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TF Metals Report: Questioning the generally accepted narrative

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2:36p ET Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Taking inventory of the convention wisdom about the financial markets in 2017, the TF Metal Report's Turd Ferguson notes today that it's not doing so well. His commentary is headlined "Questioning the Generally Accepted Narrative" and it's posted at the TF Metals Report here:

Trump's options for weakening dollar extend far beyond tweeting

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No mention of gold here.

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By Andrea Wong
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-17/president-trump-wants...

What was the 'strong-dollar policy' except gold leasing and price suppression?

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7:55p ET Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Financial news organizations tonight are full of reports about the imminent demise of the U.S. government's longstanding "strong-dollar policy," what with President-elect Trump having declared in an interview with The Wall Street Journal that the dollar is "too strong."

Trump's comments send dollar reeling

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By Chelsey Dulaney
The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The dollar slid to a one-month low today after President-elect Donald Trump described the currency as "too strong" in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, casting new uncertainty onto the dollar’s postelection rally.

Hugo Salinas Price: The further decline in international reserves

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7:58p ET Monday, January 16, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Von Greyerz and Maguire interviewed at King World News

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4:27p ET Sunday, January 15, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Interviewed by King World News, Swiss gold fund manager Egon von Greyerz says gold long has been outperforming stock markets around the world even as those markets are in bubble territory:

http://kingworldnews.com/the-greatest-secret-of-this-century-and-why-gol...

GATA secretary to speak at Singapore and Hong Kong conferences in March and April

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10:39a Sunday, January 15, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Your secretary/treasurer will speak at the end of March at the Mining Investment Asia conference in Singapore and at the beginning of April at the Mines and Money Asia conference in Hong Kong, Asia being more sympathetic to gold's monetary functions than North America is.

Lady Liberty will be a black woman on a U.S. gold coin in April

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And she's as beautiful as can be.

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By Erin McCann
The New York Times
Friday, January 13, 2017

The United States Mint will release in April a commemorative gold coin that will feature Lady Liberty as a black woman, marking the first time that she has been depicted as anything other than white on the nation’s currency.

Will this stop traders from using personal cell phones for text messages?

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Deutsche Bank Is Banning Text Messages on Company-Issued Phones

By Steve Arons and Ambereen Choudury
Bloomberg News
Friday, January 13, 2017

Deutsche Bank has banned text messages on company-issued phones in an effort to improve compliance standards.

Real metal will defeat paper gold someday, Hathaway writes contentedly

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12:34p ET Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his market letter this month. Tocqueville Gold Fund manager John Hathaway says the physical gold market will defeat the paper gold market someday, leading to a much higher price for the monetary metal.

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