The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on SHTF Plan
This article was written by Clint Siegner and originally published at Money Metals Exchange.
Editor’s Comment: For years, those close to gold and silver investing have understood the ongoing suppression. Having competing currencies and alternate stores of value invades upon the hegemony of the fiat currency system. With the set up of a futures market, the bankers could have it all – limit the physical holdings in gold, and collect money of the suckers in the bubble. Trading on 90%+ non-existent commodities, the financial markets did what they have done with other assets – make it difficult for outsiders to store value and get ahead.
In the long run, however, the fiat currency system is doomed to collapse, and those who are prepared will always have back-ups, fail-safes and other alternatives to turn to. With hard evidence of manipulation, perhaps prosecutions and regulation reforms could even peg gold backpost was originally published on this site