Daily Dispatches

Ronan Manly: Central banks care about the gold price enough to manipulate it

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11:35p SSR Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mike Kosares: Petro-yuan could displace petro-dollar

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9:20a SST Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

As trade war heats up, biggest currency whales make their move

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By Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Monday, March 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, the world's central banks are looking beyond the dollar to build their currency reserves.

No, GATA never took Russian central banker or Greenspan out of context

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10:39p Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In commentary posted today at GoldSeek, headlined "GATA Is at It Again" --

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1522155660.php

Clint Siegner: Mine production may decline but there's still plenty of 'paper gold'

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12:56p SST Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Annual world gold production seems to be about to decline, Clint Siegner of Money Metals Exchange writes this week, but there's never any shortage of "paper gold," claims to gold that may not exist.

China's oil futures launch may threaten dollar's primacy, UBS analyst says

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By Kate Duguid
Reuters
Monday, March 26, 2018

NEW YORK -- China's launch of its crude futures exchange today will improve the clout of the yuan in financial markets and could threaten the international primacy of the dollar, argues a new report by Hayden Briscoe, APAC head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management.

China's attempts to supplant dollar face historic difficulties

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By Mike Bird
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, March 26, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-attempts-to-supplant-dollar-face-his...

The world's first yuan-denominated oil contracts launched today, as part of China's drive to turn its currency into a global force in markets.

West Virginia congressman introduces gold standard legislation ...

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... and The Wall Street Journal actually lets him publicize it.

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Steel and Aluminum? Let's Talk About Gold

How Fiat Money Hurts My West Virginia Constituents

By U.S. Rep. Alex X. Mooney
The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, March 25, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/steel-and-aluminum-lets-talk-about-gold-152...

Ed Steer: A stunning silver CoT report, one for the ages

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9:50a ICT Sunday, March 25, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his Gold and Silver Digest letter for Saturday, GATA board member Ed Steer reports that the positioning of traders in the silver futures market in the United States has become extraordinarily bullish, the big commercial traders having drastically reduced their short positions.

China signals it could ease Treasury purchases to counter Trump

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By Andrew Mayada
Bloomberg News
Friday, March 23, 2018

China's ambassador to the U.S. wouldn't rule out the possibility of the Asian nation scaling back purchases of Treasuries in response to tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump.

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