Daily Dispatches

Rand Paul, NY Sun denounce Fed's plutocratic objectives

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9p ET Monday, January 11, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Incisive criticism of the plutocratic objectives and effects of the Federal Reserve comes tonight from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and the New York Sun.

RBS cries 'sell everything' as deflationary crisis nears

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By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The Telegraph, London
Monday, January 11, 2016

RBS has advised clients to brace for a "cataclysmic year" and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil may plummet to $16 a barrel.

Eric King: Gold/oil ratio hits extreme in gold's favor

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7:40p ET Monday, January 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Eric King of King World News reports tonight that the gold/oil ratio has just reached an extreme in gold's favor, signifying that gold has held up well amid the collapse in other commodities:

http://kingworldnews.com/the-gold-market-has-just-experienced-a-stunning...

Investors fleeing China's stock-market turmoil seek safety in gold

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By Biman Mukherji
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 11, 2016

HONG KONG -- China's stock-market volatility is driving up the price of gold as investors seeking safety pile into the yellow metal, reversing expectations that the price would slump this year in the wake of a strengthening dollar.

Scrap Bank of England's powers after century of boom and bust, think-tank says

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By Peter Spence
The Telegraph, London
Monday, January 11, 2016

The Bank of England should abolish the Monetary Policy Committee and dump its inflation target because the regime has been responsible for creating a century of boom and bust, a think-tank has claimed.

Saudis told to prop up currency amid global devaluation war fears

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By Mehreen Khan
The Telegraph, London
Sunday, January 10, 2016

Saudi Arabia should use its massive foreign exchange reserves to defend the riyal amid fears the world is descending into a new phase of global currency wars, the World Bank has said.

Brookings Institution posts GATA secretary's questions to Bernanke

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8:10p Saturday, January 9, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

TF Metals Report: Another 'conspiracy theory' becomes conspiracy fact

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8p ET Saturday, January 9, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

OMG -- FT prints something hopeful about gold, if for the wrong reason

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But yes, most gold-mining executives are indeed "blithering idiots."

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Golden Opportunity? The Capital Cycle Is Turning

Merryn Somerset Webb
Financial Times, London
Friday, January 8, 2016

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c38b6b8c-b5f3-11e5-b147-e5e5bba42e51.html

China faces currency issues beyond US dollar

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By Roger Blitz
Financial Times, London
Friday, January 8, 2016

The renminbi's steep fall against the dollar, which has caused investors so much mayhem, has obscured its relative strength against the currencies of some of China's trading partners.

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