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    The price of gold shot up this week, and silver moved proportionally. Headlines are screaming for gold to hit $10,000 or $50,000. Does this alleged new bull market have legs?

Nikkei Surges As BOJ Injects Another ¥3.5 Trillion: Just Add It To The Existing ¥23 Trillion Plunge Protection Tab

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Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:43 | 1058101 alien-IQ
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Insanity reigns supreme. All hail the ponzi.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:42 | 1058107 Boilermaker
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It's so fucking surreal that I'm literally laughing my ass off.  What a fucking flea circus of biblical proportions.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:21 | 1058348 Sam Clemons
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The most amazing thing is that all this stuff is slowly going to erode confidence in the entire monetary system the more and more they have to do it.  Talk about trading the future for the present.

 

Why does anyone work when some entity can just helo-drop more than any large group of individuals will ever make without doing a damn thing?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:44 | 1058459 dlmaniac
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From sea water tsunami to FIAT tsunami. What's next, radiation tsunami? This stuff is intense!!

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:06 | 1058503 Spalding_Smailes
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• Red Alert • #3 MOX •

Kyodo: Smoke rising from Fukushima's No. 3 reactor: nuclear safety agency 1 minute ago via TweetDeck 

Smoke / steam billowing out of reactor .... Live press conference coming up  ....

Live feed -

 www.ustwrap.info

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:50 | 1058493 scythian empire
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What is the point of banks heding equity market risk, when there is no such thing as equity market risk? 

 

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:10 | 1058585 Sam Clemons
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You're right.

They disable market risk by taking more risk on themselves.  Ironic.

 

"Panics do not destroy capital; they merely reveal the extent to which it has been previously destroyed by its betrayal into hopelessly unproductive works".
-- John Stuart Mill

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:24 | 1058672 dark pools of soros
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keeps 'em off the streets and from reading ZH

Wed, 03/16/2011 - 04:15 | 1059707 What does it al...
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Why would any one "donate" to Japan, when they can just print or raise debt to pay for the whole thing themselves?

At least the BofJ needs to disclose how much and what they are doing with the money.  The Fed?  Nothing and no audits...

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:27 | 1058382 CheapKUNGFU
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Hahah, 'a flea circus of biblical proportions' - a coffee out my nose moment!

Boiler, you funny

All your fleas are belong to us, make your time... heh

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:57 | 1058518 Worker Bee
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Idiocracy

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:45 | 1058777 VyseLegendaire
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+1 this is actually funny. 

Wed, 03/16/2011 - 10:01 | 1060323 Zero Govt
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this 'tab' the clowns (Jap Govt and BoJ) is running up is collosal ...but it does represent a great wealth transfer to investors happy to take the money and 'Exit Stage Right'

Dead cat bounce in place, now back to falling down the flight of stairs . . . 

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:45 | 1058133 Concentrated po...
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http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Surgeon-General-Buying-Iodine-Appro...

another day, another clown.  if you haven't seen the movie "idiocracy" then you should.  It's the missing link between today and Soylent Green.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:47 | 1058142 Concentrated po...
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oh and if you want to know more about the symbiotic relationship termed diabesity, just look at our surgeon general's fat, block head, face.  She the pied piper of the twinky brick road....

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:47 | 1058790 VyseLegendaire
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Haha! That is poetic! ZH is on a roll tonite. 

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:22 | 1058350 Mr. Mandelbrot
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BOJ with another "extra bigass" infusion . . .

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:54 | 1058507 alien-IQ
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and all for naught since the /NKD is now down about 100 points.

you'd think they could find better uses for the money than to prop up the financial markets? after all..they do have a country in need of a few repairs and it's not like the stock market is going to "pitch in" to help.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:32 | 1058409 pods
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LMAO, I tried to watch the video of the semi-obese SG and there is a McDonald's ad before it!  

Oh the irony.

pods

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:51 | 1058165 Cognitive Dissonance
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Or as Bonzai7 says in his latest post "All Hail the Quantitative Easer".

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/beware-ides-farce

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:04 | 1058221 alien-IQ
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the /ES is testing the days highs again now. If it breaks above 1285 expect it to go full retard and we'll open tomorrow at or above 1300...as if nothing ever happened.

Earthquake? Tsunami? Radiation Leak? Nuclear Plants blowing up? Nope. Never heard of it. BTFD and FTW.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:16 | 1058309 Cognitive Dissonance
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Gold trying to break back above $1,400, but keeps getting slapped in the face. Sooner or later, of this I am certain.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:00 | 1058531 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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The leverage the bankers are using to free up all of this cash must be coming from 'gold' reserves.  The global finance system must have gold on loan at at least one hundred to one by now.  If there was ever a time for a squeeze....

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:14 | 1058610 william the bastard
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Gold is down $35. Don't you need more Jim Beam?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:13 | 1058612 william the bastard
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Gold is down $35. Don't you need more Jim Beam?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:19 | 1058643 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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I had gold retesting support today, and it broke a little south of it.  No need to worry about gold.  It is always what it is.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:22 | 1058650 william the bastard
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You're a hoot!

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 23:03 | 1058895 RockyRacoon
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Might be interesting to follow this trial for a crystal ball view of the status of holding gold:

CoinWorld provides coverage of the trial of Bernard von NotHaus, creator of the Liberty Dollar.

Wed, 03/16/2011 - 04:38 | 1059731 Cognitive Dissonance
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My kind of guy.

Among the 75 exhibits presented by the prosecution were Liberty Dollars, a T-shirt screened "U.S. Mint can bite me!" and production items confiscated from the privately owned Sunshine Mint in Idaho, where Liberty Dollars were produced under contract.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:08 | 1058234 Michael
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After the worlds central banksters finish buying up all the assets on the planet, what happens next?

"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:33 | 1058416 pods
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Great quote Michael, I use it all the time.

One of my other favorites:

"But again, truth be told, if you are looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror>"

-V-

 

pods

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:13 | 1058615 william the bastard
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fruit inflation

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:40 | 1058442 TruthInSunshine
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Panicked residents start to flee Tokyo as radiation levels rise after THIRD blast at stricken nuclear power plant
  • Radiation leaking directly into the air from stricken Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Power station has now suffered three reactor explosions and one fire
  • One reactor core 'exposed to the atmosphere' through crack in containment wall
  • Radiation levels up to ten times higher than normal in Tokyo
  • Mass exodus

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1366308/Japan-earthquake-tsunami...

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:42 | 1058102 Boilermaker
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LMFAO, the gloves are off.

Let's LITERALLY make a fucking COMPLETE MOCKERY of the equities markets.

What the fuck...just DECLARE the fucking markets where they want it.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:44 | 1058114 Ray1968
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Our market was a joke today. The talking-head Bozos can't get it straight. They keep talking about fundamentals and recovery... BULLSHIT. Its all about printing money. Period. End of story.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:45 | 1058130 Boilermaker
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Golly, ya think?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:48 | 1058145 Ray1968
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Silver and gold had a mighty nice sale today. Wish I didn't blow my wad 2 weeks ago on silver.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:51 | 1058155 Boilermaker
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Don't worry, they'll cornhole you on that also.  They'll just confiscate the stuff.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 20:57 | 1058205 Ray1968
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They have to get past my Dirty Harry .44 Blow-yer-head-clean-off magnum first.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:00 | 1058210 Lets_Eat_Ben
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sorry officer I just recently sold my gold and silver on CL. Why no, i don't have a receipt. I just traded money (Au,Ag) for "money" (truck-load of FRNs). No different than making change of $100k bill...right?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:09 | 1058271 Boilermaker
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I see, Sir, now if you'll just step outside while we ransack your place, we'll be out of here in no time.

We haven't seen shit, yet.  This will be blow-your-fucking-mind bad.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:32 | 1058413 tmosley
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Any attempt to do door to door searches for any form of contraband, especially something as harmless as gold or silver, will result in nothing but a bloodbath.  It's not really worth it.

Easier to just remonetize gold and seize it from the banks after the sheeple deposit their gold and silver there.

I don't think they are going to last long enough.  This IS the endgame.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:45 | 1058463 AUD
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remonetize gold and seize it from the banks after the sheeple deposit their gold and silver there.

Yes, that is exactly what happened here in Australia in 1931 or '32. There was no grand edict requiring citizens to hand in their gold under penalty, the goverment just turned all bank deposits denominated in gold into deposits denominated in Pounds.

 

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 21:59 | 1058526 william the bastard
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Idiot. SSDD.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:05 | 1058554 tmosley
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Talking about yourself again?  This is what makes your mother hate you.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:16 | 1058619 william the bastard
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I'm fist fucking your mom's asshole and it's like a glass of water. What TF?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:26 | 1058676 tmosley
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No you're not, I can hear you masturbating to the sound of your mother getting gang banged.

Virgin.

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 22:29 | 1058698 william the bastard
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you are afuck bag fagg

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 23:16 | 1058974 tmosley
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Look at you, you sloppy bitch, you can't even type.

What, did the boys get bored with Mommy and come into your room?

Tue, 03/15/2011 - 23:21 | 1059000 baby_BLYTHE
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^^^^^ x1000000009999999999

Lov ya, tmosley!

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