Daily Dispatches

Bix Weir: 17 requirements for a freely traded silver market structure

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12:48a ET Thursday, December 31, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Financial market blogger Bix Weir of the Road to Roota Letter today offers "17 Requirements for a Freely Traded Silver Market Structure," a list containing many good suggestions but perhaps omitting the one requirement that would transform not just the silver market but all markets on the planet.

GoldMoney introduces payment system

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BitGold Launches Request Gold Payment Application, Completing Key Platform Milestone

Company Press Release
via Business Wire
Thursday, December 31, 2015

'The Silver Manifesto' documents manipulation of gold and silver markets

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9:54p ET Wednesday, December 12, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold-backed digital currency ditches the blockchain

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By Ian McKendry
American Banker, New York
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

WASHINGTON -- A new digital currency backed by gold is billing itself as a more compliant, liquid and ultimately reliable store of value than decentralized systems such as bitcoin.

World Gold Council wants to create standard to avoid Islamic finance disputes

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By Y-Sing Liau
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The World Gold Council is seeking to create a global standard to make the metal's use in Islamic finance more cost-effective by eliminating disputes among scholars.

The final days of the Bitcoin Foundation?

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By Olga Kharif
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Bruce Fenton, executive director at the Bitcoin Foundation, opened its Dec. 15 board meeting with a sense of urgency: "We need additional funds if we wish to retain employees."

The numbers didn't look good. In two years the foundation had seen at least $7 million evaporate. As of Nov. 30 its total assets stood at $12,553.06.

Mike Kosares: Gold a safe harbor on an ocean of excess reserves

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3:25p ET Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Investing magazine in Germany notes GATA's work

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1:18p ET Tuesday, December 29, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Smart Investor magazine, an Internet magazine based in Munich, Germany, last week took note of recent developments in GATA's work. The article was written by Rainer Kromarek and can be found at the Smart Investor Internet site here:

Lars Schall interviews Avery Goodman on China's gold challenge to U.S.

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12:40p ET Monday, December 20, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bitcoin's back: Big year for controversial digital currency

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By Eric Rosenbaum
CNBC.com, New York
Monday, December 28, 2015

The U.S. dollar has had a nice run. It has been the talk of global currency trading all year long.

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