Daily Dispatches

Alasdair Macleod: Credit cycles and gold

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney.com, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Trump shock produced some unexpected market reactions, partly explained by investors buying into a risk-on argument,equities over bonds and buying dollars by selling other currencies and gold.

GoldSeek Radio's Chris Waltzek interviews Sprott's John Embry

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3:15p ET Thursday, December 1, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

China tightens gold import quotas to curb dollar outflow

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By Henry Sanderson and Lucy Hornby
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

China has curbed gold imports in the wake of government attempts to clamp down on capital leaving the country, according to traders and bankers.

Michael Oliver suspects, Paul Roberts denounces gold market rigging

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10:45p ET Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In commentary at King World News, Michael Oliver of Momentum Structural Analysis sees the recent lockdown of the gold price as evidence of market manipulation:

http://kingworldnews.com/michael-oliver-conspiracy-theorists-would-use-t...

The world is feeling the might of China's commodity traders

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From Bloomberg News
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Chinese speculators shaking up global commodity markets are switched-on, flush with cash and probably not getting enough sleep.

For treasury secretary Trump picks former Goldman Sachs partner

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Steven Mnuchin Is Donald Trump's Expected Choice for Treasury Secretary

By Binyamin Appelbaum and Maggie Haberman
The New York Times
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Central banks were ready to smash gold upon Trump's election, Embry says

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2:20p ET Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Store your gold with the British govt., if you think they'll let you have it in a pinch

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Royal Mint, CME Group Launch Blockchain-Based Gold Trading Platform

By Jemima Kelly
Reuters
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

LONDON -- Britain's Royal Mint and leading U.S.-based derivatives exchange CME Group have teamed up to create a blockchain-based digital platform for dealing in gold in a drive to cut the costs involved in trading the precious metal.

TF Metals Report: Dollar-yen ratio is tied to HFT rigging of gold price

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11:24a ET Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The ratio between the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen seems to determine how the big high-frequency traders manipulate the gold market, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke writes today. His commentary is headlined "The USD-JPY and the 'Price Of Gold'" and it's posted here:

Trump considers gold standard advocate for treasury secretary

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10:23a ET Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher and securities lawyer Avery Goodman reports today that President-elect Donald Trump is considering appointing as treasury secretary a banker who has advocated returning the United States to a gold standard. Goodman's commentary is posted at his internet site here:

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