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Trump says he won't devalue dollar amid trade war with China

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By Josh Wingrove
Bloomberg News
Friday, August 9, 2019

President Donald Trump said he won't devalue the dollar amid an escalating trade war with China that has unleashed tit-for-tat actions on trade and currency policy.

William Watts: Why a 1985 deal to weaken the dollar offers a map to ending the trade war

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By William Watts
MarketWatch.com, New York
Thursday, August 8, 2019

The fear that a deepening trade war could wreck the global economy has analysts and economists once again pining for the mid-1980s, when the U.S. and the world's other major economic powers struck a deal, known as the Plaza Accord, to weaken the dollar.

Paul Craig Roberts: Is the Federal Reserve losing control of the gold price?

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By Paul Craig Roberts
Institute for Political Economy, Inlet Beach, Florida
Thursday, August 8, 2019

https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2019/08/07/is-the-federal-reserve-losin...

No hope for metals, or a 'controlled retreat' by central banks?

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6:38p ET Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In a letter he titles "Too Early to Throw in the Towel on Central Bank Gold-Market Rigging," our friend J.U. writes

Alasdair Macleod: Deeply negative nominal rates are on their way

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2:05p ET Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod expects central banks to push interest rates to deeply negative levels, prompting more asset bubbles, what von Mises called a "crack-up boom," impoverishment of retirees and those without assets, and a flight from the increasingly crazy financial system.

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1:44p ET Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Now that the monetary metals seem to be breaking out of their central bank chains, companies that produce gold, silver, and other strategic resources are starting to draw investment again.

A government's claims are probably driving silver up, GATA consultant Organ says

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9:40p ET Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold's unprecedented trading hints at something big behind the scenes, GATA chairman says

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8:51p ET Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an interview with Dunagun Kaiser of Reluctant Preppers, GATA Chairman Bill Murphy says gold is trading like it has never traded before, signifying that something big is happening behind the scenes. Most likely, Murphy says, physical demand is starting to overcome the paper market.

Central banks change their policy on gold but not their madness

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1:19p ET Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott will acquire Tocqueville gold fund and its managers

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As Gold Surges, a Gold Fund Manager Gets Acquired

By Ben Walsh
Barron's, New York
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

https://www.barrons.com/articles/as-gold-surges-a-gold-fund-manager-gets...

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