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Why do we get sharp price spikes?


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5 hours ago, ArcaneCollector said:

Hello gold boffins!

I often see crazy spot price spikes that are short lived as per the picture below. Can anyone explain why this happens? Trading shenanigans?



Possibly a poorly filtered price feed, but see below.

5 hours ago, Bigmarc said:

Glitch in the matrix 


4 hours ago, Ukbullionfan said:

Someone just lit a high candle that’s all , don’t be too alarmed my little fella.

Possibly one tiny trade, the conspiracy theorist might suspect an attempt at market manipulation.


No weird spike on this graph:


Although you did not state the time and date you took your screenshot:


Possibly ours is a more reliable price feed!



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