Daily Dispatches

Police shut down scam 'cryptocurrency boiler room' in London financial distrct

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By Cara McGoogan
The Telegraph, London
Friday, August 11, 2017

Police have shut down a fraudulent cryptocurrency business in the City of London after it was found to be cold calling investors and attempting to sell them fake online money.

Wall Street Journal still isn't ready to question central banking

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12:42p ET Friday, August 11, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Wall Street Journal's feeble attempt this week to acknowledge the issue of gold market rigging by the U.S. government at least landed on the newspaper's front page today. You can see its display at the lower left side of the page here:

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Bullion Star's Ronan Manly interviewed by Real Vision about fractional-reserve gold

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9:08a ET Friday, August 11, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star's Ronan Manly has been interviewed by Real Vision about the fractional-reserve nature of the gold market and risks to exchange-traded funds in gold. The interview is 20 minutes long and can be viewed at Bullion Star here:

Cryptos succeed in revealing inflation because governments can't short them, Embry says

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10:27p ET Thursday, August 10, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

FLASH: Wall Street Journal acknowledges gold leasing and swaps question ...

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... but never actually puts it comprehensively to any Federal Reserve or Treasury Department official.

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In the report appended here the newspaper gets a Fed official to say that the Fed does not lease the gold of other nations. Well, of course not. But do those other nations lease or swap gold, or did they? And does the U.S. government lease or swap gold, or did it? If so, why?

Ben Davies helps bring out GlintPay, gold monetization for everyday commerce

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10:26a ET Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold advocate and fund manager Ben Davies, founder of Hinde Capital in London, hasn't been in the news for a while but turned up today in a report in technology newsletter Tech Crunch, which describes a new venture called GlintPay that aims to facilitate monetization of gold in everyday commerce.

TF Metals Report: Bullion banks still sell as much paper as needed to cap prices

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8:55a ET Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund rigs gold price, ex-U.S. Rep. Ron Paul says

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1:10p ET Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mike Norman: Sanctions will destroy the dollar

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By Mike Norman
TheStreet.com, New York
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The United States has been on a sanctions spree.

Sanctions on Russia. Sanctions on North Korea. Sanctions on Iran. Sanctions on Syria. Sanctions on Venezuela. Sanctions proposed against China. Sanctions even obliquely placed on our allies in Europe as a result of sanctions on Russia.

Sanctions, sanctions, sanctions.

Top gold producer says mining needs more activist investors

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But there's no mention here of the suppression of the price of gold mining's product.

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By David Stringer
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mining companies could benefit from more investor activism in the wake of Elliott Management Corp.'s campaign for improved performance at BHP Billiton Ltd., according to Australia’s second-largest gold producer.

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