EURCHF Tumbling, Prints Fresh All Time Low Of 1.1914, Commodities Plunge (Update: Scratch That, New Low Is 1.1875)

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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:44 | 1394190 BCTwelve
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Prepare the lifeboats

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:51 | 1394202 cossack55
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"But Captain, we don't have enough for the steerage passengers." What should we do, sir?"

Captain to sailor: "Save all the bankers first.  If there is any room left, load their baggage."


"Aye, aye, sir"

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:04 | 1394216 anynonmous
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last week Art Cashin said it reminded him of Black Friday


let me tell you looking at the futures this reminds me of Oct 16 87 (posted last week)

Black Friday edition of Wall Street Week 1987 in its entirety



(but unlike '87 our leader, President Obama will be doing Bankster New York tonight landing on a Wall Street helipad and taking the bankster entourage uptown for dining at Daniel followed by a Broadway show) 


"And Mr. Obama will return to New York this month to dine with bankers, hedge fund executives and private equity investors at the Upper East Side restaurant Daniel."

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:01 | 1394234 Popo
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Dive Dive Dive!   AROOOOGA!  AROOOOGA!

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:05 | 1394237 Popo
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Dive Dive Dive!   AROOOOGA!  AROOOOGA!

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:54 | 1394445 Zero Govt
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weren't the new issue Pretend & Extend lifeboats used up in 2008?

...they're looking a bit ragged, maybe get one more use out of them and then it's Down & Drown

...hope Obumma enjoys his dinner at the NY Parasite Club... it will be one of his 'Last Suppers' for our beloved saviour as he's getting crucified in 2012

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 11:32 | 1395013 cdskiller
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Is it still considered crucifixion if you drive the nails through your palms yourself? Secondly, he doesn't seem to be in any pain. I think he is ready to go. He's made a lot of new friends in high places, he can hang with them for the rest of his life. He will claim, disingenuously, but charmingly, that he fought the good fight, and travel the globe like a rock star making inspiring and hypocritical speeches with no accountability for having to follow up his words with actions. How cool is that? It's f'ng perfect for him.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 15:10 | 1395925 Zero Govt
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CDSkiller  -  you mean Obumma will take up the rock star lifestyle Toady Blair has enjoyed since being pushed out by Brown... a Credit Suisse sock puppet not to mention writing a book and taking up religion (not that the word of God, or any truth, was in much evidence between the pages, just the usual slippery socialists dishonest re-writing of history having ruined Britain with another orgy of loony left spending) 

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 10:25 | 1394607 rosiescenario
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....and when you are done with that, those deck chairs need to be re-arranged.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:45 | 1394194 hugovanderbubble
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Short Canada and Australia, Specially Second One.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:50 | 1394210 qussl3
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Why canada?

Economically they are in a much better place than Oz, and do not have the carry unwind panic sword over their heads.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:14 | 1394259 gmrpeabody
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Commodities getting hit hard, they are a commodity based econ.

Go figure.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:19 | 1394295 msamour
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Don't you know everything gets blamed on Canada!

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:50 | 1394198 Johnny Lawrence
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The correlation between equities and commodities (including gold) is very strong.  If you believe the equity market is going to collapse, I'm not sure how you can believe commodities will be able to stand up on their own.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:49 | 1394208 cossack55
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Its that whole eating thingy.  And barter, and clothes, and fuel. 

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:51 | 1394211 Johnny Lawrence
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How'd that work out in 2008?

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:55 | 1394223 cossack55
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Don't know, still stockpiling.  Never one to expose myself to counterparty. Physical everything.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:45 | 1394401 DosZap
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Hope PM's take a MAJOR dump,need to snag some $1000 gold............LOL,and lot's more silver@ $12.00

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 10:06 | 1394522 cossack55
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Would love to see $6 silver. Must admit I took some profits during the upswing and need to restock.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:51 | 1394201 toto
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Here in greece we have a beautiful sunny day.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:48 | 1394206 Yen Cross
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 Crude is getting hammered!

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:52 | 1394207 monopoly
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Got cash. Gonna be a great opportunity soon in the miners. Patience.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:53 | 1394209 cossack55
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No cash. I do have some FRNs.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:08 | 1394244 scatterbrains
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In a collapse of empire with blood in the streets don't all the miners get annexed?


Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:08 | 1394245 gametracker
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you missed the lows already

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:24 | 1394316 msamour
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I'm investing in a company called B.R.A.T. & Gui. Something about boiled ropes, tar, and guillotines. Should have a pretty good return on investment in the next couple of years.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:52 | 1394213 the not so migh...
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Damm snow

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:52 | 1394214 monopoly
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Agree, commodos and gold will suffer short term. Just do not be on margin. That is a death wish.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:19 | 1394275 gmrpeabody
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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:53 | 1394215 hugovanderbubble
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*Credit Agricole may face to 12.330 mn losses when Emporiki branch defaults. GreekAthens- Non Recovery Rate_ French Bank Increasing Risk ]+

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:53 | 1394218 101 years and c...
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but, i thought the chairman said yesterday that the end of money printing v 2.0 was already priced in....


Thu, 06/23/2011 - 10:11 | 1394558 Zero Govt
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he would say that wouldn't he.. fact Benny will say any old inane dribble to 'instill confidence' but it just drifts like garbage under the bridge and down the river because nothing he has ever said or done has been right

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:54 | 1394219 xamax
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The swiss mainstream media (which is not much less stupid than in the rest of the world) explains now each day that a strong swiss franc is good as imports get cheaper. Since years, they complain that a strong swiss franc is bad for our economy. In the meantime, dont forget that the balance sheet of swiss banks equals 800x the GDP and for those who think their money is safe in Switzerland, UBS apparently hires more and more people from Nigeria as they claim to be open to all cultures.At least at UBS, on 3 emplyees, there is now 1 german, 1 from Africa and 1 from Switzerland.This trend seems to happen also in other banks here in Zürich.


Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:00 | 1394230 qussl3
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800x GDP?

I knew it was nuts but not THAT bad........


Thu, 06/23/2011 - 10:20 | 1394587 Zero Govt
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British Banks are 400% of GDP but there's absolutely fuk-all backing them, apart from the usual political credit line (robbery) of citizens/small businesses wealth

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:54 | 1394220 hugovanderbubble
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Short All French Banks , Important Sir.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 08:56 | 1394226 AUD
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Can you give some indication of Swiss credit spreads?

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:01 | 1394227 SDRII
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Meanwhile, on the war front:

Libya: Gadaffi says "You said, 'we hit our targets with precision', you murderers ... One day we will respond to you likewise and your homes will be legitimate target. "NATO will continue this mission because if we stop, countless more civilians could lose their lives," Rasmussen said"


Yemen: An investigation team from the United States has reportedly found that an attack that wounded President Ali Abdullah Saleh and several senior members of his government while performing the Friday prayers in his Sana’a presidential compound earlier in June was carried out by an advanced US-made missile designed for special assassination operations, sources close to the probe told Al Arabiya. Meanwhile, Top US official Jeffrey Feltman called Thursday for an “immediate” transfer of power in Yemen after he met the Arab nation’s Vice President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi. “We continue to believe that an immediate, peaceful, and orderly transition is in the best interest of the Yemeni people,” – Al Arabiya

Syria/Turkey: Syria troops massing on the Trukish border as Hez prepares for war

Israel/Russia: The five Russian scientists were among 44 killed earlier this week; no official investigation of foul play has been opened, though Iranian nuclear experts have in the past been involved in similar accidents



Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:30 | 1394337 RockyRacoon
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My view of the past may be faulty, but I recall that meddling in the affairs of others (especially those who envision virgins in heaven) led to a rather large melee in New York on September 11th, 2001.   It amazes me that if it happens again it will be chalked up to the "fact" that we are hated for our "freedoms".    One thing that we learn from history is that we never learn from history.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:00 | 1394231 Note to self
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The big unwind has begun

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:06 | 1394250 BCTwelve
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I'd like to see a strong dxy close above 76.
This market still has no problem bouncing over the next couple days to squeeze everyone who's gonna get short in about 20 minutes

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:09 | 1394258 Note to self
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I'm thinking margin calls are gonna dominate the action

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:05 | 1394238 Archimedes
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A poll conducted by CNBS asked if "you are confident in Ben Bernanke"?

So far 96% said no. I would attach a link but I do not want to drive traffic to that garbage outfit.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:08 | 1394246 anynonmous
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a better Obama and the Banksters do New York link


Obama will next attend a $35,800-a-head fund-raising dinner at swank upper East Side restaurant Daniel.

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:33 | 1394353 RockyRacoon
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You're easily distracted by bright, shiny things, aren't you?

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:49 | 1394420 powersjq
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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:51 | 1394428 gmrpeabody
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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:09 | 1394247 The Axe
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PPT   .....ready

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:08 | 1394255 swissaustrian
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EUR/CHF parity bitchez!

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 09:18 | 1394271 Voodoo-economist
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as far as CHF is concerned, id suggest thats less an effect of capital inflows from foreign europeans, but rather the Swiss repatriating their money from the world.

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