Daily Dispatches

Barrick Gold founder and philanthropist Peter Munk dies at 90

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By Ian Bickis
Canadian Press
via The Globe and Mail, Toronto
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Barrick Gold Corp.'s visionary founder Peter Munk, a man of lofty global ambitions who fulfilled them like few others, died Wednesday at the age of 90.

Koos Jansen: U.S. gold reserve audits lack credibility

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8:30a SST Thursday, March 29, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star's Koos Jansen today details serious problems with what the U.S. government purports to be audits of the U.S. gold reserve. His analysis is headlined "Audits of U.S. Monetary Gold Severely Lack Credibility" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

Ronan Manly: Central banks care about the gold price enough to manipulate it

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11:35p SSR Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mike Kosares: Petro-yuan could displace petro-dollar

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9:20a SST Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As trade war heats up, biggest currency whales make their move

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By Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Monday, March 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, the world's central banks are looking beyond the dollar to build their currency reserves.

No, GATA never took Russian central banker or Greenspan out of context

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10:39p Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In commentary posted today at GoldSeek, headlined "GATA Is at It Again" --

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1522155660.php

Clint Siegner: Mine production may decline but there's still plenty of 'paper gold'

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12:56p SST Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Annual world gold production seems to be about to decline, Clint Siegner of Money Metals Exchange writes this week, but there's never any shortage of "paper gold," claims to gold that may not exist.

China's oil futures launch may threaten dollar's primacy, UBS analyst says

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By Kate Duguid
Reuters
Monday, March 26, 2018

NEW YORK -- China's launch of its crude futures exchange today will improve the clout of the yuan in financial markets and could threaten the international primacy of the dollar, argues a new report by Hayden Briscoe, APAC head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management.

China's attempts to supplant dollar face historic difficulties

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By Mike Bird
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 26, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-attempts-to-supplant-dollar-face-his...

The world's first yuan-denominated oil contracts launched today, as part of China's drive to turn its currency into a global force in markets.

West Virginia congressman introduces gold standard legislation ...

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... and The Wall Street Journal actually lets him publicize it.

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Steel and Aluminum? Let's Talk About Gold

How Fiat Money Hurts My West Virginia Constituents

By U.S. Rep. Alex X. Mooney
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, March 25, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/steel-and-aluminum-lets-talk-about-gold-152...

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