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There probably is a reason for the sudden move higher in gold, but we don't know or care. At this point the end of Ponzism is a given. Just a matter of time. Next stop for gold $2,000, then various multiples of $1,000 after. But first, the all time nominal high of $1,577 from May 2.

And Longer-Term:


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Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:40 | 1448296 Raymond K Hassel
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Boom, I like it.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1448341 Popo
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Kapow!   Good job Bernanke.  How does it feel to be a miserable failure?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:49 | 1448354 TheTmfreak
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Dammit to hell. Can we get some more price manipulation in here so I can get more gold at very discounted prices.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:53 | 1448379 TheTmfreak
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Gold is completely in a bubble. Get out while you still can. It is so extremely over priced, unlike linkedin. I will be willing to buy one's gold bullion for half price.

Any takers?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:02 | 1448436 JW n FL
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UBS, Credit Suisse to Announce New Job Cuts

In addition to UBS cutting 6 percent of its IT workforce, Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse are set to announce thousands of fresh job cuts as they face falling trading volumes and rising costs, a newspaper reported.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:32 | 1449029 the mad hatter
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riding this baby while I still can until they hike margins to those of silver (6k per for gold, 26k per for silver)

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 17:17 | 1449513 mr_T
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My chains are going to be worth a fortune... I'm not wearing that gold on roll shit fool... 24k biachezz

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:08 | 1448480 Hard Assets
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If you find one taker anywhere on this planet I will buy you a new hat.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:13 | 1448540 TheTmfreak
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I do need a new hat...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:16 | 1448573 Manthong
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I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:42 | 1448748 Long-John-Silver
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Will you pay Tuesdays price for today's hamburger?

Hyperinflation is a bitch.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:09 | 1448889 IQ 145
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 That, in one short post is the problem with bonds and the stock market as investments today. I think everyone who's just started studying this subject should memorize it. Any kind of inflation is a bitch if your timeline is measured in years. People have a really hard time with the fact that when they netted out 11% on their mutual fund in two years; they made nothing. Everyone needs to think purchasing power, purchasing power, purchasing power, until it's automatic.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:37 | 1449047 TheTmfreak
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Right. Well anybody who is actually thinking correctly when they hear inflation should realize what that means. How can you continue to make the work you have done in the past, worth what it was worth. Therefore compiling your lifes work and saving to be able to do or use something of it. This is the question of the century (or two).

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:10 | 1448899 IQ 145
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 That, in one short post is the problem with bonds and the stock market as investments today. I think everyone who's just started studying this subject should memorize it. Any kind of inflation is a bitch if your timeline is measured in years. People have a really hard time with the fact that when they netted out 11% on their mutual fund in two years; they made nothing. Everyone needs to think purchasing power, purchasing power, purchasing power, until it's automatic.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:10 | 1448902 IQ 145
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 That, in one short post is the problem with bonds and the stock market as investments today. I think everyone who's just started studying this subject should memorize it. Any kind of inflation is a bitch if your timeline is measured in years. People have a really hard time with the fact that when they netted out 11% on their mutual fund in two years; they made nothing. Everyone needs to think purchasing power, purchasing power, purchasing power, until it's automatic.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 21:57 | 1450236 Bananamerican
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now THAT'S what i call automation, IQ...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:58 | 1449155 DosZap
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Nice try SLICK..............

But, the Koolaid drinkers are elsewhere.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:39 | 1448732 MolotovCockhead
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Yeah, feels like Bernanke is working for us eh? I mean working for us goldbugs, of course!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:41 | 1448302 Dr. Richard Head
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Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:42 | 1448306 hambone
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High of $1563.50 on the far.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:48 | 1448349 GeneMarchbanks
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1563.50 is sooo transitory.

+1----to myself?! You betcha, no shame.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:55 | 1448387 hambone
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Tranzzzitory indeed - new high $1565...those (me) waiting for the last dip to buy gold and silver w/ final 25% of fiat may be outa luck? 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1448418 Bastiat
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Buy silver, it's very cheap . . . so's gold for that matter.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:11 | 1448510 hambone
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Think I'll wait for the final breakthrough and successful retest before I throw the last of my cash into the this point it's only a $10 or $20 difference to see the cnfm.  And agreed, I'll buy silver but watching gold as the tell.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:16 | 1448571 LetThemEatRand
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What's really amazing is that they were clearly trying like hell to keep a lid on gold and silver all day yesterday and into the morning.   Maybe they are running out of thumbs for the dikes.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:28 | 1448659 hambone
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All right - I just lessened the outstanding silver supply by 200oz...should be good to get us over $40 by Wednesday am???

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:13 | 1448917 IQ 145
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 It can't hurt. Apologize for the repeats; it was my browser's fault! I'll take an even money bet you'll make it by Thanksgiving.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:44 | 1448755 MolotovCockhead
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Fingers, thumbs and toes are all used up, too bad their dicks are way too soft to be of any use except to feed the neighbor's dog.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:42 | 1448310 Cdad
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Surely, this suggests confidence in Ben Bernanke.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:44 | 1448324 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Keynesians rule!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:42 | 1449355 Upswaller
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Anyone think it strange that silver was beaten down twice in the last couple of days, by equal amounts both times, just in time for a swing right back up?  As if TPTB knew it was going to head up?  Because news of QE3 was going to leak?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:42 | 1449356 akak
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... in Hell.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1448340 JenkinsLane
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That was my first thought too.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:42 | 1448312 bania
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gold meets viagra...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:59 | 1448410 Cognitive Dissonance
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It was me. I bought the last Gold Eagle that pushed it through resistance. I clicked "Buy" and the price went crazy.

My bad. Won't happen again.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:05 | 1448459 Piranhanoia
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oh sure.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:17 | 1448575 Cognitive Dissonance
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OK, I'm not sorry.

So there!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:14 | 1448538 Hulk
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+1568 CD. Buy another one. I'll even pay for it!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:23 | 1448616 Cognitive Dissonance
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I just did. That will be $2,486.66 please.

No checks. :>)

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:36 | 1448713 Hulk
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Whoa there big fella... $2,486.66 ??? Pennies OK? Interesting that number of the beast thing you got going...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:57 | 1449158 Cognitive Dissonance
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Sorry. I let greed get the beast best of me. :)

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:55 | 1449428 RockyRacoon
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You paid what?   Better lube-up the next time you buy from that dealer.

I just bought me one o' these for the hell of it:

2011 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (BU4)

Price: $1,810.00  
Tue, 07/12/2011 - 22:01 | 1450248 Cognitive Dissonance
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I was trying to rip off the Hulk. He's not as dumb as he looks.

Why do I always find the smart suckers? :>)

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 22:09 | 1450262 Bananamerican
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Price: $1,810.00 

sheeit....that's Paul McCartney money

Wed, 07/13/2011 - 00:53 | 1450565 RockyRacoon
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It was spare cash.  Never hurts to hold a little numismatic coinage.  Besides, I've never regretted my buy prices since 1995 when I started accumulating the PMs.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:44 | 1448315 Hugh G Rection
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Quick! Blythe, release the monkeys!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:43 | 1448316 Atomizer
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FOMC minutes must of been leaked.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:09 | 1448890 nope-1004
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Ya, of course.  JPM et al. bid it up in advance, and monkey hammered it down previously.

They know QE3 is coming, and this shit about "some FOMC member thinking about QE3" is another way to get the toe wet before jumping in so PM's don't go parabolic.

All fed members know QE3 is coming.  They all know the plan.  The governments role is to manage public perception and not create hysteria, so "a few" members think QE3 is warranted.  Next week, a few more.  Next month, a few more.

Otherwise silver and gold go straight up.

In the interim Blythe beats it back down.

Ponzinomics, my friends.  Know that our government is a fascist kleptocracy.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:18 | 1449249 goldfish1
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For those who wish to be precise on their interpretation of the new norm.

Definition of FASCISM

: a political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

Definition of KLEPTOCRACY

: government by those who seek chiefly status and personal gain at the expense of the governed

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 22:27 | 1450312 Bananamerican
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no no no

"Fascism should more properly be called Corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." -- -Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini born: 29 July 1883 – lynched: 28 April 1945) was an Italian politician who led the National Fascist Party and is credited with being one of the key figures in the creation of Fascism

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:03 | 1449191 trav7777
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must "of"???

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:43 | 1448318 caerus
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F*** you just provide sum support...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:58 | 1448404 New Survivalist
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Yeah, no shit. That was a hell of a nut to crack.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:58 | 1448833 Hephasteus
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Never happen. They will fight to keep it at 1460 or totally lose the fight.

It will hover over it for while but for the most part it's going straight from 1500ish to you can't buy it with dollars.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 17:01 | 1449465 Citxmech
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Remember the fight to break $1k?  Then came $1,200, $1,300, etc. . .  This thing's going to the moon riding the bow-wave of Bernake's supersonic perpetual printing machine (who said helicopters can't break the sound barrier?).   

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 17:15 | 1449468 Citxmech
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Dupe. - and while I'm fixing my shame, can I just say wtf is wrong with the Captcha?  Damn thing always wants a two digit negative number, but won't take the minus sign because it counts it as a digit. 

Pisses me off.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:44 | 1448320 rubearish10
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Yen strong all day was first hint of more fiat trouble. Most likely more news to come from Europe

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:22 | 1449261 goldfish1
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Corn's up 4%...imo it's the qe3 whisperings.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:44 | 1448323 SumSUN
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it's still cheap.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:44 | 1448325 apberusdisvet
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Attn:  will somebody call 911; there are people jumping off the buildings on Wall Street.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:48 | 1448350 Hugh G Rection
Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:49 | 1448352 skipjack
Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:51 | 1448368 Hugh G Rection
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great minds think alike.  Beat you by 1 minute.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:54 | 1448386 GeneMarchbanks
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Hugh & Skip sittin' in a tree...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:01 | 1448429 Hugh G Rection
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let me finish the song.


Hugh and Skip sittin' in a tree, knocking down banksters with a .50BMG, first comes the range, second comes the windage, then comes some serious intestinal spillage.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:03 | 1448447 JW n FL
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UBS, Credit Suisse to Announce New Job Cuts

In addition to UBS cutting 6 percent of its IT workforce, Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse are set to announce thousands of fresh job cuts as they face falling trading volumes and rising costs, a newspaper reported.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:05 | 1448462 UGrev
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T-Shirt time.. 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:14 | 1448544 GeneMarchbanks
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Very violent lyrics. Something tells me you reside in the good old U S of A...

Irregardless, you're a true gangsta. Prolly rockin' a platinum grill.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:29 | 1448665 Hugh G Rection
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Irregardless isn't a word.  I am a gangsta, here is my anthem.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:38 | 1448728 GeneMarchbanks
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Never said it was a word.

Sandler? Really?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:49 | 1448789 Hugh G Rection
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Ya Sandler. Better than an electrocuted smurf vagina as an avatar.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:07 | 1448879 GeneMarchbanks
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Wow, never looked at it that way! Are vaginas fractal? Anyone?


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:10 | 1448900 hambone
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Hugh, GM - thanks for the laugh

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:19 | 1448958 MsCreant
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Vaginas are the ultimate fractal. 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:37 | 1449051 Hulk
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LOL! Interesting that Penises are smooth and Vaginas are fractals. Opposites attract???

So whats it like to have something infinitely long between your legs???

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:39 | 1449066 Oh regional Indian
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Vaginas are ultimately fractalable too.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 18:59 | 1449801 Rusty Shorts
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The real story behind Vagina.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 17:00 | 1449459 RockyRacoon
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Yes, they are fractal.   Large or small they all look alike.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:28 | 1449287 goldfish1
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lmao still

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:54 | 1449147 JW n FL
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did someone say.. gang-star?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:55 | 1449151 francis_sawyer
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ebonics... like 'gangsta'

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:35 | 1448708 seek
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That's just plain awesome lyricage and pwnage of the original poster there.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:20 | 1449253 goldfish1
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Very clever

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:50 | 1448355 Dr. Richard Head
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Back during my adolescence, the idea of nocturnal ejaculation generally involved scantily clad women (plural mind you) fawning over my every need.  Blankfein and Dimon jumping to their respective deaths has replaced the dream state causing those old school "wet dreams".  Ummmmmmm – bankster death porn.  Do you think Youporn has that as a category?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:19 | 1448587 GeneMarchbanks
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Allow me to check, brb... ... ... ... ... (six hours later) ... ... ... ... (12 hours later)... ... ...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:24 | 1448623 fuu
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Try xhamster.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:00 | 1448841 Ryman1075
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+ 1

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:34 | 1448696 Dr. Richard Head
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Looks like you have qaulified for a job at the SEC.  Perhaps it's time for a YouPorn IPO. 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:49 | 1448787 FeralSerf
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Now you know how the crowd must have felt in Paris in 1789 as they bid Louis adieu.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:45 | 1448329 GeneMarchbanks
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Is this the second(and final) part of the previous article? That nice man with eloquent words resorting to fear-mongering means next stop is... collapse.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:45 | 1448330 bill1102inf
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Long Gold.  Prepare to SHORT Netflix... going to be the SHORT OF THE DECADE!!!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:46 | 1448334 plocequ1
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Up 13. How much does that translate in NFLX dollars?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:58 | 1449162 francis_sawyer
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...only ROBO knows 4 sure

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:46 | 1448337 FranSix
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Look like Dodd-Frank has had no effect whatsoever.  Shorting is going on in the futures, years out:

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:22 | 1448612 Lord Blankcheck
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How many contracts traded on those 13-16year? some have no trades since June 29

1573.9 looks they are caiming down,nice rally though

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1448343 espirit
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Turning on the oxygen for the ride up, in 3..2..1..

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1448346 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Um, have a day, gold.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:47 | 1448347 Hulk
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No counterparty risk Bitchez! Burn you fucking paper, BURN!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:51 | 1448365 janchup
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Major taxation risk however.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:52 | 1448371 Dr. Richard Head
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not if I lost it all in a freak boating accident. 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1448424 ForWhomTheTollBuilds
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I lost all mine in a poker game some time ago.  I had 3 Aces after the flop and the other guy had limped in with King/Jack.  


I had to go all in

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:05 | 1448457 Hulk
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Lost all mine crossing the Potomac to the Potomac crossing...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:34 | 1448698 Boston
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That's too bad.  My dog ran off with all of my K-rands.  I know how you feel.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:18 | 1449248 francis_sawyer
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just be thankful that you still have your peas to eat...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:16 | 1448564 nontaxpayer
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Who knows my cost basis?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:52 | 1448802 FeralSerf
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Without evidence, it's assumed to be zero.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:31 | 1449305 goldfish1
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My dad gave me the gift limit every year of my life. How's that?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:51 | 1448370 Dr. Richard Head
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Never bring paper to a precious metals fight right?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1448411 ForWhomTheTollBuilds
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duplicate removed

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:59 | 1449169 francis_sawyer
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does that mean that all these 'Hank Paulson' autographs I have are about to be worthless?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:49 | 1448359 jomama
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are we actually gonna hit 1600 bennybux liek everyone has been clamoring on about for god knows how long?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:50 | 1448361 janchup
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Gold Holders, governments can and will do anything including the application of 95% taxes to "windfall profits" in gold.  After all, only "rich" people buy gold.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:54 | 1448383 Abitdodgie
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Yes and the rich don't pay taxes

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:26 | 1448987 IQ 145
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 At the present moment, profits on Gold and Silver gained thru buying and selling contracts on the Comex; pay simple income tax. Trying to point out what the Comex is for. It's not the Silver store; it's the place where you make dollar profits that you're going to spend, like this Christmas, for instance when my dollar profits will become usable. The IRS taxes all futures trading as simple income; Yes, this might change but it require anouncements and discussions and etc. it won't be a surprise.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:51 | 1448363 WTFisThat
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This behavior should be monitored :/

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:53 | 1448376 Overpowered By Funk
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Hmmm... maybe the suckers er buyers at the 3yr auction just bought some insurance.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:54 | 1448382 Poule Mouillee
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It's my fault.  I was testing an algo.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:55 | 1448391 Lmo Mutton
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Oxygen........................On & 100%

Crew Communication.....Establish

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 18:02 | 1449625 SHRAGS
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Your making me feel depressed.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:57 | 1448395 baby_BLYTHE
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keep warm, burn fiat!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:01 | 1449179 francis_sawyer
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double your fun... Watch 'Hank Paulson' signature burn in effigy while keeping warm!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:58 | 1448403 Cassandra Syndrome
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Get facking in you beauty!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:59 | 1448414 Flore
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Well the Chinese did not participate in the latest 3Y debt offering which went very smooth... now they now that Ben is a liar

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 13:59 | 1448416 Ying-Yang
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Cue Robo any second now..(groan)....

Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc.

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Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1448419 HungrySeagull
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Makes me wonder should I sit until Friday Close (Paper Cremation Day) and decide if I want to add to the Silver PM's

Gold is the darling today, silver is the ugly stepchild no one wants to deal with ATM.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:06 | 1448467 SheepDog-One
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Looks pretty shiny to me, as I bought all mine at $11-$15.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:07 | 1448475 achmachat
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I tend to "only" look at the Gold/Silver ratio, with gold taking the role of base money... a ratio of above 43 = free silver!

for each ounce of base money, you get more than 43 ounces of silver at the moment!!!!

very soon it will drop back under the comfortable 40, and then lower.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:03 | 1449190 francis_sawyer
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trusty way to look at it

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:00 | 1448420 redpill
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Are those animal spirits in your pants or are you just happy to see me?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:01 | 1448423 Dick Darlington
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OT: Hard line in Finland reaches the top. Presidential candidate and long time politician Paavo Väyrynen wants Finland out of the common "currency", euro. And after-election polls show anti-euro True Finns are now the biggest party in Finland with a wide margin.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:30 | 1449015 IQ 145
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Whoops. There goes another French paper currency scheme; Ah, Euro, we hardly knew ye.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:03 | 1448446 Hephasteus
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Looks like they are throwing gold in the fire to save silver.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:55 | 1448812 MsCreant
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Those gotta be some tight shorts, must hurt.

Andrew Maguire, whistle blower on Kingworld News.

Glad to see you round da blogz. ;-)

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:04 | 1448452 SheepDog-One
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RoboTrader- Gentleman Jim sends his condolences and a few complimetary pukin up blood buskits.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:08 | 1448481 Bastiat
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I'd expect no less from a gentleman!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:04 | 1448454 caerus
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lol...fed debates QE3...

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:06 | 1448465 equity_momo
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And someone got the bead on that who bought a few cheap ounces.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:24 | 1448622 caerus
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Front running at its finest

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:06 | 1448463 newstreet
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Not one comment about selling gold here.  Doesn't that scare you guys?

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:08 | 1448479 SheepDog-One
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Not skeered...just counting all my gold I bought at $400 and silver from $11. If youre trading gold for a dollar profit, youre a fuking idiot.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:08 | 1448486 equity_momo
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No , this website is a magnet for "truthseekers" and therefore youll find the signal:ratio is far clearer than most media outlets.   I still get looked at as a madman whenever i bring up Gold with friends , family and coworkers. I work in finance with so called "smart" people who have their fair share of "fiat". And no one owns gold.   We're a long way from worrying about gold becomming crowded and frothy.

Gold is ridiculously underpriced given the math involved in the financial markets.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:14 | 1448518 caerus
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Exactly...when you got your lawn guy giving you advice on gold then be worried

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:08 | 1449219 francis_sawyer
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Even worse...

When Joe Lavorgna (soon to be 'your lawn guy') starts giving you advice on gold... Sell & Run for the hills!

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:09 | 1448492 Bastiat
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We do have one guy popping off about 95% taxes on gold gains.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:48 | 1448779 espirit
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Must not know you don't pay taxes in the black market. lol

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 15:07 | 1448883 Bastiat
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. . . or if you don't sell.  Who has gold? The poor?  By the time things get hard enough for me to be forced to sell any of my gold, 95+% of the people in the US will have starved to death.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:09 | 1448496 HungrySeagull
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Ain't no one gonna sell. We all will go down with the titanic if they don't allow us to cart the gold onto the lifeboats while shoving those who have only paper out of the way.

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:10 | 1448507 LetThemEatRand
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What should scare anyone who doesn't have gold/silver is that so many people who pay attention to financial markets and the "news behind the news" all seem to believe the same thing when virtually every mainstream financial pundit out there including the Oracle says gold/silver bugs are nutty. 

Tue, 07/12/2011 - 14:36 | 1448711 tmosley
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You TOTALLY miss the point of owning gold.

Selling here is like canceling your insurance policy when there is a wildfire thirty feet from your home, with a wall of flame 50 feet high.


Tue, 07/12/2011 - 16:30 | 1449293 The_Euro_Sucks
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and silver

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