Is Price Suppression Becoming Ho-Hum?

Posted by on April 19th 2012 in CFTC, China, Federal Reserve, General Economy, Gold, Monetary Policy, Quants, Short Sellers, Silver, Wall Street | Be the first to comment!

That’s what Patrick Heller argues in an article headlined “Major gold and silver price suppression now a weekly occurrence. So what?”  He writes of having “previously warned my readers that markets will be more volatile as we get closer to the time when I expect gold and silver prices to soar.  When the US government needs to work with its trading partners and allies to engineer a major price suppression once a week, we are getting a lot closer to the day when such tactics will no longer work.”

Scroll down here to see an example from earlier this week of “what a bear raid looks like,” and read a recent interview with Ted Butler, in which he spoke of manipulation’s silver lining.

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