Daily Dispatches

Mike Kosares: Gold is rising in all major currencies, including the dollar

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5:20p ET Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

USAGold's Mike Kosares writes today that gold is rising not just in lesser currencies around the world but in terms of the U.S. dollar as well, for the first time since the Gold Currency Index was created in 1997.

Keith Weiner: Thoughtful disagreement with Ted Butler

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5:03p ET Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Open Mineral Exchange seeks to revolutionize commodity trading with online platform

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By Henry Lazenby
Mining Weekly, Johannesburg, South Africa
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- A group of former traders at commodity giant Glencore has created an innovative new cloud-based mineral exchange to make it easier for producers and users to trade physical commodities -- cutting out the often costly middleman.

Paulson says Sprott, others keen to join gold-investors group

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The worst gold mining company management is the management that fails to acknowledge gold market rigging by governments and central banks.

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By Dnaielle Bochove and Anders Melin
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, October 4, 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-04/paulson-says-sprott-o...

TF Metals Report: Comex silver 'deliveries' surge in September

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11:41a ET Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Reported deliveries against Comex silver futures contracts have risen dramatically in recent months, the TF Metals Report writes today.

HSBC, Deutsche Bank pay penalties for FX rate manipulation

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From Zacks Equity Research
via Nasdaq.com
Monday, October 2, 2017

Two major foreign banks, HSBC Holdings plc HSBC and Deutsche Bank AG DB , resolved legacy business misconduct matters in the United States. The banks were accused of rigging foreign exchange (FX) rates.

China says its in-ground gold reserves stand at 12,100 tonnes

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From Reuters
Monday, October 2, 2017

SHANGHAI -- China's proven gold reserves reached 12,100 tonnes at the end of 2016, the state news agency Xinhua reported today, quoting an official with the national gold association.

Incredible images from 1890s capture life for prospectors chasing Yukon gold

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By Mollie Cahillane
Daily Mail, London
Monday, October 2, 2017

Incredible images from the end of the 1800s have helped capture what life was like for prospectors chasing the Klondike gold rush in the late 19th century.

Ted Butler: Why won't anyone dispute silver market manipulation?

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10:49a ET Monday, October 2, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler laments today that he can't get anyone to argue with his assertions that the silver market is manipulated largely by JPMorganChase and the CME Group, operator of the major U.S. futures exchanges.

Russia's rush for gold sees record reserves for Putin era

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By Yuliya Fedorinova
Irish Independent, Dublin
Monday, October 2, 2017

Vladimir Putin is doing his part to keep the upswing in gold alive.

Since the Russian president went on a geopolitical offensive in Ukraine in 2014, the haven asset had its first annual gain in four years in 2016 and is on track for another in 2017.

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