Daily Dispatches

GATA secretary interviewed on growing obviousness of central bank attacks on gold

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1:20p ET Friday, July 24, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Will financial journalism's bear hunt lead to a dingy basement or to the BIS?

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10:14p ET Thursday, July 23, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Dave Kranzler: Anti-gold propaganda reaches bubble proportions

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1:02p ET Thursday, July 23, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his new commentary, "Anti-Gold Propaganda Reaches Bubble Proportions," Dave Kranzler of Investment Research Dynamics argues that there really isn't any gold "market" now that central banks and governments are rigging it so much. Kranzler's commentary is posted at the IRD Internet site here:

Alasdair Macleod: Gold and Gibson's paradox

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1p ET Thursday, July 23, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Rising interest rates don't necessarily mean falling gold prices, GoldMoney research chief Alasdair Macleod writes today, noting the gold and interest rates rose together in the 1970s. Macleod's commentary is headlined "Gold and Gibson's Paradox" and it's posted at GoldMoney here:

Now even Reuters acknowledges gold market rigging ....

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... but like all news services Reuters may need another few hundred years before it questions any central bank about its surreptitious trading.

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Bullion Dealers Trade Blame in Hunt for 'Bear Raid' Leader

By Manolo Serapio Jr. and Ruby Lian
Reuters
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna: Central banks and our dysfunctional gold markets

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11:20a ET Thursday, July 23, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GATA's account of gold market rigging has made its way to the Mises Institute, thanks to an essay by financial writer Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna, "Central Banks and Our Dysfunctional Gold Markets." Your secretary/treasurer even gets quoted, which doesn't happen much on this planet.

Seth Lipsky in The Wall Street Journal: Fifty years of debasing money

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By Seth Lipsky
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 22, 2105

July 23 marks the 50th anniversary of the Coinage Act of 1965, which stripped U.S. coins of silver and made legal tender out of base metal slugs. It's an anniversary that comes at an apt time, as Congress considers monetary reform.

Bron Suchecki: What's the spin on the gold smash?

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8:30a ET Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold's plunge sparks retail demand in China, India

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By Biman Mukherji, Alice Kantor, and Rhiannon Hoyle
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

HONG KONG -- Gold's plunge to five-year lows this week has prompted a swift rise in demand from jewelry retailers in China and India, the world's top consumers of gold, leading to a doubling of premiums paid on physical gold.

Mark O'Byrne: Sunday night's brazen attack on gold starts to prompt questions

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3:55p ET Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldCore's Mark O'Byrne today notes that Monday's brazen bear raid on the gold price has prompted questions from a few usually oblivious sources. His commentary is headlined "Gold Hammered Down In Sunday Night's 2-Minute, $2.7 Billion 'Unprecedented Attack'" and it's posted at GoldCore here:

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