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Price Manipulation

Bankers' Games: Manipulation and 'Litigation'

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

By the time Congress holds a hearing to wag a finger in an executive's face (right after lauding him), by the time a fringe-dwelling show-trial is launched by the SEC and DOJ, by the time a junior scapegoat is indicted, the damage to investment portfolios will be fully realized. The lesson here is that you are on your own.

Gold and Silver Price Manipulation

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The following chart reflects my own view of conditions that are historically good and bad for gold. Central banks' money printing on an unprecedented scale also makes the case for gold as a currency alternative.

Price Manipulation: Look for Motive

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

If you've Googled gold or silver, you've come across sites that are breathless about the possibility of manipulation of metals prices. The problem with the Internet is that it's new, too new to capture the rich history of the financial markets.