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CIA memo explains how IMF's Special Drawing Rights were meant to displace gold

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12:05p ET Saturday, December 22, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps and derivatives at highest point since February

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By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

In the past two months the Bank for International Settlements, which represents most central banks in the world, has nearly doubled its gold swaps and derivatives position, the bank's October and November statements of account show:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc191031.pdf

Jan Nieuwenhuijs: Gold auditor lied to Congress -- Fort Knox vault seals were broken, metal was moved

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10:18a ET Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Lambourne: Gold swaps by BIS rose 45% -- 58 tonnes -- in October

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By Robert Lambourne
Monday, November 18, 2019

Chris Powell: Gold market manipulation update, November 2019

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Illustrations for these remarks are posted here:

http://gata.org/files/NOIC-2019-Slides-11-01-2019.pdf

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Remarks by Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Friday, November 1, 2019

Since we gathered here a year ago the gold and silver markets feel much stronger.

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps fell in September

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By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Bank for International Settlements has just published its statement of account for September and it indicates that the bank continues to trade gold swaps. The BIS uses gold swaps and other gold derivatives to gain access to gold held by commercial banks. But recent swaps remain at much-reduced levels compared to the second half of 2018.

Former CFTC chairman confirms bitcoin futures market was created for price suppression in 2017

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Just as the Western gold futures market was created for price suppression in 1974:

http://www.gata.org/node/17081

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Trump Administration Popped 2017 Bitcoin Bubble, Ex-CFTC Chair Says

By Brady Dale
CoinDesk.com, New York
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Morgan Stanley, Mitsubishi fined for spoofing in gold and silver futures

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CFTC Orders Two Trading Firms, Bank to Pay a Total of $3 Million for Spoofing

From the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

https://cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/8031-19

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps rose in August but still lower than last year

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By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The July and August statements of account for the Bank for International Settlements indicate that the bank has continued to engage in gold swaps this summer. The BIS uses swaps and other gold derivatives to gain access to gold held by commercial banks.

JPMorgan inherited 'spoof' method from Bear Stearns and refined it, indictment says

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A powerful vindication of silver market analyst and whistleblower Ted Butler, who long has said the racket began with JPMorganChase's acquisition of Bear Stearns.

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By Tom Schoenberg and David Voreacos
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 16, 2019

When JPMorgan Chase & Co. took over Bear Stearns more than a decade ago, it got two traders with a new trick.

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