Daria's note: we thought subscribers would be interested in Chris Martenson's explanation of last week's drop in gold prices, which he kindly allowed us to reprint from his website, www.peakprosperity.com.
This Gold Slam is a Massive Wealth Transfer from Our Pockets to the Banks
It likely signals a big downdraft in the stock market, too
Monday, April 15, 2013, 3:55 PM
I am very disappointed by, but not surprised at, the latest transfer of wealth to the bankers from everyone else. The most recent gold bear raid has vastly enriched the bullion bankers, once again, at the expense of everyone trying to protect their wealth from global central bank money printing.
The central plank of Bernanke's magic recovery plan has been to get everybody back borrowing, spending, and "investing" in stocks, bonds, and other financial assets. But not equally so, as he has been instrumental in distorting the landscape towards risk assets and away ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.
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