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Jul 14, 2014

GATA THE GATA DISPATCH - July 14, 2014 I Jim Sinclair: Popular delusions and the madness of the crowd.

Jim Sinclair: Popular delusions and the madness of the crowd

Submitted by cpowell on Monday, July 14, 2014.  By Jim Sinclair
Monday, July 14, 2014
Manipulation such as the sale of $1.3 billion worth of paper gold at an illiquid time today is not to protect the dollar or bull the general equity market. It is to make money for the manipulators that want to cover their shorts here and begin to expand their long positions. That sale was a pure construct as there was no news to sustain the sell or to initiate it in the time span of its occurrence. ...
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Reuters | Deals Today July 14, 2014: British Airways owner makes firm order for 20 Airbus A320neo jets.

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British Airways owner makes firm order for 20 Airbus A320neo jets
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways owner IAG placed a firm order for 20 Airbus 320neo aircraft on Monday, a deal worth well over $1 billion at list prices, and which coincided with the first day of the Farnborough Airshow.
Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Smoking-related lawsuits against U.S. tobacco giants are leveling off, making it more likely that a merger between rivals Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc will go through, analysts who follow the industry said.
Chocolate maker Lindt makes surprise move on U.S. candy maker Russell Stover
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss chocolate maker Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli said it had agreed to acquire family-owned U.S. candy business Russell Stover, giving it a bigger presence in the world's largest chocolate market.
Malaysia's EPF, RHB hire advisors for bank merger talks: sources
SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's state Employees Provident Fund and RHB Capital have hired investment banks to advise on the country's biggest banking merger, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Vinatex delays domestic IPO to September
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), Vietnam's top textile manufacturer, said on Monday it will delay for two months its initial public offering originally scheduled for next week to give investors more time to assess the company's performance.
Troubled Epirito Santo family loosens grip on Portugal's BES
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's financially troubled Espirito Santo family loosened its grip on the country's largest listed bank, announcing a stake sale and hastening management change after prompting from the central bank which is trying to calm investors.
Generali sells BSI to BTG Pactual for 1.5 billion Swiss francs
MILAN (Reuters) - Generali has agreed to sell Swiss private bank BSI to Brazil's BTG Pactual for 1.5 billion Swiss francs ($1.7 billion) in cash and stock, offloading an unprofitable non-core unit and boosting its financial strength.
GE Aviation expects $30 billion of orders at Farnborough Airshow
FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Engine maker GE expects $30 billion of orders for itself and joint venture CFM during the Farnborough Airshow and said it was the right decision that the A330neo plane launched by Airbus will be powered only by engines from rival Rolls-Royce.
Australia's David Jones shareholders weigh South African Woolworths bid
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shareholders of David Jones Ltd, Australia's No. 2 department store by sales, on Monday began a crucial meeting to vote on a $2 billion takeover bid from South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd.
Shire says ready to recommend AbbVie's $53 billion offer
LONDON (Reuters) - London-listed drugmaker Shire said on Monday it was ready to recommend a new 31 billion pounds ($53 billion) takeover offer from AbbVie, entering talks after receiving a fifth bid from the U.S. firm.