It was a relatively slow news week in the financial realm. For once, the Fed didn’t do anything particularly noteworthy. So, Friday Gold Wrap Host Mike Maharrey took advantage of the lull. Along with covering some economic data and media spin, he hit on a couple of subjects he hasn’t been able to get to in recent weeks, including the fatal flaw in Keynesian economics and the prospect of manipulation in the gold and silver markets.
You have probably heard about the JP Morgan traders indicted in a gold and silver market manipulation scheme. The allegations involve “spoofing.” Traders put in buy and sell orders with the intention of canceling them before execution. By creating false impressions of demand, they could potentially move prices and cash in on their own trades. Meanwhile, JP Morgan has accumulated the most significant physical silver position of all-time.
Peter Schiff recently appeared on RT to explain exactly what’s going on.