Nanex ~ 19-Dec-2013 ~ Throttling Gold Sales
Early in the morning on December 19, 2013, there were two large 1-second bursts of trading in Gold Futures. In the recent past (April 12, 2013, September 12, 2013, October 11, 2013,
November 20, 2013, November 25, 2013 and December 10, 2013) these two events would normally be combined
into 1 show-stopping exchange halt. No halt occurred in the active February 2014 futures
1. February 2014 Gold (GC) Futures Depth of Book (how
Note the peak occurred about 50 seconds before the FOMC announcement.