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Extreme Leverage in a Gold Futures Market Nearing the Breaking Point

Gold and silver prices rose despite a stronger-than-expected Nov jobs report. Perhaps it was a relief rally based on silver and gold being heavily oversold and investors realizing that a quarter percent Fed rate hike may already be “priced-in.” Maybe the gold shorts are getting nervous about extraordinary leverage in the futures markets with actual gold backing them continuing to decline.

Is The "Smart Money" Ready To Bet On Gold?

In dollar terms, the price of gold continues to leak, offering very little evidence of any impending stability or bounce. What had mostly been a headwind for gold for the past decade or so is no longer the case. While it may not make an immediate impact, the “smart money” Commercial Hedgers are now more aligned with them than at any point since the bull market began in 2001.

Gold Market Manipulation: It’s Much Bigger Than You Think

The blatant manipulation of the gold market in conjunction with the rabid dissemination of anti-gold rhetoric from both the financial press and Wall Street reeks of desperation – desperation to keep a lid on the one market signal that would undermine the elitists’ perpetuation of the U.S. dollar-based systemic Ponzi scheme which enables them to loot and confiscate middle class wealth.

The Hunt For The Mystery Gold Bear Raid Leader Begins

The gold crash took place in the span of 30 seconds just before Chinese stocks opened and broke the gold futures market not once but twice. As for the “great”, and greatly misdirecting, hunt for the bear raid leader, one to distract the masses & which will never reveal the true culprit, while those guilty of chronic, constant manipulation continue to walk free – bring on the entertainment.

Gold, Silver Flash Crash Following $2.7 Billion Notional Dump

Just before 9:30pm Eastern time or right as China opened for trading, gold (as well as platinum, silver, and virtually all precious metals) flashed crashed when “someone” sold $2.7 billion notional in gold, resulting in a 4.2% or about $50 to just over $1,086/oz, the lowest level since March 2010. Once again an intentional HFT-induced slam with one purpose: force the sell stops.

Mysterious "Massive" Seller Who Flash Crashed Gold In 2014 Finally Revealed

Gold will remain manipulated & viciously slammed until such time as the suppressed price can be allowed to recover its fair value, which will only happen once those who are accumulating massive amount of physical have their fill. In the meantime, if you can’t beat them may as well join them, as long as physical gold continues to be quite explicitly “on sale.”

Gold Prices Will Hit Record On Surging Asian Demand, ANZ Says

Under our central case, gold prices are likely to rise gradually, eventually breaking through the USD2,000/oz level within the next decade. Rising incomes in Asia will increase gold demand as people purchase more jewelry and continue to channel savings into gold for cultural reasons, according to the ANZ report.

Paper Gold and Its Effect on the Gold Price

Huge orders for paper gold can move the price by $20 in a second. These orders often exceed the CME stated limit of 6,000 contracts. Big banks can drive down gold prices by delivering relatively small amounts of gold. These banks are the market. $360 billion of paper gold is traded per month, but only $279 million of physical gold is delivered.

London Fix Gold Rigging By Bullion Bank Exposed In Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed by Edward Derksen on July 9, 2014 against the London gold fix member banks clearly shows the critical role the daily fix has in the manipulation of the price of gold, both in a downward and upward direction: whichever suits the London Fix member banks. Here are some of the highlights.

The Chinese Government’s Gold Policy - From The Horse’s Mouth

This is a detailed policy memo from the China’s highest government to let the various ministries & department know of the direction, intentions, progress & steps of development of the many facets and components of the gold market that serves both the gold industry and other areas of finance.

Gold and Silver - Off To The Races Once More

Gold has a very strong outlook as it heads toward the last quarter of the year. Physical demand is traditionally very good in the fall season, which will bolster the already astounding demand statistics for 2013.

What Doesn't Kill Gold, Makes It Stronger

It turns out that the same paper markets that helped drive the price of gold down are beginning to run into the hard reality of physical Gold demand; their reversal may push gold to new highs

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