Best of the Week
Most Popular
1.Stock Market Continues Defying Gravity, Dow New All Time High - Nadeem_Walayat
2.America Superpower 2016 - Ian Bremmer
3.The US Dollar and the Precious Metals Complex - Rambus_Chartology
4.UK Immigration Crisis Could Prompt BREXIT, Propelling Britain Out of EU Despite German Factor - Nadeem_Walayat
5.The “Real Flash Crash” Will Scare You to Death - Shah Gilani
6.Gold Price Trend Forecast - Bob_Louka
7.UK Deflation Warning - Bank of England Economic Propaganda to Print and Inflate Debt - Nadeem_Walayat
8.Gold Lifeboat to Global Economies “Titanic Problem” Warn HSBC - GoldCore
9.Will Interest Rates Ever Rise? - BATR
10.Who’s Killing the Stock Market? - Shah Gilani
Last 5 days
This New Currency Could Wipe Out the Euro - 28th May 15
US Housing Market - Something Smells Fishy - 28th May 15
US Economy – Semi b2b Amps Up its Trend - 28th May 15
U.S. Fed Exported QE Travesty: Meet The BLICS Nations - 28th May 15
World War D—Deflation - Secular Bear Markets Analysis - 28th May 15
George Soros Warns of “Third World War” - 28th May 15
Why You Shouldn't Try to Invest Like Warren Buffett - 28th May 15
Stock Markets Buy and Hold is Back! - 28th May 15
We're Now Frighteningly Vulnerable to a Bond Market Crash - 28th May 15
Austerity, Economics and Religion - 28th May 15
National Holidays London and the Magic of Legoland UK Review - 27th May 15
Imminent Stocks Bear Market Signaled by Dow Theory ... - 27th May 15
Gold Price Has Bottomed – More Evidence - 27th May 15
Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Try to Invest Like Warren Buffett - 27th May 15
Gold Is “100% Guarantee from Legal and Political Risks” States Russian Central Bank - 27th May 15
Don't Drown in the Sea of Global Debt - 27th May 15
Three Reasons Why Carl Icahn Is Wrong About Apple Stock - 27th May 15
Crude Oil Price Stochastic Signals - 26th May 15
Why the Stock Market Will Crash - 26th May 15
GDP, Inflation, Employment Economic Statistics: It’s All a Lie - 26th May 15
Introduction to Peak Food - 26th May 15
Should We Dump the Euro? - 26th May 15
A Geopolitical Net Assessment of Europe - 26th May 15
Stock Market Top in Place? - 26th May 15
Best Cash ISA SBI 2.3% - 2.8 Year Fix, UK Interest Rates 2016 - 26th May 15
China Sets Up Gold Bullion Fund For Central Banks - 25th May 15
Is The Silver Trade Getting Crowded? - 25th May 15
Money Murder Mystery: Who Killed the Stock Market? - 25th May 15
Why Do We Celebrate Rising U.S. House Prices? - 24th May 15
Mario Draghi’s Slippery Downward Slope - 24th May 15
Gold : Truth is Stranger than Fiction - 24th May 15
Facebook Stock Price Forecast - 24th May 15
Make a Killing on the Coming Energy "Debt Bubble" - 24th May 15
Stock Market SPX Uptrend Inflection Point - 23rd May 15
What You Know for Certain - Huge Demand for Gold And Silver - 23rd May 15
Are We in Another Credit Bubble? And Is It Different than Before? - 23rd May 15
The “Real Flash Crash” Will Scare You to Death - 23rd May 15
Venezuela: No Rule of Law, Bad Money - 23rd May 15
Robots That Can Beat the Market by 100% - 23rd May 15
Why Shake Shack Stock Is a Bad Investment - 23rd May 15
Gold Price Primary Driver Bullish - 23rd May 15

Free Instant Analysis

Free Instant Technical Analysis


Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

Biggest Debt Bomb in History

The Fed Is Selling Paper Gold And Buying Physical Gold

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2010 Oct 04, 2010 - 04:19 PM GMT

By: Rob_Kirby

Commodities

Best Financial Markets Analysis Article[the good ole ‘American way’ – through proxies] A couple of weeks ago, I pitched an idea to some associates of mine who are involved in SERIOUS [tonnage] PRECIOUS METALS procurement – physical metal only – let’s just say HUGE money.  I asked them if they would be interested in purchasing an “option” – cash up front - for the exclusive rights [first right of refusal on off-take] of a gold producer [miner] for a set number of ounces for 3 – 5 years “at the market” – using LBMA pricing [a.m. / p.m. fixes] in the future.  The answer I got back from my associates was “show us a terms sheet, we definitely have interest”.


So, I spoke to a friend who is very close to an intermediate producer who is in the mode of raising money right now.  I had them ask the producer if they would have interest – the producer said, “YES, we are interested - but just to let you know – J.P. Morgan has been asking us if we would sell them the same option”.  So, while gold producers have shuttered their “gold hedge books” – the Bullion Banks are ‘synthetically’ trying to keep physical output captive – I would suggest FOR THE EXPRESSED REASON THAT THEY SELL EVERY PHYSICAL OUNCE AT LEAST 100 TIMES OVER.

Gold is going to get EXTREMELY scarce in the future folks.  Big money interests are now cutting off [or bidding for / gaining exclusive access to] the traditional bullion supply chain “at the pit”.

The shorts of ‘paper gold’ at J.P. Morgan [the Fed in drag] are selling the daylights out of the paper market and simultaneously buying exclusive rights to producers’ future production so they can try to fudge their way through an unmitigated fraud and settle a big enough chunk of their bad bets to keep this ‘systemically ruinous’ precious metals ponzi-scheme alive.  

Price of Gold and Interest Rates Are Joined at the Hip

The academic research that outlines the inter-relatedness of gold and interest rates is succinctly laid out in a 2001 treatise, Gibson's Paradox Revisited, by Reg Howe.  From this one can deduct that ANY rigging of the gold price must go hand-in-hand with simultaneous rigging of interest rates.

Folks would do well to realize how neatly emerging details of Fed surrogate Morgan’s  ‘stealth’ activity in the bullion market dovetails with their obscene, obsequious activity elsewhere in their derivatives book – particularly their JUMBO TRILLIONS sized interest rate swap positions. 

Stealth activity on the part of the Fed – utilizing proxy institutions to generate limitless artificial demand for any and all U.S. Government Debt – effectively gives the Fed control of the long end of the interest rate curve [the bond market]. 

From a timing perspective, it is also noteworthy that gold price rigging – long maintained by GATA – is alleged to have begun in earnest during the Clinton Administration with the appointment of Robert Rubin as U.S. Treasury Secretary [along with understudy Lawrence Summers] in Jan. 1995.  Coincidentally [or perhaps not?] we can trace the genesis of the “explosion” in the use of derivatives [mostly interest rate] to that exact same time frame.  In fact, if we follow the time line in ‘reverse’ – the growth in the use of derivatives appears like a trail of bread crumbs – right back to the time when Professor Lawrence Summers, under the tutelage of Sir Robert of Rubin, brought his academic alchemy to Washington:

Does anyone with a pulse really believe that ANY Bank Holding Company in the U.S. would be permitted to have a derivatives position in excess of 75 TRILLION [five times the size of U.S. GDP] if they were not ‘in bed’ with the FED????

If you except the premise that, “J.P. Morgan “is” the Fed”, then, “IT’S REALLY THE FED WHO IS BUYING GOLD” and they [unfortunately, this means “America”] likely have NONE LEFT to sell.

NOTHING could be more bullish for the price of gold going forward.

Everyone needs to get it through their heads; these criminals are NOT IN IT for profits.  The survival of our “BROKEN FIAT MONEY SYSTEM” “IS” their only goal. 

Conclusions: 

Officialdom will never admit it and it will NEVER be reported in the mainstream financial news but our financial system has NEVER been in a more precarious state. A banking crisis of unparalleled proportions is coming – probably soon – the exact timing is still sketchy.

Got physical precious metal yet?

By Rob Kirby
http://www.kirbyanalytics.com/

Rob Kirby is proprietor of Kirbyanalytics.com and sales agent for Bullion Custodial Services.  Subscribers to the Kirbyanalytics newsletter can look forward to a weekend publication analyzing many recent global geo-political events and more.  Subscribe to Kirbyanalytics news letter here.  Buy physical gold, silver or platinum bullion here.

Copyright © 2010 Rob Kirby - All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any trading losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors before engaging in any trading activities.

Rob Kirby Archive

© 2005-2015 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in

Biggest Debt Bomb in History