Daily Dispatches

Ronan Manly: LBMA stalls daily gold and silver price auction fix reports

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12:02p ET Thursday, March 8, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The London Bullion Market Association, gold researcher Ronan Manly discloses today, has stopped providing timely reports of the daily gold and silver auction price fixes and has against postponed its plans to publish trade data about the monetary metals.

Wyoming legislature passes bill to end taxation of gold and silver

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By J.P. Cortez
Sound Money Defense League
via EIN Presswire, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/435728627/wyoming-legislature-passes-bil...

Reuters exclusive: Five banks open up trillion-dollar gold club

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By Peter Hobson
Reuters
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

LONDON -- The five banks that settle every transaction in London's $6.8 trillion (4.9 trillion pounds) a year gold market are changing the rules of their clearing house to make it easier for newcomers to join.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: The Comex silver CoT

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8:25p ET Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

How about just conducting government business -- and trading -- in public?

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Central Banks Have Work to Do to Regain Their 'Special Sauce'

By Fergal O'Brien
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The financial crisis, global recession, and a long, slow recovery have dented public faith in central banks and it's going to be a hard slog to win it back, according to the Bank of England's chief economist.

Real Vision's gold documentary confirms market rigging by governments

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9:40a Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Grant Williams of Real Vision has posted in the clear at You Tube a trailer for his new two-part documentary on gold, the second part examining gold market manipulation.

U.S. Libor exposures larger than thought at $200 trillion

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By Karen Brettell
Reuters
Monday, March 5, 2018

A committee of large banks tasked with helping U.S. derivatives markets move away from reliance on the London interbank offered rate (Libor) said today that the benchmark rate underpins more derivatives and loans than previously thought, adding to the need to reduce its influence.

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard: Warnings of financial blowup in Hong Kong

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
via The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia
Monday, March 5, 2018

Hong Kong's currency regime is coming under serious strain as the U.S. Federal Reserve steps up the pace of monetary tightening, threatening to set off an unpredictable chain of events in the world's most overstretched financial system.

Study finds increase in taxi trips between NY Fed and banks around FOMC meetings

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By Michael S. Derby
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 5, 2018

A dubious theory about 'gold pukes': Banks desperate for dollar liquidity

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This elaborates on the original dispatch, adding clarifying detail. / cp

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10:30p ET Sunday, March 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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