Prof. Rosa Abrantes-Metz's research on suspected rate fixing is featured
— March 8, 2014
Excerpt from The Economist -- "Another bit of bad news for the gold market comes from a forthcoming paper by Rosa Abrantes-Metz, of New York University’s Stern School of Business, and her husband Albert Metz, a ratings-agency chief (writing in a personal capacity). This identifies a puzzling number of large downward price movements in the run-up to the afternoon 'fix': a conference call, typically ten minutes long, when the banks exchange information and decide on the price. Ms Abrantes-Metz terms the spikes 'too frequent and too large' to be mere chance."