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"Robust Evidence" Confirms Fed Leaks Data Ahead Of Rate Announcements

A new research paper has found “robust evidence” that some traders have been getting early news of U.S. Federal Reserve rate announcements and then trading on it during the Fed’s media lockup. This was not just HFT front-running but actual ‘information’ leakage… from whom we wonder?

Dave Kranzler reports on the latest Manipulation of the Gold Price

As soon as the Comex floor trading opened, market manipulators went to work on the gold price and nearly 4,000 contracts (over 10 tonnes of paper gold) were dropped instantaneously onto the floor in a nano-second. Obviously this is was intentional and determined selling of paper gold for the purposes of driving the price a lot lower.

What Is High-Frequency Trading, Exactly?

Rise of the robots certainly seems to have helped investors. Bid-ask spreads have fallen dramatically in the past 20 years. High Frequency Trading has added more liquidity, eliminating bid-ask spreads that would have been too small to do so before. But it doesn’t mean that HFT is unambiguously good.

Forget HFT: The 4 Greatest Market Risks To Investors Now

Greed & fear are the oils that run the market machine. Markets have & always will be “rigged” to some degree. However, what has the most important effect on your long term financial prosperity is managing the risks of investing that can do long-term, irreparable damage to your financial health.

The Father Of High Speed Trading Speaks

The public does not trust their brokers, the markets, the exchanges, or the regulators either. And why should they, given our showing the past few years? To the public the financial markets trading may increasingly seem like a casino, except that the casino is more transparent and simpler to understand.

Double Whammy Shocker From Goldman Which Is Also Waving Goodbye To NYSE

Goldman has undergone complete transformation in in the past weeks: first Goldman, the bank that everyone else on Wall Street imitates, waving goodbye to HFT & now departing the NYSE? When Goldman says the current market structure is no longer necessary, people notice & promptly imitate.

Suing JPMorgan and the COMEX For Precious Metals Manipulation

Presenting a guide for how & why JPMorgan & the COMEX (owned by the CME Group) should be sued for their manipulation of gold and silver (& copper, too). I am certain that the coming physical silver shortage will end price manipulation, but I see nothing wrong with trying to hasten that day.

This Gold Model Calculates Prices Between 1971 And 2017

Did the gold bull market end in August 2011 – Or – Was last year’s decline merely a correction in the bull run? The answer, can be found in my gold pricing model that has accurately replicated Average gold prices after the noise of politics, news, HFT & day-to-day “management” have been purged.

Furious Gold Slamdown Leads To Yet Another 20 Second Gold Market Halt

Gold trading was halted for 20 seconds as the market tried to “reliquify” itself following what was a clear attempt to reprice the gold and silver complex lower – Ironically, this comes just as the London regulator is launching an investigation into London gold benchmark manipulation.

JPMorgan’s Perfect Silver Manipulation Cannot Last Forever

HFT allows for manipulative tricks to be rolled out in a very clever way. It is no coincidence that JPMorgan’s silver manipulation strategy is so clever that most do not understand the mechanics; It is a perfect manipulation – But Manipulation cannot last forever.

World's One-Time Largest FX Hedge Fund On Verge Of Shutdown

FX Concepts, founded in 1981 and which once upon a time was the world’s largest FX hedge fund, is in dangerous territory after the departure of several major clients and falling assets under management as a result of a surge in redemptions.

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