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Dave Kranzler: Can the big silver shorts be squeezed?

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Dave Kranzler
Investment Research Dynamics, Denver
Monday, February 1, 2021

Unfortunately, unless the physical market can be squeezed, at some point the bullion banks like JP Morgan and HSBC -- with help from the central banks and the Bank for International Settlements -- will be able to regain their grip on the pricing of gold and silver using derivatives, paper gold and silver.

I hope this latest move in the silver price is sustainable but I don't think it is. But I hope it will elevate the awareness of the criminal manipulation of the metals by the big banks and shine a spotlight on how cheap gold and silver are as well as the mining shares.

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That said, the physical market can be squeezed, but it requires that big investors take delivery of gold and silver on the Comex and from the London Bullion Market Association and remove their bars from Comex/LBMA vaults for private safekeeping.
Short of that, the Comex and the LBMA can perpetuate the manipulation scheme by continuing to lease gold from central banks -- gold that the central banks obtain via swaps from the BIS -- and continue the illusion of "delivery" through hypothecation. ...

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