Daily Dispatches

Russia says it will ditch U.S. securities amid sanctions

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By Andrey Ostroukh
Reuters
Sunday, August 12, 2018

MOSCOW -- Russia will further decrease its holdings of U.S. securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down U.S. companies in Russia, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on state TV today, RIA news agency reported.

China pledges not to do what it's doing in FX market

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PBOC Vows No 'Strong' Stimulus, Says Won't Use Yuan in Trade War

From Bloomberg News
Friday, August 10, 2018

China's central bank said it won't use the yuan as a tool to cope with trade tensions and other external issues, and that it won't conduct any "strong" economic stimulus.

David Brady at Sprott Money: No bottom in gold until trade war ends

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2:08p ET Friday, August 10, 2018

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Currency comptroller brushes off GATA's inquiry on gold, silver EFPs

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11:35a ET Friday, August 10, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The U.S. comptroller of the currency, a bank regulator, has declined GATA's request to inquire into the strange explosion of the use of the emergency procedure of "exchange for physicals" in the settlement by banks of the gold and silver futures contracts they have sold on the New York Commodities Exchange.

GATA figures heavily in 'Codes and Conspiracies' TV program on gold

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11:28p ET Thursday, August 9, 2018

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Ted Butler: Silver's next run to $50 and beyond

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By Ted Butler
Thursday, August 9, 2018

Twice in the past the price of silver has risen in a short period to $50. It happened in 1980 during the Hunt brothers' manipulation and again three decades later in April 2011, when the price rose to nearly $50.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Comex gold and the CoT report

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9:39p ET Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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Ronan Manly: Videos conceal LBMA's true purpose, controlling gold for central banks

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6:08p ET Monday, August 6, 2018

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Iranians hoard gold ahead of renewed U.S. sanctions

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By Asa Fitch and Aresu Eqbali
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Iranians are hoarding gold as a safeguard against a collapsing local currency and soaring cost of living as the United States is poised to impose economic sanctions on Iran, pushing the metal's price to records in Tehran.

Egon von Greyerz at KWN: Terror of 2008 will return but much worse

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6:28p ET Sunday, August 5, 2018

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