely corrupted markets

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6p ET Monday, September 29, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Geneva group's report predicts low interest rates forever

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Which is to say financial repression and gold price suppression by central banks forever.

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Geneva Report Warns Record Debt and Slow Growth Point to Crisis

By Chris Giles
Financial Times, London
Sunday, September 28, 2014

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4df99d28-4590-11e4-ab10-00144feabdc0.html

Rates on short-term Treasuries go negative

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Fed 'Repo' Tests Drive Scramble for Safety

By Michael Mackenzie and Tracy Alloway
Financial Times, London
Monday, September 29, 2014

NEW YORK -- Investors are scrambling for safe assets ahead of the end of the financial quarter, with the scrum for securities exacerbated by the Federal Reserve's testing of a key financing tool for an eventual tightening of policy.

Lloyds fires eight over rate manipulation claims

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By Martin Arnold
Financial Times, London
Monday, September 29, 2014

Lloyds Banking Group said it had dismissed eight people and recouped L3 million in bonuses after finding they had attempted to manipulate benchmark interest rates, as the long-running probe into rate-rigging continues to claim scalps.

Financial writer talks about hangup in publication of report on silver market rigging

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12:39p ET Monday, September 29, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Singapore bourse to start kilobar gold trading to lure investors

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By Glenys Sim
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 29, 2014

SINGAPORE -- Singapore Exchange Ltd., Southeast Asia's biggest bourse operator, will start trading a kilobar gold contract next month as it joins other nations in the biggest consuming region in a push for new price benchmarks.

ECB president's strategy for reviving Europe looks like euro devaluation

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Draghi Devaluing Euro Cheers ECB as Inflation Seen Fading

By Stefan Riecher and Alessandro Speciale
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 29, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Mario Draghi's strategy for reviving the euro area looks like devaluation.

Koos Jansen: Chinese gold demand 'extremely strong,' even 'astonishing'

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11:50a ET Monday, September 29, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

For one New Jersey candidate, the issue is gold

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By Jeff Mulvihill
Associated Press
via ABC News, New York
Sunday, September 28, 2014

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/jersey-candidate-issue-gold-258...

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