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The Hunts’ Silver Play, and Other Stories from the Recent Past

Nov 19th, 2015 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hard metals, Commodities: Examples

In January 21, 1980, the Comex board declared the Hunt silver corner an emergency, and the members voted to allow liquidation-only trading. This had its intended consequence of changing the direction of price moves, and a perhaps-unintended consequence of setting off a panic two months later. Read More