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Marc Faber: “Gold Is Quite Oversold. I Will Consider Buying Gold Over The Next Two Days”

Anyone trading gold and silver most likely had a heartattack this morning. Of that subset, anyone who survived and traded with conviction made a killing, following an impressive surge in both metals, which saw silver soar from $26 all the way back to $30, after it was made clear that there was no behind the … Continue reading “Marc Faber: “Gold Is Quite Oversold. I Will Consider Buying Gold Over The Next Two Days””


Biggest Gold Drop Since December 2008 Sends Metal To… Week Ago Levels

  Gold this morning is plunging by the most since December 2008. For those seeking the reason for the sell off, it once again appears that the market is about 24 hours late in processing news that has been out for over a day. One of the main catalysts for today’s gold price is the … Continue reading “Biggest Gold Drop Since December 2008 Sends Metal To… Week Ago Levels”


China Prepares To Export More Inflation Back To US As It Announces Hikes In Commercial Electricity Prices

  So much for the interesting theory presented a few days back from Bernstein that one contrarian response from China to its electricity shortage problem is not to hike prices but instead to slow down its economy by pushing the margin producers out and allow the economy to slow down on its own. As a … Continue reading “China Prepares To Export More Inflation Back To US As It Announces Hikes In Commercial Electricity Prices”


World Bank Sees Dollar Reserve Status Ending Over Next Decade

In a report released yesterday titled “Multipolarity: The New Global Economy“, that other “bailout” organization, the World Bank, says that due to the developing world’s pronounced greater growth curve through 2025 (expected to grow at 4.7% compared to 2.3% for the developed countries), the outcome will be that “The balance of global growth and investment … Continue reading “World Bank Sees Dollar Reserve Status Ending Over Next Decade”


Steve Forbes: “The US Will Likely Have A Gold Standard Within The Next Five Years”

And another advocate for the only logical outcome out of the disastrous monetary and fiscal catastrophe the US finds itself in emerges in the face of billionaire, and open administration critic, Steve Forbes. From Human Events: “A return to the gold standard by the United States within the next five years now seems likely, because … Continue reading “Steve Forbes: “The US Will Likely Have A Gold Standard Within The Next Five Years””


Bill Gross Is Now Short US Debt, Hikes Cash To $73 Billion, An All Time Record

  A month ago, Zero Hedge first reported that Bill Gross had taken the stunning decision to bring his Treasury exposure from 12% to 0%: a move which many interpreted as just business, and not personal: after all Pimco had previously telegraphed its disgust with US paper, and was merely mitigating its exposure. This time, … Continue reading “Bill Gross Is Now Short US Debt, Hikes Cash To $73 Billion, An All Time Record”


Coeur d’Alene CEO Sees Gold At $1,500, Silver In Mid-$40s “This Year” As Pan American Silver Reduces Production Forecast

  That a CEO of a silver miner sees precious metals prices rising, especially on a day like today when silver hit a new 31 year high (and gold is at a record) is not surprising. Especially since that is precisely what happened: “The head of U.S. silver miner Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp said on … Continue reading “Coeur d’Alene CEO Sees Gold At $1,500, Silver In Mid-$40s “This Year” As Pan American Silver Reduces Production Forecast”


Sprott Physical Silver Premium To NAV Hits Fresh All Time High

  Several days ago there were a few rather amusing anecdotes in the blogosphere that just because Sprott filed a selling shareholder shelf in PSLV, the ETF was about to crash and burn. What was not disclosed is that in 2011 there have been about 200 comparable shelves filed for public companies, yet nobody called … Continue reading “Sprott Physical Silver Premium To NAV Hits Fresh All Time High”


JPMorgan: “The Likelihood That The Portuguese Government Will Fall This Week Looks High”

  There has been a lot of speculation about just what the JPMorgan note that claims the Portuguese government can fall as soon as tomorrow, says. The speculation can now end. “The likelihood that the Portuguese government will fall this week looks high. This suggests that the sovereign will likely access the EFSF in the … Continue reading “JPMorgan: “The Likelihood That The Portuguese Government Will Fall This Week Looks High””


The Driver for Gold You are Not Watching

From Jeff Clark of Casey Research… You already know the basic reasons for owning gold – currency protection, inflation hedge, store of value, calamity insurance – many of which are becoming clichés even in mainstream articles. Throw in the supply and demand imbalance, and you’ve got the basic arguments for why one should hold gold … Continue reading “The Driver for Gold You are Not Watching”


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