Daily Dispatches

Sprott Money weekly wrap: Specs sell, commercials cover, Australian mines impress

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7:54p ET Friday, September 29, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

President's top candidate to lead Fed knows all about gold market rigging

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11:36a ET Friday, September 29, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

President Trump's top candidate for the next chairman of the Federal Reserve Board appears to be former board member Kevin M. Warsh, who has complained repeatedly about the Fed's manipulation of markets and in 2009 revealed to GATA that the Fed has secret gold swap arrangements with foreign banks.

Cryptocurrencies drop as South Korea bans new coin offerings, margin trading

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By Yuji Nakamura and Sam Kim
Bloomberg News
Friday, September 29, 2017

Ethereum and bitcoin dropped after South Korea banned domestic initial coin offerings and margin trading in cryptocurrencies.

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

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By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera, and Jemima Kelly
Reuters
Friday, September 29, 2017

Dan Wasyluk discovered the hard way that trading cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin happens in an online Wild West where sheriffs are largely absent.

Monetary Metals provides lease rate charts to Goldseiten

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Company Announcement
Friday, September 29, 2017

By Bron Suchecki

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Monetary Metals announces that it has licensed its charts for the gold forward rate (GOFO), silver forward rate (SIFO), gold lease rate, and silver lease rate to the German precious metals internet site Goldseiten:

http://www.goldseiten.de

Ronan Manly: New London silver benchmarking has no wider participation

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9:25a ET Friday, September 29, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Jan Skoyles: Report in FT is favorable to gold standard

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11:15a ET Thursday, September 28, 2017

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

GoldCore's Jan Skoyles today takes note of a report in -- of all places -- the Financial Times suggesting that the gold standard system produced fewer economic disasters than the fiat money system. Skoyles' commentary is headlined "Gold Standard Resulted in 'Fewer Catastrophes' -- FT" and it's posted at GoldCore here:

GoldMoney to accept bitcoin and ethereum for storage and exchange

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Company Announcement
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Billionaire John Paulson targets gold-mining CEOs over pay

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By Anders Melin, Danielle Bochove, and Luzi-Ann Javier
Bloomberg News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Billionaire John Paulson is building a coalition of major investors in some of the world's top gold producers to curb years of "value destruction" and excessive executive compensation in the industry.

Bullion dealer Sharps Pixley to accept payment in bitcoin

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From Reuters
Wednesday September 26, 2017

LONDON -- London bullion dealer Sharps Pixley will allow customers to pay for gold and other precious metals using digital currency bitcoin, the company said Tuesday.

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