Today's edition of the Australian Financial Review, published from Melbourne, carries a long commentary, headlined "The Great Gold Bullion Conspiracy," which acknowledges growing suspicion that the gold futures markets are being manipulated to suppress the gold price and support the U.S. dollar. While the AFR's commentary is locked behind a pay wall at the moment --
-- and it is described in detail in commentary by Greg Canavan at the Australian edition of The Daily Reckoning, commentary headlined "The Debate on Gold Infiltrates the Mainstream" and posted in the clear here:
If gold market manipulation can elicit interest from a news organization as mainstream as the Australian Financial Review, getting into The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the London Telegraph, Bloomberg News, Reuters, and the Associated Press might not take more than another few hundred years.
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.