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Whether it’s up or down, central banks are manipulating markets in secret

August 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 1:10a ET Thursday, August 9, 2012 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Izabella Kaminska, the brilliant financial writer and researcher at FT Alphaville, has gone from suggesting, last September, that central banks were suppressing the price of gold by stuffing leased metal into the market –… – to suggesting, this month and last, [...]

If your interest is really piqued, try questioning central banks yourself

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GATA 11:21a ET Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Dennis Gartman, publisher of the daily commodity market review The Gartman Letter (, writes today: “One interesting facet of the gold market has made its way to our desk, courtesy again of our good friend, John Brimelow, who had it brought to [...]

What? You mean central banks keep things secret?

November 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Anybody seen Bill ‘Smash and Grab’ Murphy? * * * Bank of Canada Secret Documents Stolen By Louise Egan Reuters Wednesday, November 17, 2010 OTTAWA, Canada — Classified Bank of Canada documents were stolen from Governor Mark Carney’s car earlier this month but none of the missing papers contained information that could move markets, [...]

Now that GATA can be quoted, can central banks be asked?

August 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

6:06p ET Monday, August 30, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: For years GATA banged on the door of the Financial Times, including a meeting in London with the newspaper’s commodities reporter a year and a half ago, trying to get some attention for the international central bank gold price suppression scheme. The clamor [...]

Stewart Thompson: Central banks will push gold up to rescue asset prices

July 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

10:30p ET Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In commentary posted tonight at 321Gold, newsletter writer Stewart Thompson joins those who expect central banks to revalue gold upward and devalue their own currencies. Thompson writes: “There is a middle step between quantitative easing and money printing, and it is gold revaluation. [...]

Central banks care mainly about saving big banks, Sprott tells King World News

July 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

9:10p ET Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver): Interviewed by Eric King of King World News, Sprott Asset Management Chairman Eric Sprott argues that central banking’s primary objective is saving big banks, that the subdued rise in the gold price is evidence of central bank intervention against gold, that [...]

Tinfoil hats are earned just by questioning central banks

July 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

11:21a ET Monday, July 12, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: The enormity and mystery of the gold swaps recently undertaken by the Bank for International Settlements without any announcement seem to have shaken some ordinarily respectable and respectful observers into doubt. For example, for years GATA has been trying without success to get [...]

The original dollar crisis, before central banks lost all interest in gold

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

11p ET Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Zero Hedge has posted the first part of a likely three-part essay on “the original dollar crisis” of the late 1960s and early ’70s and the current dollar crisis, written by the pseudonymous John Law. Since gold figures heavily in it, the basics [...]

Lawrence Williams: Central banks, investment houses probably rig gold

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

9:40p ET Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: MineWeb’s Lawrence Williams acknowledges at length tonight that the gold market is likely manipulated by a cabal of central banks and investment houses whose access to virtually money facilitates their fleecing ordinary investors over and over again as market regulators look the other [...]

Why central banks do care about gold: the connection to interest rates

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

1:46a ET Monday, June 28, 2010 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: In his obscure academic paper published in the June 1988 issue of The Journal of Political Economy, then-Harvard Professor Lawrence H. Summers, eventually to become U.S. Treasury secretary and presidential economics adviser, explained the inverse relationship between gold and real interest rates and [...]

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