Daily Dispatches

At KWN, Embry notes laughably counterintuitive action in monetary metals


3p ET Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sprott Asset Management's John Embry today discusses with King World News the laughably counterintuitive action in the monetary metals -- their getting smashed down in the New York futures market "in the face of a news backdrop that should be sending them up sharply." Embry's interview is excerpted at the KWN blog here:

Caliphs are long gone but their money is still pretty good


Divers in Caesarea Find Largest Treasure of Gold Coins Ever Discovered in Israel

From the Jerusalem Post
Jerusalem, Israel
Tuesday, February 17, 2015


Koos Jansen details how the World Gold Council underestimates China's gold demand


9:45a ET Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher, Bullion Star market analyst, and GATA consultant Koos Jansen today explains in painstaking detail why he has concluded that China's effective gold demand is much higher than what the World Gold Council estimates it to be. Jansen's analysis is posted at Bullion Star here:

This must be a great tool for improving market trading performance


Russian Researchers Expose Breakthrough U.S. Spying Program

By Joseph Menn
Monday, February 16, 2015

Russian oil exec gets it: Futures markets aren't manipulated -- they ARE the manipulation


Rigged, Manipulated, and Opaque: The $3  trillion Oil Market Needs Reform

By Andrew Critchlow
The Telegraph, London
Sunday, February 15, 2015


The more central banks suppress interest rates, the more they'll suppress gold


'Financial repression' can work only if it's comprehensive. No escape from the fiat system can be allowed.

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Negative Rates to Shake Up Financial System, Experts Say

Ralph Atkins and Elaine Moore
Financial Times
Monday, February 16, 2015

In EPA's expected 'veto' of Pebble Mine in Alaska, foes see a vein of overreach


By Joby Warrick
Washington Post
Sunday, February 16, 2015

Just north of Iliamna Lake in southwestern Alaska is an empty expanse of marsh and shrub that conceals one of the world's great buried fortunes: A mile-thick layer of virgin ore said to contain at least 6.7 million pounds -- or $120 billion worth -- of gold.

Lawrence Williams: Is China hiding its central bank gold in its commercial banks?


8:30a ET Monday, February 16, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Russian oil executive sneaks gold market rigging into the Financial Times


Oil Markets Need Reform to Reflect Reality for Producers and Consumers

By Igor Sechin
Financial Times, London
Sunday, February 15, 2015


Gold lures Turkish savers looking for security


By Agence France-Presse
via Al Arabiaya, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sunday, February 15, 2015

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- From the outside, it looks like any other automatic bank machine on the streets of Istanbul. But rather than notes, this one distributes small pieces of gold.

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