Daily Dispatches

Does China have enough U.S. dollars to survive the trade war?

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By Karen Yeung
South China Morning Post, Hong Kong
Friday, May 30, 2019

The Chinese government is officially sitting on the world's largest stockpile of foreign exchange reserves, but it has been scrambling recently to block backchannels for capital outflows as trade tensions with the United States increase.

Dawson City tourism group plans to scatter gold to trigger second gold rush

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By Sidney Cohen
Canada Broadcasting Corp., Toronto
Saturday, June 1, 2019

A Dawson City tourism group wants to reboot the most storied period in Yukon's history.

The Klondike Visitors Association is pitching Gold Rush 2: a tourism campaign that would offer a gold-rush-esque experience to visitors of the town famous for wealth and debauchery at the turn of the century.

Will the U.S. now try to overthrow Malaysia's prime minister too?

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'Gold Is More Stable': Malaysia Needles U.S. with Proposal for Pan-Asian Bullion-Backed Currency

From Russia Today, Moscow
Friday, May 31, 2019

Ted Butler: The CFTC's summer camp letter

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11:30a Friday, May 31, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fed candidate Shelton slams central bank's 'Soviet' power over markets

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By James Politi
Financial Times, London
Friday, May 31, 2019

https://www.ft.com/content/46c4b186-8308-11e9-b592-5fe435b57a3b

Malaysian PM elaborates on currency market rigging, resents dictation by U.S.

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Dr. M. Moots Currency Backed by Gold

From the Malaysian National News Agency
via Free Malaysia Today, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Thursday, May 30, 2019

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/05/30/dr-m-moots-...

Malaysia's prime minister raps currency rigging, urges using gold to settle East Asian trade

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Malaysia's Mahathir Proposes Common East Asia Currency Pegged to Gold

By Rozanna Latiff and A. Ananthalakshmi
Reuters
Thursday, May 30, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad today mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, describing the existing currency trading in the region as manipulative.

Philippines joins gold rush by central banks

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By Siegfrid Alegado and Ranjeetha Pakiam
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Philippines is joining a slew of central banks that are increasing gold holdings in foreign reserves.

What if everybody got expelled from the U.S. financial system?

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U.S. Warns Europe That Its Iran Workaround Could Face Sanctions

By Jonathan Stearns and Helene Fouquet
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

More great research by Incrementum -- and all beside the point

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9:39p ET Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Liechtenstein-based investment fund Incrementum's annual "In Gold We Trust" report, compiled by Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and Mark J. Valek, was published this week and again described the reasons for gold's glorious prospects. Among them:

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