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Brien Lundin: Is this the turning point for gold and silver?

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By Brien Lundin, Editor
Gold Newsletter / Golden Opportunities
Metairie, Louisiana
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

It looks like I might have been a bit too conservative on the timing of gold's next rally.

I didn't expect it until shortly before the Fed's next meeting concludes, on the 22nd of this month, or even a bit later. That's because one of the key technical indicators that I've watched for decades seemed to need a bit more time to complete its cycle.

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New Orleans is back to normal so join GATA at the great conference there next month

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Brien Lundin
Editor, Gold Newsletter
CEO, the New Orleans Investment Conference
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

With this year's New Orleans Investment Conference just around the corner -- Tuesday through Friday, October 19-22 -- the timing couldn't be better for a metals rally.

If you're a serious investor, you need to attend this blockbuster, in-person event.

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps fell slightly in August but remain high

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Robert Lambourne
Sunday, September 12, 2021

The recently released August statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements -

— contains information suggesting a decrease of about 38 tonnes in the bank's gold swaps in August, from 502 tonnes to 464 tonnes. 

This compares to the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February 25 this year.

Dawson City, heart of the Yukon gold rush, still has stories to tell

Section: Daily Dispatches

The lucky few who attended GATA's Gold Rush 21 conference in Dawson City in 2005 and endorsed the Dawson Declaration may especially appreciate this wonderful journalism about a recent visit to the town.

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125 Years After Gold Was Discovered in the Yukon, We Ventured up to Dawson City. Here's What It Looks Like Now

By Brendan Kiley
Seattle Times
Saturday, September 10, 2021

Ronan Manly: Can corporate treasurers afford to ignore Palantir's gambit on gold?

Section: Daily Dispatches

12:40p ET Friday, September 10, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Having just announced purchase of $50 million in gold bars, data-analysis giant Palantir might know something, Bullion Star researcher Ronan Manly writes today, especially since the company does a lot of business for the U.S. government.

Manly's commentary is headlined "Can Corporate Treasurers Afford to Ignore Palantir's Gambit on Gold?" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

Sibanye wants to tap green metals boom as gold deals lack value

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Sibanye wants to tap green metals noom as gold deals lack value

By Felix Njini
Bloomberg News
Thursday, September 8, 2021

Sibanye Stillwater Ltd.'s dealmaking boss said the precious metal miner's immediate priority is to expand in battery metals rather than gold.

Some of the biggest mining companies are expanding into or eying commodities tied to the green revolution, such as metals used in electric-vehicle batteries. 

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Biden administration moves to halt Pebble mine in Alaska

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Alex DeMarban
Anchorage Daily News, Alaska
Thursday, September 9, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it will resume its effort to halt the Pebble copper and gold project in southwest Alaska, in order to protect Bristol Bay's salmon-rich waters from the risk of a mining accident.

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Good Mining Exploration Resumes Search
for Gold at Golden Target Project in Ontario

Ted Butler: A gold whale surfaces

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Ted Butler
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Compelling data in recent commitments of traders reports point to the emergence of a very large buyer in Comex gold futures. 

The last four CoT reports, starting with the report for positions held as of August 10, show a dramatic increase on the long side in gold for the four largest traders (not to be confused with the concentrated short position I speak of regularly, particularly in silver). 

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Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Inflation is not 'transitory' and stagflation is on the way

Section: Daily Dispatches

10:20p ET Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Inflation, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke writes today, is far from "transitory" if the commodity charts he presents are any indication. Indeed, Hemke writes, the data is starting to scream "stagflation."

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Ex-Treasury official whose leaks exposed corrupt banks goes to prison for it

Section: Daily Dispatches

By David Mack
BuzzFeed News, New York
Friday, September 3, 2021

Natalie "May" Edwards has made a pact with her 16-year-old daughter: Every night before bed for the next six months, each will say a quiet prayer at the exact same time. Her daughter will be doing so from home in Virginia. Edwards will be doing so from a women's federal prison in West Virginia.