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Robert Lambourne: June shows no change in BIS intervention in gold

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By Robert Lambourne
Monday, June 16, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has published its June statement of account, which gives some information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives in the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180630.pdf

The explosive questions the gold riggers won't answer -- and the press won't ask

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4:34p ET Sunday, July 15, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

How easy it would be for any major financial news organization or trade association to confirm, expose, and combat the rigging of the gold market by governments and central banks.

Such an effort could start with the documentation, most of it from official sources, collected by GATA and compiled here:

Robert Lambourne: BIS intervention in gold remained steady in May

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By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has published its May statement of account, giving limited information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives during the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180531.pdf

Jim Rickards provides the best summary of gold price manipulation

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9:17p ET Monday, May 14, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his latest book, "The New Case for Gold," fund manager, geopolitical analyst, and financial letter writer James G. Rickards may have summarized the international gold price suppression scheme better than anyone, including GATA itself.

Chris Powell: Gold market manipulation update, April 2018

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Gold Market Manipulation Update

Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

Mining Investment Asia Conference
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mines and Money Asia Conference
Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The slides for this presentation are posted here:

What are all those monetary metals derivatives held by a few big U.S. banks?

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11:03p ICT Sunday, March 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Lambourne: Use of gold derivatives by BIS declines by 55 tonnes in February

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By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements reduced its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives during February, according to the bank's statement of account for the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180228.pdf

This decrease follows a large increase in the bank's gold swaps in January.

Robert Lambourne: Gold market intervention by BIS increased substantially in January

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By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements substantially increased its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives during January, according to the bank's statement of account for the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180131.pdf

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold derivatives fall in December but remain hefty

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The bank still fails to explain its activity in the gold market.

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By Robert Lambourne

Disclosures in the December 2017 statement of account published by the Bank for International Settlements --

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc171231.pdf

U.S. authorities charge three banks, eight individuals in futures 'spoofing' probe

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By Michelle Price
Reuters
Monday, January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department and the country's derivatives regulator said on Monday they had filed civil and criminal charges against three European banks, which paid $46.6 million to settle the cases, and eight individuals for alleged manipulation in U.S. futures and commodities markets.

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