Ted Butler

Articles by Ted Butler

When analyzing a commodity, we must look at both production and consumption. In my last piece, I highlighted the danger to mining companies who are hedged more than one year's worth of silver production. Surely, many will be bankrupted in...
Editors Note: The following is the NYMEX' response to Mr. Butler's letter of concern about the overt and illegal COMEX operations being perpetrated in the Silver Futures market…right under the very noses of regulatory institutions, which...
It would seem appropriate for a review, at this, the dawn of a new calendar age. In this commentary, I hope to give you some insight as to how I stumbled upon my early and, thereafter, consistent claims of fraud and manipulation in the...
In my last article, I publicly accused at least six financial firms of fraud and manipulation, for their dealings in the precious metals derivatives arena. I'm still here. The fact that none has responded or acknowledged my allegations can...
In this article, I attempt to raise and level new specific accusations in the ongoing gold and silver manipulation. Before I articulate my new allegations, let me summarize what I've said to date. Starting over three years ago, on a number...
Here's an update from my last piece, "No Way Out", in which I postulated that the leasing scam in gold and silver would soon come apart and we would have a market event similar to what occurred in the stock market in Oct 1987, which was...
Many people, like myself, consider the Internet one of mankind's greatest technological marvels. In terms of the medium's impact on present and future commerce and business success and failure, we are truly witnessing a unique time in...
The Honorable Arthur Levitt Chairman The Securities and Exchange Commission 450 Fifth St, NW Washington, DC 20549 Dear Chairman Levitt:
I have written extensively over the past two years about precious metals leasing and its manipulative effect on the markets. My theme is simple - silver and gold have been physically released on the markets as a result of leasing to the...
If you have read any of my previous articles, you know I'm pretty consistent with my theme - the gold and silver markets have been manipulated for the past decade and a half by the twin forces of the lending of precious metals and the...

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China is the world’s biggest gold producer with more than 355 tons annually. Australia is second.