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Gold Newsletter editor Brien Lundin today calls attention to a new report by Myrmikan Capital's Dan Oliver about the gold price that would be necessary for U.S. gold reserves to back the dollar at levels that once were traditional:
Despite Wednesday's rather sensational inflation news, inflation isn't accelerating as much as it is breaking away from the camouflage that long has been thrown over it by the U.S. government and mainstream financial news organizations.
How will financial news organizations and gold and silver market analysts explain tonight's smashing of monetary metals prices in the futures market?
Having just gotten from the Bank of England an exemption from the "Basel 3" protocol that threatened to make the "paper gold" business prohibitively expensive for bullion banks, the London Bullion Market Association announced yesterday...
Among the many analytical reports arguing that economic fundamentals are such that the gold price should rise sharply, the annual "In Gold We Trust" reports by Incrementum AG in Liechtenstein always have provided the most supporting...
At least the Financial Times now has come clean about its hostility to gold – as well as to free markets and elementary journalism.
The recent monthly statements of account published by the Bank for International Settlements indicate that the bank is still actively trading gold swaps, which the bank uses to gain access to gold held by commercial banks.
Ross Norman, proprietor of venerable London bullion dealer Sharps Pixley, writes today, "Gold is struggling to find friends." Is Norman himself one? It apparently depends on the day.
In an essay at the Monetary Metals blog headlined "Backwardation, the Bank of England, and Falling Prices" -- the firm's vice president of operations, Bron Suchecki, offers an explanation of one of the anomalies of the gold market,...
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Oh, for a journalist who would put a few serious questions to Franco-Nevada Chairman Pierre Lassonde, former chairman of the World Gold Council, when he says, as he told Daniela Cambone of Kitco News this week...
China is poised to become world's biggest gold consumer.

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