When asked by Aussie Lelde Smits what prompted the plunge in gold & silver Jim Rickards responded:
We know there is some central bank manipulation, we know this is going on, its actually disclosed in certain ways.
Whenever you’re trying to solve a crime you ask who has the motive? The person with the greatest motive to keep the price of gold low is actually China because they have the most to buy. People point their finger at the Fed, but you might suspect China.
Rickards full interview on gold, QE, & Bitcoin is below: