They said that capitalism is good and responsible for stimulating progress. They never said that capitalism can be rigged to tip off the balance in favor of those who have the power to do so.
The gold price manipulation scheme will go down as the biggest financial market scandal in US history for numerous reasons. They include the destruction of the free market system in the United States. The manipulation of the gold and silver prices eventually led to the manipulation of US interest rates via the Fed, the stock market via the Plunge Protection Team, and to the currency markets. – Bill Murphy, GATA.org
First, there was interest rates rigging known as the Libor Scandal. Now, one bank falls and settles with court over gold price rigging.
The real price for gold is much higher than the market of the West is saying.