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Dollar and IMF oppress but gold doesn't, Turkish president says

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International Loans 'Should Be Based on Gold, Not Dollars,' Erdogan Says

From the Hurriyet Daily News, Istanbul
Monday, April 16, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that international loans should be contracted based on gold instead of U.S. dollars in order to prevent exchange rate pressure on economies.

IMF loans should be paid in gold, not dollars, Turkey's president says

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From Ahval News, Gibraltar
Monday, April 16, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today suggested that International Monetary Fund loans should be paid in gold instead of dollars.

Prosecution unfair to bullion bank trader, federal judge says

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4:32p ET Monday, April 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The first of the bullion bank traders being brought to trial on charges of manipulating the U.S. gold and futures markets, Andy Flotron, has been treated unfairly by the prosecution, a federal judge has ruled.

Ronan Manly: Spoofing futures and banging fixes -- same banks and trading desks

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4:10p ET Monday, April 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jay Taylor: How much longer can the American empire run on fake money?

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6:44a ET Monday, April 16, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Financial letter writer Jay Taylor's new commentary, "How Much Longer Can the American Empire Run on Fake Money?," cites GATA's work and adds:

Iran's currency collapses as central bank freezes foreign exchange

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Iran Bans Sale Of Foreign Currencies at Exchange Bureaus

From Radio Farda
(Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Washington)
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Ted Butler: An interesting anniversary

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9:17p ET Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Putin's Russia roars but its economy can't sustain a superpower

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
via The Australian Financial Review, Sydney
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Russia's GDP was smaller than that of Texas even before the latest and most lethal sanctions imposed by Washington. It has diminished further to Benelux proportions after the rouble's 10 percent crash this week, the steepest fall since the late 1990s.

Craig Hemke: A lesson in suppression

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11:50p ET Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A hundred tonnes of paper gold were dumped on the futures market yesterday to control the monetary metal's price amid war tension, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke writes today.

Explosion more likely than bull market in metals, GATA chairman says

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9:56a ET Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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