When U.S. Government Manipulates Commodity Markets, It’s Perfectly Legal and CFTC Can’t Act

by Chris Powell

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In commentary today two of our friends, silver market analyst Ted Butler and GoldSilverPros.com editor and publisher Robert Kientz, seem astonished that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission does nothing about manipulation of the gold and silver markets.

Butler’s astonishment is expressed in an essay posted at SilverSeek and headlined “Man Bites Dog”:


Kientz’s astonishment comes in commentary headlined “CFTC Failures Lead to Massive Market Manipulation,” which is accompanied by a YouTube presentation here:

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