Daily Dispatches

Greek investors buying more gold coins from U.K. Royal Mint

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By Eddie Van Der Walt
Bloomberg News
Monday, February 9, 2015

LONDON -- Greek demand for gold coins is rising as investors search for a safe haven from the country's political turmoil, according to the U.K. Royal Mint.

TF Metals Report: Banks on the run

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11a ET Monday, February 9, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

U.S. scrutiny of Barclays and UBS widens forex trading probe

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Caroline and Gina Chon
Financial Times, London
Sunday, February 8, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice is scrutinising currency-linked investments marketed by Barclays and UBS in an indication that the sprawling global probe into the foreign exchange market may become more troubling for banks.

Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna: Is Russia planning a gold-based currency?

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Marcia Christoff-Kurapovna
Mises Institute, Auburn, Alabama
Friday, February 6, 2015

Kosares has 10 gold charts that won't make CNBC; TF reviews futures maneuvers

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4:55p ET Friday, February 6, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

USAGold's Mike Kosares today provides 10 gold price charts that, he confidently predicts, will never be shown on CNBC because they put the monetary metal in a surprisingly favorable light:

http://www.usagold.com/publications/Mar2015R&O.html

Koos Jansen: Shanghai gold offtake in January was 'staggering'

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3p ET Friday, February 6, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bullion Star market analyst and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today that withdrawals from the Shanghai Gold Exchange in January were a "staggering" 255 tonnes, up 4 percent from last January. Jansen's analysis is posted at Bullion Star here:

Spectacular volatility in currencies means spectacular derivatives losses, Sprott says

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2:10p ET Friday, February 6, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Fund manager Eric Sprott tells King World News today that the spectacular volatility in currency markets must be causing spectacular losses in derivative instruments that will be defaulted upon. Another financial house collapse may be imminent, Sprott says. His interview is posted at the KWN blog here:

Alasdair Macleod: Sovereign bonds won't stay up forever

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By Alasdair Macleod
Research Director, GoldMoney
Friday, February 6, 2015

Another central bank pledges 'whatever it takes'

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Danish Central Bank Fiercely Defends Currency Peg

By Richard Milne
Financial Times, London
Friday, February 6, 2015

Denmark's central bank governor pledged to face down speculators testing its currency peg to the euro, saying he would do "whatever it takes" to defend it.

New York Sun: The Fed's right mind?

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From the New York Sun
Friday, February 6, 2015

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