Trading Halted On All NYSE Liffe London And Paris Commodities And All London Universal Stock Futures

Tyler Durden's picture

Update:

Because when you have infinite toner cartridge, who needs to trade?

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MillionDollarBoner_'s picture

Just practicing for The Big Day ?;o)

 

Badabing's picture

Rumor has it, they think the market may be manipulated.

CPL's picture

Not by them...that's what's pissing them off.

 

I think this has to do with Iranian rials and the hoover action going on.  Won't know until the dust settles later today.

Pinto Currency's picture

 

Or perhaps they are concerned that the markets are becoming un-manipulated.

Xibalba's picture

Better yet:  Executive Order 11110 

SWRichmond's picture

There are no markets, there are only interventions.

CPL's picture

Silver is going bananas with it's big brother gold.

 

In the hall it was whisphered....margin call and delivery now.

Lost Wages's picture

They've done a great job of cramming silver & gold back down while allowing stocks to go up today. Congratulations, assholes.

gaoptimize's picture

I love those guys (for now).  I thought I'd missed the cheap seats for the ride up when I got online this morning.   But thanks to them, I bought a few more tickets an hour ago.

seek's picture

Yup, I noticed last week 1785 is the "red line," every time it's crossed that in the past couple weeks it's triggered an aggressive beat-down.

Pretty clear TPTB don't want AU leading with 18XX. They won't be able to stop it forever, though.

Money 4 Nothing's picture

Who writes the print again? Oh.. LBMA. No price discovery, just slavery.

Lord Koos's picture

And $35 for silver is a biggie too...

rqb1's picture

dec oi is ~90,000 for ag.  this could be the time

Bay of Pigs's picture

What? Both are getting hammered lower now.

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

And I am sure this has nothing to do with paper trading being suspended [cough].

Careless Whisper's picture

But the hedge funds are trading higher today, with GS +5, JPM +1, BAC +.30

 

silverserfer's picture

the new trick will be suspending trading then margin hike. Followed by an ear piercing "AAAND ITS GONE BITCH!"

ZeroPoint's picture

It's 21st century confiscation. If the price is trading too high, we shut the market mechansisms off. The price will be what we say it is OR ELSE.

Money 4 Nothing's picture

Oh shit! you took the words right out of my mouth!

slaughterer's picture

Most inopportune halt with Bernanke on the podium in an hour.  

Conax's picture

Accch!  Not again.  The best chairsatan is one you never hear from.  Silver bugs need to don their helmets and flak jackets.  *wink*

Lost Wages's picture

Drive to the ATM as fast as possible. It may be about to "malfunction."

ZeroAvatar's picture

My scuba gear is ready to rock.

CvlDobd's picture

I guess all that fresh fiat from Santa Ben will just have to go into stocks to preserve people's wealth.

Dr. Engali's picture

Due to the terrorist networks disruption of the financial markets I am issuing executive order number 139.. The shut down any site I deem threatening act....the abiltily to shut down web sites at my discretion will provide for  free and safe financial markets.

 

Barak H. Obama

TOTUS

Schmuck Raker's picture

"Cry havoc, and let slip the cyber-dogs of war."

djsmps's picture

Because it's the right thing to do.

ebworthen's picture

He wouldn't shut down my free phone, would he?

CrimsonAvenger's picture

If you're part of the bottom 90%, you'll be fine. If you're part of the top 1%, you'll be super-fine. If you're in that narrow 9% band that's left, you're going to get fucked six ways to Sunday.

ZeroAvatar's picture

It's Bush's fault.  Heckuva job, browneye.

Acet's picture

Of course not. Not a Nobel Peace Prize like him.

By the way, heard that the next Nobel Peace Prize is going to go to Nathanyahu for his work in promoting peace in the Middle East.

 

silverserfer's picture

when the totalitarian facist state takes control we'll know cause zerohedge will be gone 

Peter Pan's picture

Fear, rumours, manipulation and greed can do incredible things to a market in both directions within minutes.

f16hoser's picture

God Save the Queen! Better hide the Silver....

Quinvarius's picture

Askless! Except for jpms school of whales traders.

Whoa Dammit's picture

Technical trading halt. So which trading desk "technically" went TU?

Dr. Engali's picture

Technical difficulties=  we are losing control of precious metals.

Anglo Hondo's picture

Oops, sorry, I thought it was the light switch.

 

Anglo Hondo's picture

Ah, Molson Coors Brewing was down 3.3%.  It was the silver bullet wot done it.

 

FreeMktFisherMN's picture

Quite a day so far.  One doesn't need to have on a tin foil hat to sense the concerted effort to suppress PM prices.

 

Dawnofinsanity's picture

Just the 3 month maintenance on the algorithm.  Must make sure the public loses

q99x2's picture

Don't check your wallets while there are no software generated graphs to let you know how well the economy is doing. Consumer confidence may go down.

ebworthen's picture

Blythe had to go the red phone, apparently.

TheInfoman's picture

None of this matters.  I got me an Obama phone!

eatthebanksters's picture

the correct grammar...I just got me a Obama phone...