The blog-o-sphere from Peter Schiff to Zerohedge was ablaze with commentary about the smack-down.
Gold price manipulation reporting has now gone mainstream as non other than CNBC reported on Friday's market action. CNBC articles quoted traders.
"There is only one conclusion that seems logical regarding Friday's gold trade and the one from a month ago, and that's that they were designed to manipulate prices," http://www.cnbc.com/id/101110403
"So huge, in fact, that the trade's impact was felt across the commodity market. Silver and platinum were hit at about the same time, and even crude oil appears to have been affected."http://www.cnbc.com/id/101106134
CNBC reporting does not quite put it all together. Despite reporting on price manipulation they ignore it when discussing gold price action and forecasts. For example, here is a CNBC video segment where they rationalize short term gold prices with fundamentals ignoring even the possibility of manipulation.
If gold can't rally now, when can it?Why can't gold rally? D.C. concerns do not help gold, as it shrugs off the Yellen nomination. Gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders. http://www.cnbc.com/id/101106134