27.05.2011 - Are the exchanges manipulating the silver market?
During the recent climb and collapse in silver prices various commodity exchanges increased margin requirements repeatedly. Supporters applauded the move and said exchanges should have acted sooner, while opponents cried market manipulation. As a result the overall margin issue has become somewhat politicized. At MalHess Analytics we donít do politics, but we do like looking at numbers. Futures margin requirements exist because the exchanges guarantee all trades, so they want market participants to put up collateral against future losses..............................................Full Article: Source
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