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11p ET Thursday, May 28, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Silver miners must petition the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for answers about the grotesque speculative positions in silver futures contracts if the rigging of the silver market is ever to be broken, whistleblower Ted Butler w...
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It would be hard to miss the point more spectacularly than this. * * * Austria's Central Bank to Repatriate L3.5 Billion of Gold Reserves from UK By Phillip InmanThe Guardian, LondonThursday, May 28, 2016 http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/may/29/austrias-central-bank-to... Austria's central ...
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By Chiara AlbaneseThe Wall Street JournalWednesday, May 27, 2015 Two of the world's biggest currency-trading platforms plan to restrict a controversial industry practice in which banks can pull out of trades at the last moment if the market moves against them. Thomson Reuters Corp. and BATS Global M...
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Austria Plan to Repatriate Gold Not Linked to Brexit Talk: Nowotny By Michael ShieldsReutersThursday, May 28, 2015 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/28/us-austria-gold-nowotny-idUSKB... VIENNA, Austria -- A decision by the Austrian central bank to repatriate some gold from London by 2020 is "ab...
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By Michael ShieldsReutersThursday, May 28, 2015 http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/28/austria-gold-idUSV9N0VR01A2015... Austria's central bank plans to repatriate some of its gold reserves from Britain after facing criticism for storing too much of the precious metal abroad, the bank said today....
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Company Announcementvia PRNewswireTuesday, May 26, 2015 NEW YORK -- The Direxion Shares ETF Trust II has decided to liquidate and close the Direxion Daily Gold Bull 3X Shares (BAR) exchange-traded fund based on the recommendation of Direxion Asset Management LLC, the fund's sponsor. Due to the fund'...
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Chinese Firm Zijin Mining Group Buys US$710 Million in Gold and Copper Assets By Jing YangSouth China Morning Post, Hong KongWednesday, May 27, 2015 http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1810014/chinese-firm-zi... Zijin Mining Group will buy US$710 million worth of gold and copper mining ...
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Bank of England Official Received Emails Relating to Libor Manipulation, Prosecutor Says By David EnrichThe Wall Street JournalWednesday, May 27, 2015 LONDON -- A senior Bank of England official received emails that were part of an alleged campaign to rig benchmark interest rates, according to evide...
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By Mike WardHouston ChronicleTuesday, May 26, 2015 http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/politics/texas/article/Texas-could-... AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas could get its own version of Fort Knox, the impenetrable repository for the nation's gold bullion, if the Legislature gets its way. Under House Bill 4...
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10:14p ET Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Seth Mason, founder of the Solidus Center, a nonprofit organization that aims to highlight the faults of the Federal Reserve, calls attention to the longstanding price-suppressive effect of the U.S. futures markets on gold and silver pric...
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By Tom Mitchell and Shawn DonnanFinancial Times, LondonTuesday, May 26, 2015 The International Monetary Fund has declared that China's currency is "no longer undervalued," marking a significant shift after more than a decade of criticism of Beijing's tight management of the renminbi. The move amount...
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Gold Smuggling at All-Time High, Seizures Total Rs 1,000 Crore By Deeptiman TiwaryThe Times of India, MumbaiWednesday, May 27, 2015 NEW DELHI -- For the first time in the history of gold smuggling in India, the seizure in illicit trade has crossed the rupees 1,000 crore mark in one financial year wi...
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By Elena Fabrichnaya and Alexander WinningReutersTuesday, May 26, 2015 Russia is increasing its gold holdings because gold is a reserve asset free from legal and political risks, a senior central banker said on Tuesday. The comments by Dmitry Tulin, who manages monetary policy at the central bank, r...
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10:50a ET Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Gold demand in China as signified by offtake from the Shanghai Gold Exchange is stronger than ever, gold researcher and GATA consultant Koos Jansen reports today, but he adds that he is more than skeptical of a recent report in Taiwan's C...
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11:51p ET Monday, May 25, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Bullion bank shorting of gold and silver on the New York Commodities Exchange has reached grotesque levels, the TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson writes tonight -- 350 percent of the total available supplies of gold and silver reported in C...
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By Ruby Lian and A. AnanthalakshmiReutersMonday, May 25, 2015 China has established a fund that is expected to raise about $16 billion for gold-related investment as part of its "Silk Road" initiative to develop trade and transport infrastructure across Asia and beyond, official media reported. The ...
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By Hannah DreierAssociated Pressvia Minneapolis Star-TribuneSaturday, May 24, 2015 CARACAS, Venezuela -- It's still possible to buy a gleaming Ford truck in Venezuela, rent a chic apartment in Caracas, and snag an American Airlines flight to Miami. Just not in the country's official currency. As the...
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9:40p ET Sunday, May 24, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Interviewed by USA Watchdog's Greg Hunter, GATA Chairman Bill Murphy says governments and investment banks need to suppress gold and silver prices to avert a "derivatives nightmare." Murphy adds that it's strange that silver is the only mar...
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By James TitcombThe Telegraph, LondonSaturday, May 23, 2015 Banks are bracing for hundreds of millions of pounds in new claims for foreign exchange manipulation from class-action lawsuits triggered by last week's vast market rigging fines. Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, and four other banks were ...
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6:50p ET Saturday, May 23, 2015 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Greece, its government, and its people can go down but the European Central Bank means to protect the country's banks, Sprott Asset Management's Eric Sprott tells King World News today. The bankers, Sprott says, "care more about the banki...
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