Gene Arensberg: Comex swap dealers hedging a massive long play on silver?

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8:20p ET Sunday, July 27, 2014

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Gold and bitcoin fuel demand for each other in India

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Gold for Bitcoin Is New Fad as E-Currency Count Nears 500 Mark

By the Press Trust of India
via Business Standard, New Delhi
Sunday, July 27, 2014

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/gold-for-bitcoin-ne...

Another class-action suit charges gold market manipulation

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11:30a ET Sunday, July 27, 2014

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Brief video touts 'The Coming Silver Shortage'

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11:07a ET Sunday, July 27, 2014

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Arensberg: Goldman's scare tactics failing; Maguire: Smashdowns spur offtake

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3p ET Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Deutsche Bank, HSBC accused of silver fix manipulation

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By Patricia Hurtado
Bloomberg News
Saturday, July 26, 2014

NEW YORK -- Deutsche Bank, HSBC Holdings, and Bank of Nova Scotia were accused in a lawsuit of rigging the price of billions of dollars in silver, an allegation similar to earlier suits involving the London gold fix.

Options expiration's influence on gold cited by Eric Sprott

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4:30p ET Friday, July 25, 2014

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Sprott Asset Management's Eric Sprott, interviewed today by Sprott Money News for the weekly market wrapup, joins those calling attention to the suppressive influence on the gold price by the imminent futures contract options expiration. The interview is six minutes long and can be heard at the Sprott Money Internet site here:

Maguire says CME aids gold price rigging; Hugo S-P warns of threat to cash

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2p ET Friday, July 25, 2014

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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange this month reduced margin requirements for gold futures contracts to protect investment banks that were naked short and vulnerable to a squeeze, London metals trader Andrew Maguire tells King World News in the first installment of a two-part interview today.

India's gold import restrictions turn into political patronage for trading houses

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Gold War: Traders Lock Horns with Star Trading Houses

By Ram Sahgal
The Times of India, Mumbai
Friday, July 25, 2014

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/commodities/gold-war-traders...

Indian gold imports fell 25% over year -- not counting smuggling, of course

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Gold Imports Stood at 638 Tonnes in 2013-14

By the Press Trust of India
via Financial Express, New Delhi
Friday, July 25, 2014

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/gold-imports-stood-at-638-tonnes-in...

Gold imports in 2013-14 stood at 638 tonnes, a decline of 25 per cent over the previous fiscal year, Parliament was informed today.