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CFTC refuses to address GATA's questions about gold and silver market rigging

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12:25p ET Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has refused to reply to or even to acknowledge GATA's questions about manipulation of the gold and silver futures markets that are purportedly regulated by the commission.

BIS gold swaps fall in November but bank continues secret trading

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By Robert Lambourne
Saturday, December 8, 2018

November saw a continuation of significant trading in gold swaps by the Bank for International Settlements.

After falling in August and September, the BIS' purchases of gold via gold swaps soared in October, falling back by around 64 tonnes in November.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Those 'exchange for physicals' at Comex aren't real

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11:44a ET Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Volcker's updated autobiography urges gold price suppression

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11p ET Sunday, November 18, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With the latest version of his autobiography, published last month, "Keeping At It -- the Quest for Sound Money and Good Government" --

https://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/titles/paul-volcker/keeping-at-it/978...

With BIS intervention rising sharply in October, gold price stalled

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By Robert Lambourne
Friday, November 9, 2018

After falling in August and September, intervention in the gold market by the Bank for International Settlements via gold swaps increased substantially in October, according to the bank's monthly statement of account, published this week:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc181031.pdf

Ex-Morgan trader pleads guilty to rigging monetary metals, implicates supervisors at bank

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How did that "exhaustive" investigation of the silver market by the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission miss this? How will the World Gold Council and most monetary metals mining companies continue to miss it? How many more anti-trust lawsuits will this prompt? Anybody seen Blythe Masters lately?

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Chris Powell at New Orleans conference: Gold market manipulation update, Nov. 2018

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The slides for this presentation can be viewed here:

http://gata.org/files/GATA-NOLA-2018-PPT-PDF-11-1-2018.pdf

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Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Friday, November 2, 2018

Gold price steadies and rises as BIS intervention diminishes

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By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has just published its September statement of account, giving summary information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives in that month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180930.pdf

Key metals player Bank of Nova Scotia admits rigging gold and silver futures

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11:09a ET Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Few players in the gold and silver markets are bigger than the Bank of Nova Scotia, whose metals trading division, Scotia Mocatta, is world-renowned. The Bank of Nova Scotia is a member of the London Bullion Market Association and has had a seat at the daily London gold price fixing.

Monetary metals derivatives soar, so who ARE those guys?

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12:36p ET Tuesday, September 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

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