Who Smashed Gold This Afternoon? Let’s ‘Round Up the Usual Suspects’

by Chris Powell

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Somebody seems to have dumped a lot of gold derivatives on the market this afternoon, and Zero Hedge estimates it at $3 billion worth and attributes it to the Bank for International Settlements:


There may not yet be any public evidence tying this particular attack to the BIS, but whoever did it plainly meant to drive the price down rather than to take profits on a long position, since you don’t take profits by driving the price down all at once but by selling gradually enough not to crash the price.

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