Here's a 141 pages presentation by some Dutch guy on gold price suppression.
He seems to be a bit conspiracy theory oriented, but the technicalities are described pretty well.
He put this presentation into 19...
So every day I make it a point to read Ed Steer's Gold and Silver Daily, (which I'd recommend to any of you guys out there if you don't already get it) and just as sure as the sunrise, he makes reference to silver price manipulation. Frankly, I can't remember a recent time that he hasn't.
This whole thing reminds me of a puppet show. Joe Q. Public is the audience. Wall Street and FedGov take turns being the puppet and the puppet master.
Dave in Denver with a thought provoking blog post:
When you consider the news about miners being approached directly by buyers of size, it lends credence to the idea that the existing market system might...
The following charts clearly show that gold is beeing manipulated on an intraday scale right before the 10 am ET London PM gold fixing ( http://www.goldfixing.com/ ):
Dimitri Speck has examined the data, the following charts are from his book "Geheime Goldpolitik" (secret goldpolitics) which is...
ZH highlighted this important story today:
- the IMF discusses the PPT (.PDF):
Jeff Nielson speculates on JPMogan's COMEX shorting:
It will be interesting to see if his assertions get any sunshine in the class action...
I haven't talked much about the issue of price suppression yet, but Chris Powell of GATA posted a nifty summary of some significant events over the last couple of years and I highly recommend reading it if you are not familiar with the story:
Much, much more: http://www.gata.org/node/10613
More (full analysis): http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1319222906.php
The larger point Mr. Kirby doesn't address is that the bullion banks are having to reduce their systemic, serial gold and silver short positions because invetsment demand in the physical market is forcing their hand. $.02