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T.F. Metals Report: Fed jawboned Friday's markets into submission

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1:20p ET Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson elaborates on Friday's several attempts by Federal Reserve officials, ultimately successful, to jawbone the markets into doing what the Fed desires. Ferguson's commentary is headlined simply "Ridiculousness" and it's posted here:

http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7824/ridiculousness

Stock touting may be a lot easier when 'nobody knows anything'

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11:27a ET Sunday, August 28, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mining stock promoter Bob Moriarty, proprietor of 321Gold.com and author of the new book "Nobody Knows Anything," was at least speaking for himself the other day when he claimed that central banks care a lot about interest rates but not at all about gold.

Koos Jansen: Netherlands central bank won't release gold bar list

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11:35a ET Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Barrick signs on to Venezuela gold push as oil sinks economy

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By Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Friday, August 26, 2016

Barrick Gold Corp. agreed to form a joint venture in Venezuela, according to state television, as President Nicolas Maduro turns to mining as a way to boost one of the fastest-shrinking economies in the world.

Former Fed Governor Warsh admits that the central bank manipulates markets

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Adjudicating GATA's freedom-of-information claim against the Federal Reserve when he was a member of the Fed's Borad of Governors in 2009, the author revealed that the Fed has secret gold swap arrangements with foreign banks --

http://www.gata.org/node/7819

-- a business about which New York Fed President William Dudley refused to answer questions five months ago:

Ronan Manly: Is any gold still stored at U.S. Mint in Denver?

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11:15a ET Friday, August 26, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Just wait until it's hypothecated into 145 tonnes

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Australian Prospector Unearths 145-Ounce Gold Nugget

By Timna Jacks
The Age, Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, August 25, 2016

At first glance the small lump in the earth looked like worthless scrap.

On closer examination, the prospector guessed it was the tip of an old horseshoe.

Stagnant economy won't support high stock, bond, real estate prices, Embry says

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12:45p ET Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's John Embry tells King World News today that the "deep state" is striving to suppress the price of the monetary metals while supporting stocks, bonds, and real estate. But, Embry adds, a stagnant economy won't support the latter valuations forever. His remarks are excerpted at KWN here:

Nobody sells gold like this except to drive the price down in full view

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See Zero Hedge's report, headlined "Someone Just Puked $1.5 Billion of Notional Gold," here:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-08-24/someone-just-puked-15-billion-n...



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Rusoro says it has been awarded $1.2 billion over Venezuelan seizure

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By Jim Finkle
Reuters
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Canada's Rusoro Mining Ltd said Tuesday it has been awarded more than $1.2 billion by a World Bank tribunal that ruled that Venezuela had unlawfully seized the company's gold assets four years ago.

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