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  • Instagram star, 32, who teaches women how to date BILLIONAIRES reveals she enjoys an [tr]

    10/22/2018 7:05:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 22, 2018 | Emily Chan
    An Instagram star who teaches other women how to date billionaires has revealed how she's maintained her affluent lifestyle through 'the men she's been with.' Anna Bey, 32 - who also goes by the moniker JetSetBabe - explained how she transformed her looks in order to be accepted into high society, including undergoing a nose job. She said women 'shouldn't be judged' for living off their rich husbands, but added that she wasn't a fan of the word 'gold-digger'. However, the London-based blogger, who is dating a banker, added that she would struggle to be with a man who wasn't...
  • Russia Liquidates Almost All of its US Debt, Starts Buying Gold

    10/19/2018 5:45:42 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 18 replies
    NN ^ | 10/18/18 | Paul Whitehead
    Russia has continued to get rid of US Treasury bonds as the country's share in American debt is arriving close to zero. Russia was one of the biggest holders of US debt with a $180 billion investment.
  • Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakes (& two broken legs)

    10/19/2018 3:44:06 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/18/18 | ANITA SNOW
    An Arizona man who fell to the bottom of an old abandoned gold mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water before a friend heard his cries for help is lucky to be alive, said the head of a rescue team. "He is a very fortunate individual," Operations Commander Roger Yensen of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Mountain Rescue Posse said Thursday of 62-year-old John Waddell. Waddell owns the land where the shaft is located north of Phoenix and was using a rope to lower himself into it on...
  • Mysterious gold cones 'hats of ancient wizards'

    10/13/2018 11:15:53 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 61 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | St Patrrick's Day, 2002 | Tony Paterson in Berlin
    The wizards of early Europe wore hats of gold intricately embellished with astrological symbols that helped them to predict the movement of the sun and stars... ...Wilfried Menghin, the director of the Berlin Museum... carrying out detailed research on a 3,000-year-old 30in high Bronze Age cone of beaten gold that was discovered in Switzerland in 1995... ...discovered that the 1,739 sun and half-moon symbols decorating the Berlin cone's surface make up a scientific code which corresponds almost exactly to the "Metonic cycle" discovered by the Greek astronomer Meton in 432bc - about 500 years after the cone was made --...
  • Civil War gold treasure hunters, lawyer say FBI acting ‘suspicious’

    10/11/2018 10:25:08 AM PDT · by whodathunkit · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/09/2018 | Greg Norman
    A pair of Pennsylvania treasure hunters and their lawyer are accusing the FBI of playing games and acting suspiciously about a dig at a rural site believed to contain a massive stash of Civil War-era gold -- which may be worth up to $250 million. The accusations from Dennis and Kem Parada, and their attorney, Bill Cluck, came months after the bureau said it dug a hole in Dents Run and found nothing. The father-and-son duo felt convinced that area of state-owned wilderness northeast of Pittsburgh holds a hidden stash of gold and the pair claim the FBI went back...
  • Gold Is Cheap. Inflation Is Coming. You Do the Math

    10/01/2018 6:57:57 PM PDT · by NRx · 94 replies
    Barrons ^ | 09-24-2018 | Andrew Bary
    Gold has gotten a bad rap. Long seen as the investment choice of the cranky and the fearful, the metal yields nothing; as Warren Buffett has said, it just “looks at you.” This year has been especially lackluster for gold. Its price has slumped 8%, to about $1,200 an ounce, and is off more than 35% from its high of $1,900 in 2011. Adding insult to injury, Vanguard will soon rechristen the largest gold-oriented U.S. mutual fund and shift its focus away from the metal. But this out-of-favor asset class now deserves a place in investment portfolios. Compared with stocks...
  • Canada's Barrick Gold to buy Randgold Resources in $18.3 billion deal

    09/24/2018 7:27:05 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    cnbc ^ | 07/24/2018
    Under the terms of the deal, each Randgold shareholder will receive 6.1280 new Barrick shares for each share of the African rival, the companies said. Barrick shareholders will own about 66.6 percent of the new Barrick merged company while Randgold shareholders will own about 33.4 percent. Randgold's long-term chief executive Mark Bristow will retain that same role in the new merged company while Barrick's John Thornton will become the executive chairman. "The Boards of Barrick and Randgold believe that the Merger will create an industry-leading gold company with the greatest concentration of Tier One Gold Assets in the industry, the...
  • Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources in Advance Merger Talks: Reports

    09/23/2018 10:36:19 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    The Street ^ | Sep 23, 2018 10:14 PM EDT | Ann Stanley
    Canada's Barrick Gold Corp. is reportedly near an agreement to buy London-listed Randgold Resources Ltd. in a deal that could be worth as much as $18 billion, according to media reports. The agreement could be announced as soon as Monday, according to a report from Reuters citing a person familiar with the talks.
  • In mint condition! Millions of pounds-worth of pristine 5th-century gold coins are found buried [tr]

    09/10/2018 6:19:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 9, 2018 | Charlie Moore
    A stash of fifth-century gold coins worth millions has been found buried in a pot under an Italian theatre. Builders demolishing the former Cressoni theatre in Como were stunned to discover the cache last Wednesday. The Roman coins will be examined and dated before ending up in a museum, officials said.
  • Roman gold coins discovered in Italian theatre

    09/12/2018 7:10:49 AM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 27 replies
    The Local IT ^ | 9 September 2018 | staff
    Hundreds of ancient Roman gold coins have been discovered on the site of an old theatre in Como in northern Italy, the Ministry of Culture said. The coins date back to the end of the Roman Empire in the 5th century and were found in a kind of stone urn in the Cressoni theatre basement, not far from the site of the ancient city of Novum Comum.    According to Italian media, the coins could be worth millions of euros.   "We do not yet know in detail the historical and cultural significance of this discovery but this area is a real...
  • 13-Foot Golden Erdogan Statue in German City Annoys Locals

    08/28/2018 2:22:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 50 replies
    Newsweek ^ | August 28, 2018 - 13:08 | Damien Sharkov
    A shining effigy of controversial Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suddenly appeared in southwestern Germany—to the surprise and chagrin of locals.The 13-foot statue, painted gold, depicts Erdogan with his hand, outstretched and pointing at the horizon. Erdogan is a divisive figure in Germany—which has a diaspora of around 3 million people of Turkish nationality or descent—and when residents of Wiesbaden, 20 miles west of Frankfurt, woke up to a monument honoring the man, they had questions for city officials."We have received calls from a string of irritated citizens—it is not clear to people that it is part of the...
  • Anyone paying any attention to gold and silver? (Silver is looking cheap)

    08/15/2018 8:04:39 AM PDT · by NRx · 49 replies
    Vanity | 08-15-2018 | NRx
    Gold and silver have been getting the snot beaten out of them lately as people respond to a fiat currency crisis in Turkey by flocking to another fiat currency. But even if I were a Keynesian and believed in paper money, I'd have to say that precious metals are looking attractive. I'm generally a gold guy, but silver is crazy cheap right now. As of right now it's trading at around $14.50 oz. But the real story that conventional analysts are missing is the silver to gold price ratio. Since gold was demonetized in the early 1970's the average price...
  • Are Russia and China Trying to Kill The Dollar?

    08/14/2018 12:46:00 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 34 replies
    Yahoo / Forbes ^ | August 14, 2018 | Forbes as found at Yahoo
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov suggested Tuesday that countries facing sanctions like Iran, Turkey and Russia may start doing business in their national currencies, suggesting that the days of the U.S. dollar as the international reserve currency may be numbered. Perhaps no one would be happier about that than President Donald Trump. Here’s why: As Yale economist Robert Tiffin explained in the 1950s, if a country’s currency is the international reserve currency, then it has no choice but to run a current account deficit. If a replacement is found, as the dollar replaced the British pound in the 1920s, it...
  • Golden Land For Finding Roman Treasure

    10/21/2005 3:37:25 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 736+ views
    IC Wales/Western Mail ^ | 10-21-2005 | Aled Blake
    Golden land for finding Roman treasure Oct 21 2005 Aled Blake, Western Mail MORE Roman gold is found in Britain than anywhere else - and now a Welsh academic has come up with an intriguing theory explaining why. Thousands of gold and silver artifacts from the Roman period, especially when the conquerors finally left these islands in the 4th and 5th centuries. Dr Peter Guest, of Cardiff University's School of History and Archaeology, is the leading expert on the biggest ever Roman gold treasure discovered in Britain. In 1992, 15,000 gold and silver coins were found at Hoxne in Suffolk...
  • Sunken Russian Warship Rumored to Contain 200 Tons of Gold Discovered Near South Korea

    07/20/2018 9:24:52 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 46 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 19 Jul, 2018 | George Dvorsky
    A missing Russian Imperial Navy cruiser said to contain 200 tons of gold bullion worth an estimated $133 billion has been discovered after being lost at sea for 113 years. The wreck of the Dmitrii Donskoi, a 6,200-ton warship that went down during the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-05, was discovered on July 15 about 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the shores of Ulleungdo, a South Korean island located 75 miles (120 km) east of the Korean Peninsula, the Telegraph reports. The ship was found under 1,400 feet of water (430 meters) by an international consortium led by a South Korean...
  • Russian warship carrying £100BILLION worth of GOLD found off South Korea

    07/18/2018 5:55:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    UK Independent ^ | July 18, 2018 | Laura Mowat
    It is thought that the battle ship, which was discovered off the island of Ulleungdo, was sunken during the Russo-Japanese War and could have had the gold of an entire flotilla on board. The Dmitrii Donskoi was an armoured cruiser in the Russian Imperial Navy’s Baltic fleet which was deployed to the Pacific in the 1904-5 Russo-Japanese War. The warship would have taken part in the Battle of Tsushima which saw Russia defeated by Japanese warships.
  • Gold Jump On Trade War Anxiety

    07/03/2018 8:53:13 PM PDT · by cba123 · 3 replies
    Action Forex ^ | By MarketPulse - Jul 04, 02:55 GMT
    Gold has posted sharp gains in the Tuesday session, after starting the trading week with losses. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1254.68, up 1.02% on the day. On the release front, Factory Orders posted a gain of 0.4% in May, beating the estimate of 0.1%. On Thursday, the FOMC will release the minutes of its June meeting, when the Fed raised rates by a quarter-point. (please see link for full article)
  • Is North Korea sitting on a pile of rare-earth minerals?

    07/03/2018 3:18:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Korea JoongAng Daily ^ | July 4, 2018
    The Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, a state-run research institute, held a symposium on June 14 where experts in geology and natural resources gathered to talk about how they could further their research on the natural resources in North Korea. The symposium took place amid growing interest from South Korea and abroad on the potential of the mineral deposits buried in the North. After the historic summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in April, high-ranking officials from the two Koreas met multiple times over the past few months to discuss how...
  • Israel denies entry to Jewish-American boycott activist

    07/02/2018 9:57:15 PM PDT · by blueplum · 9 replies
    AP ^ | 01 Jul 2018 | Staff
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has denied entry to a Jewish-American activist for advocating boycotts of the Jewish state. Israel’s immigration authority says the activist, Ariel Gold, arrived to Israel Sunday and was refused entry at the airport. Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said “whoever works consistently for a boycott against Israel will not enter here.” Gold is the national co-director of CODEPINK....
  • Autism traits could be 'edited' out genetic trial suggests

    06/26/2018 10:59:51 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    Telegraph.uk ^ | 25 June 2018 • 5:25pm | https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/06/25/autism-traits-significantly-reduced-breakthrough-gene
    Researchers are hailing a breakthrough after they used cutting-edge gene editing to to significantly reduce repetitive behaviour associated with the disorder. The technique, which was performed on mice, could also be developed to treat conditions ranging from opioid addiction and neuropathic pain to schizophrenia and epileptic seizures. Scientists injected gold nanoparticles covered in a “forest” of DNA chains to alter the  the genetic code of mouse models with a form of autism called fragile X syndrome (FXS). The technique, CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, resulted in in a 30 per cent drop in repetitive digging, and a 70 reduction in leaping, both...