goldsilverworlds.com / by Theodore Butler / February 16, 2015
A remarkable new paper by a Cornell law professor and CFTC staff counsel suggests that many aspects of high frequency computer trading (HFT) may be, in fact, illegal under various provisions of basic commodity law. Heretofore, it was generally assumed that HFT was legal, but […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/14/2014 13:24
In honor of the end of the one of the most infamous price manipulation cartels in precious metal history – the London silver fix – below we present (pdf) the full history of the london silver market, from 1600 all the way until the year 2000. There […]
A New York gold trader claims the five banks overseeing the London gold fix colluded to manipulate the benchmark.
business.financialpost.com / Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg News | March 5, 2014 | Last Updated: Mar 5 8:13 AM ET
Barclays Plc, Deutsche Bank AG, the Bank of Nova Scotia and two other banks were accused […]
thedailybell.com / Paul Craig Roberts / January 18, 2014
The deregulation of the financial system during the Clinton and George W. Bush regimes had the predictable result: financial concentration and reckless behavior. A handful of banks grew so large that financial authorities declared them “too big to fail.” Removed from market discipline, the banks became […]
Gold in U.S. Dollars, 30 Days – (Bloomberg)
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / 7 January 2014
The flash crash had the hallmarks of price manipulation. It is nearly impossible to tell and the sell off could have been a fat finger trade or a large fund or bank liquidating a gold position.
gold-eagle.com / By Julien Phillips / December 5, 2013
In 2013 the Indian Government raised import duties to 15% on gold. It then prevented the import of gold unless 20% of that gold was exported. Now this is blocked too. What impact has this had on the gold price? Here we look at […]
silver-coin-investor.com / By Dr. Jeffrey Lewis / November 14, 2013
Submitted by silver-coin-investor.com
Technical analysis will always have a place in the speculative marketplace. Its function may not be reading tea leaves, but its connection to fundamentals is about as useful as the modern day consumer price index.
That limitation, combined with the allure […]