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Gold And Silver Traders Rejoice - Manipulation Lawsuit Against Banks To Proceed

A US Federal Court has found that a lawsuit – the first of its kind – has merit and will now proceed to rule on the following claims versus HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia. And so the discovery process begins, which will expose just how much market manipulation takes place in the silver (initially as there is a parallel lawsuit taking place with regard to gold) market by major banks.

Gold and Silver - The Deutsche Bank Settlement is Meaningless

The extreme, perennial, manipulation and suppression of gold and silver prices is one of the more odious blotches on what we call “markets”. However, there is unfortunately no basis for renewed optimism that this current litigation will have any meaningful impact on precious metals manipulation – with respect to either silver or gold. Here is why.

Deutsche Bank Confirms Silver Market Manipulation In Legal Settlement

Investors had accused Deutsche Bank, HSBC & ScotiaBank of abusing their power as three of the world’s largest silver bullion banks to dictate the price of silver. Deutsche Bank has agreed to settle the litigation over allegations it illegally conspired with Bank of Nova Scotia and HSBC to fix silver prices & also to EXPOSE other Banks. The full shocking letter can be read here.

Fixing the Silver Fix - The Corruption Continues

The Pathological Liars were handed the responsibility of providing us an honest price for silver. Even better – The silver fix was supposedly created to prevent corruption in the silver market. However, not only are the Pathological Liars allowed to trade in the same market where they provide this quasi-regulatory function, but they are by far the largest traders there.

Secret Scheme To Manipulate The Price Of Silver

Deutsche Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia & HSBC abused their position of controlling the daily silver fix to reap illegitimate profit from trading, hurting other investors in the silver market who use the benchmark in billions of dollars of transactions, according to the suit. Investors claim, the banks unlawfully manipulated silver and silver futures.

Can The New Silver Fix End The Ongoing Silver Price Manipulation?

The fixing is influenced from outside and the futures market is the main cause for manipulation of the silver price. Unfortunately, that issue cannot be solved by only “fixing the fix.” One has to end the manipulations in the silver futures market, which is, up until now, visibly not desired by the American authorities.

New 'LBMA Silver Price' - Still Not Transparent

During the last few days it has become apparent that the entire formulation & implementation of the new silver pricing process appears to have been rushed through, with market participants now fearful that it may not be able to provide a silver price benchmark for the myriad users who are depending on a silver price benchmark.

Silver Manipulation To End; $150 Per Ounce Possible

Deutsche Bank, HSBC & Bank of Nova Scotia have been accused in a lawsuit of rigging the price of billions of dollars in silver to the detriment of investors globally. The banks unlawfully manipulated silver & its derivatives, abused their position of controlling the daily silver fix to reap illegitimate profit from trading, according to the suit.

Three Reasons to Buy Silver Today

A perfect storm is emerging in the silver market. Despite being the best performing world asset last month, I feel these recent developments will push silver even higher. While each of these is enough to nudge silver higher on their own, when they all hit at the same time, silver could finally have the breakout we’ve all been waiting for.

Connecting the Dots in Gold and Silver

In this month’s Markets at a Glance, we present a collection of thoughts on why we think the precious metals – gold and silver are a compelling investment now. We believe that any rational investor considering this collection of facts would consider that the precious metals prices are long overdue for a re-rate.

The End Of Manipulation Begins: The London Silver Fix Is Officially Dead

The London Silver Market Fixing Limited announced that it will cease to administer the London Silver Fix with effect from close of business on 14 August 2014. The Company intends to continue to administer the daily Silver Fixing and publish Silver Fixing Prices throughout that period.

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