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CFTC looks at possible gold and silver manipulation

THE top US derivatives regulator has started internal discussions on whether the daily setting of gold and silver prices in London is open to manipulation.

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has not launched a formal investigation into the matter, but it is examining various aspects of price fixings, including whether they are sufficiently transparent, according to the Wall Street Journal.

CFTC looks at possible gold and silver manipulation. Moving on from Libor, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission is reportedly having an informal look at whether gold and silver prices in London are open to manipulation. Gold is set twice daily by five banks via teleconference and silver by three institutions, with the fixings then used worldwide as benchmarks for any number of transactions. The banks involved include Barclays (BCS), Deutsche Bank (DB) and HSBC (HBC).

The CFTC did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

From: http://www.cityam.com/article/us-probes-gold-and-silver-price

Also on the WSJ but you need to have subscription to read it: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788732407770457835...

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They already had the case handed to them on a silver platter

Search engine the name "Andrew Maguire" and "silver manipulation JP Morgan".


THEN READ THIS (you'll be sickened but not surprised):



Good post, but I am not holding my breathe for any government agency to hold anyone's feet to the fire: except us peasant's.

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That flag looks way kind rastafari republic..

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So you looked into it?

Well, they did an internal investigation, and found no wrongdoing, so ummm hmmm, that's good enough for me.

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Josh Brueggen
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If they announce price manipulation

I could see the price of gold and silver shoot to unprecedented highs.

New to this game, huh?

They do this every few years, it is part of the "dog and pony show" and they will find NO manipulation, and the markets will rejoice and stocks will surge and the dollar will strengthen and metals will fall... and then it will "prove" that metals just are not valuable...

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