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India's gold imports increase by 23% to $34.6 billion in 2020-21 - From the Press Trust of Indiavia The Times of India, MumbaiSunday, April 18, 2021NEW DELHI -- Gold imports, which have a bearing on the country's current account deficit, rose by 22.58 per cent to US$34.6 billion (about Rs 2.54 lakh crore) during 2020-21 due to increased domestic demand, according to the Commerce Ministry data.... Dispatch continues below ...ADVERTISEMENTProduction Due Soon fro...

California gold fever still reigns as new prospectors seek to reopen giant mine - By Kurtis AlexanderSan Francisco ChronicleSunday, April 18, 2021GRASS VALLEY, California -- It has been a long time since California's gold country has churned out any big mining fortunes.The rush of prospectors and the blasting of ore have given way to small towns comfortable in the quiet of the foothills. The glory of the Mother Lode today lives largely in history museums, local tourism ads a...

Biden shows he too will wield U.S. financial system as foreign policy weapon - By Katrina MansonFinancial Times, LondonSaturday, April 17, 2021By using American banks as a cudgel against Russia, Joe Biden has shown his willingness to weaponise the U.S. financial system against foes, continuing a tactic honed during the Obama years and dramatically ramped up under Donald Trump. ... Dispatch continues below ...ADVERTISEMENTProduction Due Soon from VanGold Miningin Silver an...

U.S. rigs gold to defend dollar and control interest rates, GATA secretary tells Palisades Gold Radio - From Palisades Gold RadioSaturday, April 17, 2021Palisades Gold Radio's Tom Bodrovics welcomes Chris Powell, secretary treasurer of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, to the show.Chris explains why gold is manipulated, since governments want to control and monopolize currencies. Gold is an independent global reserve system, and it acts as a competitor to government monetary issuance. Central...

Help Chris Marcus question the CFTC, though we already know the big answer - 9:56p ET Saturday, April 17, 2021Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):Chris Marcus of Arcadia Economics has assembled a compelling list of questions about what seems like the indifference of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to misconduct and manipulation in the silver market, which the commission is supposed to regulate.... Dispatch continues below ...ADVERTISEMENTProduction D...

Kitco News

This is the biggest bubble of all-time, and it’s going to 'haunt us' - Peter Grandich - (Kitco News) - This is the biggest bubble of all-time, and it’s going to ‘haunt us’ – Peter Grandich

'Severe deflation': Everything depends on rising stock market, even commodities - Bloomberg Intelligence - (Kitco News) - The stock market needs to keep on rising to avoid deflation, which is weighing on commodities even in light of all the quantitative easing introduced last year, according to Bloomberg Intelligence.

Gold, silver see corrective pullbacks in fledgling price uptrends - (Kitco News) - Gold and silver prices are lower in midday U.S. trading Monday, on routine downside corrections after gold prices hit a seven-week high overnight and silver hit a three-week high Friday.

China calls bitcoin 'investment alternative' as Fed maintains crypto is 'speculation' - (Kitco News) - Are the U.S. and China's views on bitcoin starting to diverge? China's central bank is now calling bitcoin an "investment alternative." This comes just a few days after the Federal Reserve maintained the view that cryptocurrencies are "vehicles for speculation."

Gold remains an important risk hedge with equities at record levels - Morgan Stanley - (Kitco News) - With U.S. equity markets hitting record levels on a daily basis and the growing threat of inflation sharply rising, investors might want to look at gold as a portfolio hedge, according to a senior bank executive.

Western Europe's 'most significant spodumene lithium project' gets enviro permit - (Kitco News) - Savannah Resources (AIM:SAV) said last week it received a positive environmental impact assessment for its Mina do Barroso lithium project in Portugal.

Jim Rogers: History shows that Bitcoin will be outlawed if it becomes 'successful' - (Kitco News) - Money will become more and more digitized, according to Jim Rogers, investor, best-selling author, and co-founder of the Quantum Fund, but the question is whether or not non-government issued digital currencies will prevail.

China clears the way for a massive amount of gold imports - (Kitco News) - China has cleared the way for gold imports A weekend Reuters exclusive report has suggested about 150 tonnes of gold (worth $8.5 billion at current prices) is likely to be shipped into China following the green light from Beijing, four sources said.

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have opposing views on the U.S. dollar - (Kitco News) - Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have opposing views on the U.S. dollar As we know recently the dollar has been playing havoc on the gold price along with U.S. 10 year yields. Risk sentiment has not been too much of a problem with gold and stocks both moving together on most of the days that the yellow metal rises.

Bitcoin daily chart alert - Bulls now working to keep price uptrend alive - Apr. 19 - (Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are higher in early U.S. trading Monday as the bulls work to recover from the weekend shellacking that dropped prices to a four-week low.

Zero Hedge

Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs "Anti-Riot" Bill Into Law, Creating Tougher Penalties For Non-Peaceful-Protesters - Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs "Anti-Riot" Bill Into Law, Creating Tougher Penalties For Non-Peaceful-Protesters Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill that intends to crack down on violent protests and riots in the state. DeSantis, a Republican, signed the so-called “anti-riot” measure in Polk County, saying it is “the stron...

NY Requires Nursing-Home Workers To Sign Paperwork If They "Opt Out" Of COVID Jab - NY Requires Nursing-Home Workers To Sign Paperwork If They "Opt Out" Of COVID Jab Now that nearly 130MM Americans have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the CDC announced Monday that all adults aged 16 and over across the US are now eligible to receive the vaccine. Almost 130MM people 18 or older have received at least one dose of a vaccine, or 50.4% of the to...

Musk Goes "All In": Claims Data Says Autopilot Not Engaged In Fatal Houston Wreck - Musk Goes "All In": Claims Data Says Autopilot Not Engaged In Fatal Houston Wreck Earlier today, we reported about a Tesla Model S wreck that killed two men when the vehicle with "no driver" slammed into a tree and caught fire. It appeared to be an obvious instance where Autopilot and/or Full Self Driving could and would be the "front and center" suspect for the wreck. The story i...

Chauvin Judge Blasts "Abhorrent" Maxine Waters' Words; Says May "Result In This Whole Trial Being Overturned" - Chauvin Judge Blasts "Abhorrent" Maxine Waters' Words; Says May "Result In This Whole Trial Being Overturned" Update (2015ET): It's been quite a few days for the millionaire south-central LA congresswoman. First she incites violence and questions the US judicial system, then violence takes place resulting in injuries, then she is denigrated for actions, and turns around and blames ...

Japan's Hardest-Hit Regions Push For COVID State Of Emergency As Olympics Safety Review Looms - Japan's Hardest-Hit Regions Push For COVID State Of Emergency As Olympics Safety Review Looms President Biden has given his uneasy blessing to Japan and Tokyo's resolution to hold the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, which is set to begin in just a few months. Still, it's looking unlikely that the President will attend in person, and as the level of attendance looks increasingly uncertai...

The Media Lied Repeatedly About Officer Brian Sicknick's Death. And They Just Got Caught - The Media Lied Repeatedly About Officer Brian Sicknick's Death. And They Just Got Caught By Gleen Greenwald, first posted on Substack Just as with the Russia Bounty debacle, they will never acknowledge what they did. Their audience wants to be lied to for partisan gain and emotional pleasure. U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a congressional tribute to th...

Lordstown Motors' "Endurance" All-Electric Pickup Fails To Endure Baja Race - Lordstown Motors' "Endurance" All-Electric Pickup Fails To Endure Baja Race Lordstown Motors' electric pickup truck, Endurance, did not endure too long in the SCORE San Felipe 250 in San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday.  What a ride it has been leading up to race day. We did not cross the finish line, but we are proud of the work our team and partners put in to make ...

China Launches New App Allowing Citizens To Report Others For Expressing "Mistaken Opinions" - China Launches New App Allowing Citizens To Report Others For Expressing "Mistaken Opinions" Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, China’s Communist government has launched a new app that encourages citizens to report dissidents for expressing “mistaken opinions” on the Internet. The new platform will target anyone who criticizes the dictatorship’s ruling CCP, dispute...

Lumber Hasn't Had A Down Day Since March 26... And It's Sending Home Prices Soaring Even Higher - Lumber Hasn't Had A Down Day Since March 26... And It's Sending Home Prices Soaring Even Higher Less than a week ago, we published an article explaining that the ongoing "Supply Chain Collapse Leads To Lumber Frenzy, Soaring Home Prices." Since then the lumber buying frenzy has gotten even more out of control, with prices surging another 12%, and as Bloomberg's Aoyon Ashraf points ...

Vast Stretches Of America Have Now Descended Into A State Of Deep Economic Hopelessness - Vast Stretches Of America Have Now Descended Into A State Of Deep Economic Hopelessness Authored by Michael Snyder via TheMostImportantNews.com, Even though the stock market has been booming and the corporate media is full of talk about “recovery”, there are many communities in the United States where a permanent atmosphere of despair seems to hang in the air.  The federal gove...

MarketWatch - Top Stories

The Wall Street Journal: Oatly, backed by Oprah and Blackstone, files for IPO - Oatly Group AB has formally filed paperwork Monday for an initial public offering in the U.S., nine months after private-equity giant Blackstone Group Inc. and a handful high-profile celebrities took a stake in the oat milk producer.

Capitol Report: Cannabis-banking bill approved by House; future in Senate uncertain - Marijuana-related businesses would have one industry obstacle -- access to the U.S. banking system -- made less burdensome under a bill that passed the House on Monday evening.

What's Worth Streaming: Here’s everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021 - Barry Jenkins' adaptation of 'The Underground Railroad' and the star-studded anthology series 'Solos' highlight May's original releases

: Derek Chauvin trial judge warns Maxine Waters’ comments ‘may result in this whole trial being overturned’ - Chauvin’s defense attorney said Waters’ calls to ‘get more confrontational’ intimidated the jury. The judge suggested this could be used in an appeal.

Earnings Results: IBM surprises with revenue gain, see growth returning to pre-COVID-19 levels - International Business Machines Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Monday as the tech giant not only topped Wall Street estimates and broke a streak of declining revenue levels but forecast a return to pre-COVID-19 growth levels.

The Big Move: ‘I don’t have the funds or the gusto’: My wife painted our house in Rustic Western — now Realtors want us to whitewash our lives away - 'What in the heck am I supposed to believe, realize and trust in selling my house and buying another especially in todays seller’s market?'

: Lawsuits against Robinhood in the GameStop saga are getting their day in court — but there’s one big snag - Monday, April 19 marked an important initial court date. Here's what happened.

: ‘We’re still blazing the trail’: Joe Biden wants to create millions of infrastructure jobs — but will his plan help women rejoin the workforce? - Women have a lot to gain from entering the male-dominated field but pervasive of harassment and overt discrimination may stand in their way, experts told MarketWatch.

: The world’s fossil-fuel addiction has only gotten stronger — so here’s where to invest, says Wells Fargo’s LaForge - Since Earth Day was first celebrated decades ago, fossil fuels have become a larger percentage of global energy use, according to a Wells Fargo report.

Outside the Box: Have you claimed Social Security and then gone back to work? - Don't fall afoul of the earnings test

GoldCore

[Chartwatch] Long Term Gold/US Dollar Cycles Show Big Trends for Metals – Part 1 - This months Chartwatch features an article that has been reproduced with the kind permission of Chris Vermeulen of TheTechnicalTraders.com. Chris will be a guest on GoldCore TV in the New Year and this article will serve as a great introduction to Chris’s work in technical analysis… Over the past few months, my research team and […] The post [Chartwatch] Long Term Gold/US Dollar Cycles Show Big...

[Featured Article] Beware of Trump’s Legacy to Political Culture - This weeks feature article is by Patrick Smyth, Europe Editor of The Irish Times. I have been intrigued in the last few days by a number of insightful international press columns dissecting what Donald Trump has meant to his country’s political culture: enduring legacies that go beyond his toxic politics. Other damage – the product of significant […] The post [Featured Article] Beware of Trump’...

[Featured Article] Gold Prices Fall to Lowest Finish in a Week - Via MarketWatch Today’s Featured Article is from MarketWatch with contributions from GoldCore CEO Stephen Flood. Gold futures fell on Wednesday, posting their first loss in three sessions and marking their lowest finish in a week, weighed down by strength in the U.S. dollar, as investors awaited further progress toward a new COVID-19 relief package in Congress […] The post [Featured Article] Go...

BullionStar

LBMA acknowledges “Buying Frenzy” in Silver Market and silver shortage Fears - A new report on silver from LBMA acknowledges the Silver Squeeze, and confirms the risk that London ETFs could have faced a lack of supply.

Hungarian central bank boosts its gold reserves by 3000% in less than 3 years - With its latest purchase, Hungary's central bank has tripled its gold reserves to 94.5 tonnes, and since 2018 its gold reserves are up 3000%.

BullionStar Perspectives - Physical Demand is Awakening the Silver Bull - Filmed on 19 March 2021 In this episode of BullionStar Perspectives, Ronan Manly discusses all things silver with a legendary figure in the silver market, David Morgan. Widely known and universally respected, David is an acknowledged guru of the silver market, and has been writing about and analyzing the silver market for many years. He is also author of the Morgan Report and a number of book...

MishTalk

The UK Considers a New Central Bank Digital Currency, What Happens to Cash? - Central bank digital currencies are coming and likely sooner than most expect.

An Amusing Look at Brexit Scare Stories vs What Actually Happened - Apart from a short-lived disruption of trade flows Brexit has been a macroeconomic non-event.

Maxine Waters Should Be Expelled From Congress For Inciting Violence - Maxine Waters urged Minnesota protesters to 'stay on the street' if Chauvin acquitted in the Floyd case.

"Give It to Me Straight, Doc" Bill Maher Blasts the Leftist Media on Covid-19 Propaganda - Bill Maher goes after the media, doctors, and politicians in a scathing but accurate blast at Covid-19 lies, coverups, and the real problem.

A Welcome Thaw in Nuclear Talks With Iran Now Includes Saudi Arabia - U.S. said indirect talks with Iran have been ‘constructive’ and reports of talks between Iran and Saudi also signal progress.

James Rickards

Final Nail in the Coffin - This post Final Nail in the Coffin appeared first on Daily Reckoning. By August, we'll know if the country has held the line on reckless spending and more welfare or if Biden will get to make history by permanently pushing America to the left in the manner of FDR's original New Deal and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. The post Final Nail in the Coffin appeared first on Daily Reckoning.

Archegos: Snowflake That Triggers the Avalanche? - This post Archegos: Snowflake That Triggers the Avalanche? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Archegos Capital Management is a family office controlled by Bill Hwang, a former hedge fund trader. The post Archegos: Snowflake That Triggers the Avalanche? appeared first on Daily Reckoning.

War on Cash: The Next Phase - This post War on Cash: The Next Phase appeared first on Daily Reckoning. “Anyone who controls the money controls political power, the economy, and people’s lives”… The post War on Cash: The Next Phase appeared first on Daily Reckoning.

SRSrocco Report

Total World Silver Investment Continues To Put a Huge Squeeze On Global Mine Supply - After total world silver investment put a huge squeeze on global mine supply last year, the same trend continues during the first quarter of 2021.  Investment demand for both physical and ETF silver remains just as strong as it was last year.  This is putting a huge squeeze on the silver market...

SUPER LONG-TERM GOLD CHART TECHNICALS: And How U.S. Treasury Rate Impacting Price - Rarely do investors look at long-term charts when they analyze the precious metals.  Most of the time, investors are concerned with the daily, or weekly chart price action.  For example, I like to use the quarterly chart to see interesting technicals not found in the shorter-dated charts.  If we look at a super long-term...

GOLD & SILVER UPDATE APRIL 16TH: Hitting Important Technical Levels - After the precious metals have enjoyed a nice rally the past several weeks and are now hitting important technical levels, interestingly, silver continues to outperform gold due to both the ongoing ShortSqueeze campaign and broader markets hitting new highs.  It seems as if the Dow Jones and S&P 500...

Wolf Street

I’m Just the Little Guy Between the Boots of Giants, but I’m Having a Blast. Dear Readers, Please Donate to WOLF STREET - My Site Will Remain Open for All to Read, Even as More Sites Put Up Paywalls.

The Whole Inflationary Mindset Has Changed: People Are Paying Sharply Higher Vehicle Prices Instead of Going on Buyers’ Strike - Wolf Richter on "This Week in Money."

Stock Market Leverage in La-La Land, Rises to Historic WTF High - Archegos shows how leverage is the great accelerator of stock prices on the way up, and on the way down. One of its bets, ViacomCBS collapsed by 60%.

TF Metals Report

Deja Red - By TF 57 Comments | 19 Likes It's deja vu all over again, as Yogi Berra once said. Just as recently as last Wednesday, nearly everything on the commodity board was green except, of course, for the Comex precious metals. And now here we are again today. So let's start with a screenshot of the TFMR homepage. Again, this is from last Wednesday's morning update: Today didn't begin this way. ...

That Next Green Candle - By TF 62 Comments | 22 Likes If you were following along yesterday, then you'll recall our interest in seeing another big green candle on the daily chart today. Things didn't look too good last night but that has all turned around today and now we'll wait to see if we can hold these gains through the close. If anything, at least it's Friday and we can all take a few days off once things wr...

Exploiting Inefficiencies - By TF 67 Comments | 36 Likes You and I are nobodies. Just simple little peons trying to get by and plan for the future. However, there is Big Money in this world and one of the ways Big Money got big and stays big is by having the wisdom and experience to spot... and then exploit ...market inefficiencies. Think of that lizard creature Soros and his career-making trade in the British Pound...

Gold-Eagle News

Gold Price Forecast: Gold In Consolidation - Stocks Minimum Decline Met - By Jim Curry - December 08, 2019Last week's trading saw gold bottoming on Monday, here doing so with the tag of the 1459.80 (February, 2020 contract). From there, a sharp rally was seen into mid-week, with the metal pushing all the way up to a high of 1489.90 - before selling...

Sell The NASDAQ Index…And Buy Gold - By Egon von Greyerz - December 04, 2019In the long history of governments and central banks deceiving the people, August 15 1971 was just another date in the calendar. Throughout history, the ruling elite has always cheated the people. But the leaders’ irresponsible actions are...

Gold Price Forecast: Gold Prepping For Multi-Week Rally - By Jim Curry - December 01, 2019Last week's trading saw gold forming its low early in the week - here doing so with the tag of the 1456.70 figure (February, 2020 contract), made on a Tuesday time bottom. From there, strength was seen into later in the week, with the metal...

Jim Sinclair

Greatest Violations of Nuremberg Code in History – Catherine Austin Fitts - By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Saturday Night Post 4.17.2021) Investment advisor and former Assistant Secretary of Housing Catherine Austin Fitts contends CV19 and the vaccines to cure it are more about control than depopulation.  Fitts explains, “I think the bankers are trying to chip us.  Moderna describes their injection, gene therapy as an ‘operating system.’  I... Read more »

Jim’s Mailbox - Visuals on a melted dollar. Bill

In The News Today - Bill Holter’s Commentary Where there is smoke…? LBMA Acknowledges “Buying Frenzy” In Silver Market And Silver Shortage FearsApril 13, 2021 The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has just published a new report titled “Silver Ivestment 2021: Report” which looks at recent developments in the investment silver sector. While it’s not clear who actually wrote the... Read more »

Silver Doctors

Yet Another Ridiculous Stock Market Bubble, In Three Charts - The Fiat Currency Age is nothing if not repetitious… by John Rubino of Dollar Collapse The Fiat Currency Age is nothing if not repetitious. There are dozens of charts that […]

GOLD, SILVER & MINERS MAY HAVE STARTED A NEW LONGER-TERM BULLISH TREND - We may soon see a stronger bullish price rally in precious metals which may drive miners 3x to 5x higher as… by Chris Vermeulen of The Technical Traders METALS & […]

There Is No Silver Scam At The Perth Mint - They actually have the silver. Here’s what’s happening now, and here’s what’s behind the rumors… by Peter Schiff of Peter Schiff Podcast Record setting day and week for the markets.Dollar […]

The Plan to Save the Postal Service by Making It Even Worse - Using the same logic as shooting a hole in the barn and then painting the target around it… by Doug French via Mises There is likely no more loathsome federal […]

Gold Stocks Breakouts Galore - Breakout! Breakout! Breakout! by Morris Hubbartt  Super Force Signals A Leading Market Timing Service We Take Every Trade Ourselves! Email: trading@superforcesignals.com trading@superforce60.com Here are today’s videos and charts. The videos […]

Harvey Organ

APRIL 19/YOUR TYPICAL RAID DAY FOR GOLD AND SILVER: GOLD DOWN $9.25 TO $1770.25//SILVER DOWN 31 CENTS TO $25.76//STRONG ADVANCE IN GOLD TONNAGE STANDING AT THE COMEX TO: 90.08 TONNES/SILVER OZ REM... - GOLD:$1770.25   DOWN $9.25   The quote is London spot price Silver:$25.76 DOWN  $0.31   London spot price ( cash market) your data.       Closing access prices:  London spot i)Gold : $1770.80 LONDON SPOT  4:30 pm ii)SILVER:  $25.82//LONDON SPOT  4:30 pm PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM PRICES BY GOLD-EAGLE (MORE ACCURATE     PLATINIUM  $1211.37 UP $2.31 PALLADIUM: […]

King World News

We Have Now Seen The Gold Breakout We’ve Been Looking For - We have now seen the gold breakout we've been looking for. The post We Have Now Seen The Gold Breakout We’ve Been Looking For appeared first on King World News.

For Those Of You Watching Prices Of Gold, US Dollar, Bitcoin And Lumber… - For those of you watching the prices of gold, US dollar, Bitcoin and lumber... The post For Those Of You Watching Prices Of Gold, US Dollar, Bitcoin And Lumber… appeared first on King World News.

Greyerz: The Perth Mint Is In Trouble – Where Is Their Clients’ Physical Gold & Silver? - Today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE and historic moves in currencies and metals told King World News that the Perth Mint, which is run by the Australian government, does not appear to have their client's physical gold and silver. Is a major scandal brewing? The post Greyerz: The Perth Mint Is In Trouble – Where Is Their Clients’ Physical Gold & Silver? appeared firs...

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