Daily Dispatches

Bullion Star describes gold's importance in all major religions

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10:19a ET Sunday, December 25, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold isn't important only to central banks for controlling the currency markets. Today, Christmas Day, Bullion Star describes the significance gold holds in all major religions. Bullion Star's report is headlined "Gold for Christmas -- Gold's Importance in Religion" and it's posted here:

China's market meddling is reported, U.S. govt.'s isn't

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10:06a ET Monday, December 25, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Writing in The New York Times today, Richir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, argues that the U.S. dollar will remain the world's most trusted currency despite China's efforts to internationalize the renminbi.

FLASH: Your donation to GATA in the week ahead will be doubled

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4:27p ET Sunday, December 24, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In response to GATA's year-end fundraising appeal today --

http://www.gata.org/node/17898

Help GATA repeat in 2018 its successes this year

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11:13a ET Sunday, December 24, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

For exposing central bank rigging of the monetary metals markets, 2017 has been a great year for GATA, even if it has been only a fair one for monetary metals miners and investors.

Megan McArdle: What is bitcoin good for?

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9:35a ET Sunday, December 24, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In an essay this week at Bloomberg News asking "What Is Bitcoin Good For?," financial writer Megan McArdle argues that it is either money itself or a payments system but has big problems as both.

Bitcoin seen at risk of sabotage by Chinese government

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By James Titcomb
The Telegraph, London
Saturday, December 24, 2017

Bitcoin is vulnerable to sabotage from the Chinese government because of its overwhelming exposure to the country, researchers have warned.

Alasdair Macleod: 2018 could be the year for gold

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1:10p ET Thursday, December 21, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The new year is not likely to be good for the U.S. dollar, GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod writes today.

Ted Butler: A 10-year-deal to let JPM rig silver?

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10:47a ET Thursday, December 21, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Silver market analyst Ted Butler today speculates that the U.S. government has a 10-year agreement with JPMorganChase, stemming from the failure of the Bear Stearns investment bank, waiving commodity and anti-trust law enforcement so that Morgan can keep the price of silver under control and profit greatly from doing so.

Litecoin founder says he has sold all his holdings in the cryptocurrency

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By Ryan Browne
CNBC, New York
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The creator of litecoin has sold off all of his holdings in the cryptocurrency he created.

Charlie Lee, who founded litecoin in 2011, said on Reddit today that he had "sold and donated" all of his litecoin tokens over the past few days -- except for some physical ones he keeps as "collectibles."

Keith Barron struck it rich in Ecuador and now is looking for the lost cities of gold

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By Laura Millan Lombrana and Danielle Bochove
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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