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GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - October 22, 2015: 3 Articles: Alasdair Macleod: The decline of the dollar -- the consequences | Museum of American Finance in New York City will open gold exhibition Nov. 19 | Guy Christopher: The seven biggest lies told (and believed) about gold.

Alasdair Macleod: The decline of the dollar -- the consequences Submitted by cpowell on Thursday, October 22, 2015.  By Alasdair Macleod Research Director GoldMoney, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands Thursday, October 22, 2015 There are signs that the U.S. dollar, instead of consolidating the sharp rise that peaked last March, might be reversing its previously rising trend. Certainly a weakening dollar fits with the Federal Reserve Board's deferring attempts to raise interest rates from the zero bound, and reflects the growing chatter that negative rates cannot be ruled out. It should also interest us that there is evidence the Americans are beginning to take seriously the threats to the dollar's hegemonic status, and this is no longer just seen as a speculative possibility. ... ... For the remainder of the commentary: https://www.goldmoney.com/ decline-of-the-dollar-the- consequences?gmrefco... __________________________

The Guardian | World October 22, 2015: Deadly Blast Hits Shia Mosque in Pakistan

theguardian.com Deadly blast hits Shia mosque in Pakistan A suicide bombing at a Shia Muslim mosque has killed at least 10 people in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. Six children were among the dead and more than 20 people were wounded in the attack in the town of Bhaag, said the provincial home minister, Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti,. No claim of responsibility was made following the attack. Baluchistan, in eastern Pakistan , has been wracked by separatist violence and rising sectarianism for almost a decade. Security has been beefed up across Pakistan before the two-day Shia festival of Ashura. Public gatherings and marches are planned in most Pakistani cities on Friday and Saturday to commemorate the death of Hussain, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad. Mobile phone services will be suspended in cities in an attempt to foil remote-controlled bombings. Police have set up extra checkpoints and imposed restrictions on movement in s

The Guardian | World - October 22, 2015: Vladimir Putin accuses US of backing terrorism in Middle East

theguardian.com Vladimir Putin accuses US of backing terrorism in Middle East Shaun Walker   The Russian president, Vladimir Putin , has launched a stinging attack on US policy in the Middle Eas, accusing Washington of backing terrorism and playing a “double game” in the Middle East. In a speech on Thursday at the annual gathering of the Valdai Club, a group of Russian and international analysts and politicians, Putin said the US had attempted to use terrorist groups as “a battering ram to overthrow regimes they don’t like”. He said: “It’s always hard to play a double game – to declare a fight against terrorists but at the same time try to use some of them to move the pieces on the Middle Eastern chessboard in your own favour. There’s no need to play with words and split terrorists into moderate and not moderate. I would like to know what the difference is.” Latest attack on Idlib hospital left at least 12 p

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on October 22, 2015.

NYSE Biggest Percentage Decliners | Nasdaq | Arca | Composite Find Historical Data | WHAT'S THIS? Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 5:01 pm ET   Issue (Roll over for charts and headlines) Price Chg % Chg Volume 1 Community Health Systems (CYH) $26.30 -14.25 -35.14 27,080,774 2 Envision Healthcare Holdings (EVHC) 25.40 -11.09 -30.39 20,544,304 3 AMN Healthcare Services (AHS) 23.70 -8.42 -26.21 5,513,191 4 Adeptus Health (ADPT) 69.09 -16.51 -19.29 2,866,220 5 Tenet Healthcare (THC) 28.24 -6.57 -18.87 15,603,619 6 Cabela's (CAB) 34.48 -7.19 -17.25 11,960,879 7 Natural Resource Partners (NRP) 2.02 -0.42 -17.21 2,029,224 8 Era Group (ERA) 14.68 -2.89 -16.45 604,970 9 Team Health Holding (TMH) 52.28 -9.49 -15.36 4,323,249 10 Arch Coal (ACI) 2.75 -0.46 -14.33 1,732,552