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As interest rates turn negative, gold becomes the high-yield asset, Rickards says

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3:58p ICT Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Wall Street for Main Street's Jason Burack gets some interesting observations out of financial writer and geopolitical strategist James G. Rickards in an interview posted this week. Among other things, Rickards remarks:

Gold options manipulation is even worse in Europe, Turk tells KWN

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2:19p ICT Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk, interviewed by King World News, discusses the manipulation of gold prices around futures option expiration dates, manipulation that is even more obvious in Europe than in the United States. Turk's interview is excerpted at KWN here:

Just whom is gold really so 'dangerous' to?

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4:24p ICT Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

India's finance minister can't persuade his own wife to paperize her gold jewellery

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Gold Monetisation Scheme Bows to Family Homilies

By Timsy Jaipuria
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

There is a conflict between two finance ministers, and it seems the official one is not winning this war.

Craig Hemke interviews GATA Chairman Murphy for Sprott Money News

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12:44p ICT Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Chinese investors see golden opportunity

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By Biman Mukherji
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 28, 2016

The rise in the price of gold -- up 15% from its six-year low in mid-December -- is stoking out-of-season buying in China, which consumes more than a fifth of global supplies.

The Economist acknowledges 'financial repression' -- at a safe distance from London

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4:21p ICT Monday, March 28, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an article headlined "A Tarnished Appeal," The Economist magazine, the voice of the supposedly learned establishment, acknowledges this week that India's government continues to wage a decades-old war on gold that arises mainly from the government's own irresponsibility with its currency.

Valentin Schmid reviews Jim Rickards' 'The New Case for Gold'

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By Valentin Schmid
The Epoch Times, New York
Thursday, March 25, 2016

Whether it's up or down today, gold is always a hot topic. If you say it has value or that it is money, you may even get ridiculed.

This is a completely unedited excerpt of an email I received this morning from an undisclosed commentator on my recent interview with James Grant. Grant is in favor of a gold standard.

Ted Butler: Five years that changed silver forever

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2:40p ICT Saturday, March 26, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: Guessing the future without Say's Law

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, March 24, 2016

With Japanese and Eurozone interest rates becoming increasingly negative and the Fed backing off from at least some of the planned increases in the Fed funds rate this year, economists are reassessing the interest rate outlook.

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