Flash Crash In Gold Comes On The Heels Of Treasury Flash Crash

A flash crash in the price of gold today is being blamed on everything from a “fat finger” event to price manipulation and high frequency trading (HFT), but are other issues being overlooked?

Gold drops $30 in seconds
The price of gold traded on the Comex dropped $30 per once in a matter of seconds today as 4,200 sell orders hit the electronic markets at 10:14 Eastern time, which triggered a 10 second trading halt, according to a price . . .


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