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By Jonathan StempelReutersFriday, April 17, 2015 The U.S. government must return 10 exceptionally rare gold coins worth millions of dollars each to a Pennsylvania family from which the purloined coins were seized a decade ago, a federal appeals court ruled today. By a 2-1 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit ...
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By Alasdair MacleodGoldMoney.comFriday, April 17, 2015 There are two connected reasons usually cited for the current dollar strength: the U.S. economy is performing better than all the others, leading toward relatively higher U.S. dollar interest rates, and that this is triggering a scramble for dol...
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By Lefteris Papadimas and Deepa BabingtonReutersFriday, April 17, 2015 ATHENS -- Greece will need to tap all the remaining cash reserves across its public sector -- a total of 2 billion euros ($2.16 billion) -- to pay civil service wages and pensions at the end of the month, according to finance min...
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2:40p ET Thursday, April 16, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Perpetuating "quantitative easing," USAGold's Mike Kosares writes today, will be inflationary and tend to support the gold price, while ending QE likely will shake the markets and support the gold price as well. Kosares' commentary is h...
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4:55 ET Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: As this is federal and state tax deadline day in the United States, it's worth being reminded by Beardsley Ruml, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and instigator of federal income tax withholding, that, in a fi...
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From the British Broadcasting Corp., LondonWednesday, April 15, 2015 In the deepest salvage operation in history, a British-led team has recovered a $50 million (L34 million, E47 million) trove of coins that has lain on the seabed since the steamship carrying them from Bombay to England was sunk in ...
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State's Exports Enjoying a Gold Rush Massachusetts Shipped Nearly $2 Billion of the Precious Metal to Far-Flung Markets Last Year By Megan WoolhouseThe Boston GlobeTuesday, April 14, 2015 http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/04/14/golden-mystery-massachuse... Massachusetts' top export is not sle...
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2:10p ET Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson is expecting a substantial short squeeze in silver futures in about two weeks. His commentary is headlined "Another Silver Short Squeeze Looms" and it's posted at the TF Metals Report here: http://w...
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By Alexandra UlmerReutersMonday, April 13, 2015 Gold Reserve Inc. has served banks in Luxembourg with the equivalent of writs of garnishment relating to around $700 million in interest payments on Venezuelan bonds and funds, cranking up its push to collect an arbitration award from the South America...
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Kerin Hope and Tony BarberFinancial Times, LondonMonday, April 13, 2015 Greece is preparing to take the dramatic step of declaring a debt default unless it can reach a deal with its international creditors by the end of April, according to people briefed on the radical leftist government's thinking....
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8:07p ET Monday, April 13, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In the third of his series of reports on the International Monetary Fund's gold depositories, gold researcher and GATA consultant Ronan Manly writes that the agency's metal not only moves around but changes quality. His analysis is headli...
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3p ET Monday, April 13, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Attention, mainstream financial journalists! Here's something else important for you to ignore this week, thanks to the diligent eye of gold researcher and GATA consultant Ronan Manly. It's a breakfast meeting to be held Friday in Washington...
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1:42p ET Monday, April 13, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Gold-futures trading big banks seem to have completed another cycle of price suppression and the price of gold futures is likely to incline upward now, the TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson reports today. His commentary is headlined "Bank ...
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9:25p ET Saturday, April 11, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Zero Hedge tonight publishes a long excerpt from what may be the most recent serious treatment of the Bank for International Settlements, the 2013 book "Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank That Runs the World" by Adam...
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By Ben Protess and Jessica Silver-GreenbergThe New York TimesThursday, April 9, 2015 A long-running investigation into Wall Street's manipulation of interest rates is heading into a stark final chapter as authorities around the globe push Deutsche Bank to pay a record penalty and accept a criminal g...
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12:15p ET Friday, April 10, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: U.S. unemployment statistics are so unreliable that they never should be used as economic indicators, GoldMoney research director Alasdair Macleod writes today. His commentary is headlined "Confusion over U.S. Unemployment" and it's post...
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8:30a ET Friday, April 10, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Gold is again as out of favor as it was in 1999 when its bear market reversed into a bull market, Tocqueville Asset Management's John Hathaway writes in the firm's first-quarter gold strategy letter. Hathaway argues that gold looks like a...
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By Meenakshi Sharma and Krishna N. DasReutersThursday, April 9, 2015 The two-century-old Shree Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai devoted to the Hindu elephant-headed god Ganesha bristles with closed-circuit cameras and is guarded by 65 security officers. It is one of India's richest temples, having ama...
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7:15a ET Friday, April 9, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Bullion Star proprietor Torgny Persson writes this week that not all central banks are anti-gold. There are more or less pro-gold governments too, Persson writes, including those of China, Russia, Singapore, and even the super-government o...
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By Pam and Russ MartensWall Street on Parade, New YorkWednesday, April 8, 2015 Having defeated the Crown in a bloody revolution some two centuries ago, Americans don't like living under a patriarchy, oligarchy or kleptocracy. Unfortunately, the U.S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, is a little of ...
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