Daily Dispatches

Dave Kranzler: The paper raid on gold

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By Dave Kranzler
Investment Research Dynamics, Denver
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Gold was smacked $22 from top to bottom overnight and this morning. It was a classic paper derivative raid on the gold price, which was implemented after the large physical gold buyers in the eastern hemisphere had closed shop for the day. This is what it looks like visually:

[See chart at link below]

Your gold is ours, European Central Bank tells euro-zone countries

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Countries Must Seek ECB Approval to Manage Gold Reserves, Draghi Says

By Francesco Canepa
Reuters
Thursday, March 28, 2019

https://www.reuters.com/article/ecb-reserves-draghi/countries-must-seek-...

Indifferent to price suppression, South Africa remains a rich country insisting on being poor

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Bell Tolls for Gold Mine That Once Powered South African Economy

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The final demise of South Africa's gold industry came a step nearer on Wednesday with the announcement that Sibanye Gold Ltd. won't extend the life of Driefontein, once the biggest mine on the continent.

Whistleblowers awarded $50 million by SEC in JPMorgan Case

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By Matt Robinson and Neil Weinberg
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Peter Grandich: Why gold is set to shine again

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1:47p SST Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Todd J. Stein: U.S. should do a 'soft' default on its debt by devaluing dollar

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By Todd J. Stein
FOX Business, New York
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Last month, the national debt Opens a New Window. surpassed $22 trillion -- or nearly $180,000 per taxpayer. That figure will roughly double within three decades, since spending on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid will balloon as America's population ages.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: An inflection point for palladium?

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11:48a SST Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Most bitcoin trading faked by unregulated exchanges, study finds

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How is this so different from the stock, bond, and commodity markets, where most trading now is done by machines following algorithms, much of it instigated by government agencies?

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By Paul Vigna
The Wall Street Journal
Friday, March 22, 2019

Gold will be 'last man standing in this nutty fiat currency world,' Boockvar tells KWN

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1p ICT Saturday, March 23, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The chief investment officer for Bleakley Financial Group, Peter Boockvar, tells King World News that he's not sure if there is any case left against gold.

Trump nominates to Fed board a harsh critic of its chairman

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By Roberta Hampton
Reuters
Friday, March 22, 2019

PALM BEACH, Florida -- President Donald Trump on Friday tapped Stephen Moore, a conservative economic commentator and fellow critic of Federal Reserve policy under Chairman Jerome Powell, to join the U.S. central bank's board of governors, a move that would put a Trump loyalist inside the world's most important financial institution.

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