Erste Group Bank gold report cites market manipulation


8:40a ET Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Erste Group Bank in Vienna, long a vigorous advocate of gold ownership and monetization, has just published a magnificent report on gold's prospects, which the bank finds extremely bullish. The report includes a long section on manipulation of the gold market that cites many things GATA has publicized, including the complaint by London metals trader Andrew Maguire that GATA carried to the March 25 hearing of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and CPM Group executive Jeffrey Christian's testimony at that hearing about the extraordinary leverage used by traders on the supposedly physical gold market in London.

The Erste Group Bank gold report can be found at GATA's Internet site here:

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


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