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UBS Is About To Blow The Cover On A Massive Gold-Rigging Scandal

With countless settlements documenting the rigging of every single asset class, it was only a matter of time before the regulators – some 10 years behind the curve as usual – finally cracked down on gold manipulation as well, even though, central banks in general and the Fed in particular are among the biggest gold manipulators.

Ten Banks, Including JPM, Goldman, Deutsche & UBS, Probed For Gold Rigging

Who is involved in this latest gold – rigging scandal? Why everyone! … which makes it immediately obvious why the European regulator had to promptly cover up the whole affair. Under scrutiny are Bank of Nova Scotia, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, SoGén, Standard Bank & UBS.

Why An End To Dark Pools Would Be A Clear Nightmare For The Fed

Dark pools or ATS represent only a part of off-exchange trading & reporting has started only recently in May 2014, but account for around 39% of off-exchange trading activity & 15% of all equity trading volumes. Simply put – the end of dark pools would be the end of the complacent benign risk markets that the Fed enjoys control over.

We believe that a more transparent & reliable fixing could lead to higher gold prices as we suspect that prices are artificially low at this time and do not reflect the delicate supply demand balance in the physical gold market. Nor do they capture the degree of systemic & geopolitical risk in the world today.

Gold and Silver Manipulation Isn’t Hidden, It’s Right In Front Of Your Eyes

Even though financial institutions are rigging the price of gold and silver daily in the markets, the real manipulation is taking place in broad daylight. They designed a system to siphon the public’s wealth away from physical assets or high quality stocks-bonds & into a highly leveraged derivatives paper market that has no future.

Barclays Fined For Manipulating Price Of Gold For A Decade

UK Financial Conduct Authority confirmed that those inexplicable gold raids which come as if out of nowhere & slam gold with a vicious force so strong sometime they halt the entire market, had a very specific source: Barclays, whose trader Daniel James Plunkett sent out a burst of orders aimed at moving the price of gold.

Silver Continues To Drain From The Shanghai Futures Exchange

In the past week, the Shanghai Futures Exchange suffered another large withdrawal of silver from its warehouse stocks. Actually, this is the lowest level of silver inventories since the exchange started building its silver stocks in August, 2012. – An 11% decline in total stocks in just 8 days.

12 Largest Banks Sued By Public Retirement Funds For "Conspiring To Rig Global FX Markets"

A group of investors across the U.S. and Caribbean, including city and state pension plans have filed a joint lawsuit against 12 banks (All the Too Big To Prosecute banks) for “allegedly conspiring to rig global foreign-exchange prices.” Allegedly? Hasn’t everyone read the Cartel chatroom transcripts yet?

Banks Disparage Gold Ownership and Engage in Largest Financial Crime Spree

As we enter 2014 and amid a list of bearish reports on gold, issued by most of the major Western banks, the flow of gold from the West to the East continues while Western banks are found guilty of a multitude of criminal activities including market rigging, insider trading, just to mention a few.

JPMorgan Agrees to London Whale Fines, Said to Admit Fault

JPMorgan has agreed to pay about $800 million to a host of government agencies and make an admission of wrongdoing – Even so, it seems unlikely that JPMorgan will be able to close the chapter on the case known as the London Whale just yet.

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