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Chris Powell - GATA
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Mish - Global Economic Analysis
An Italian Regulator's Risk-Sharing Plan to "Cure the Eurozone"
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Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Financial Hell: 57 in Australia Cannot Afford An Extra $100 if Interest Rates Rise, Stress in Wealthiest Areas
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Graham Summer - Gains Pains & Capital
“Bigger Systemic Risk” Now Than 2008 - Bank of England
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Bullion Vault
Silver Doubles Gold Price Gain After Comex Speculators Turn 'Net Bearish', Bond Yields Retreat Before ECB, BoJ Decisions
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Mark O'Byrne -
“Bigger Systemic Risk” Now Than 2008 – Bank of England
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Andy Sutton
UK Banks Ordered to Hold More Reserves as Consumer Debt Surges
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Chris Powell - GATA
Hambro ousted from gold miner Petropavlovsk after battle with Russian investors
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Mark O'Byrne -
RBS Fail Bank of England Stress Test
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Gordon Long - Market Analytics
Financial Repression is Now 'In-Play'!
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Ronan Manly - Bullion Star
From Bank of England to LBMA: The ‘independent’ Chair of the LBMA Board
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Sunday, October 2, 2016
Axel Merk - Merk Fund
Failure of Inflation Targeting!
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24hGold - Publicnow
Update on Keybridge EGM to Remove Andrew Moffat and Appoint Bentley Nominees to Board
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
David Jensen
Detonation of the LBMA - It Wasn't Brexit, Governor Carney
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Monday, July 4, 2016
The Gold Report
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The Gold Report
President Trump President Clinton Gold Up in Both Scenarios
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Chris Ciovacco - Ciovacco Capital Management
The Easiest Way For The Bullish Case To Improve
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Gordon Long - Market Analytics
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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
24hGold - Publicnow
Change in substantial holding
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
24hGold - Yahoo
1:01 pm CMS Energy increases qtrly dividend to $0.31 from $0.29/share
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Thursday, January 21, 2016