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It's Not Getting Any Smaller





 I would like to make my own modest effort to put to rest a trite little phrase that gets trotted out every time silver and gold are getting trashed.

 
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AMZNing





All the comparisons to 2000 seemed a little far-fetched.........until today.

 
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Negative Interest





The past six years have transformed my disposition toward the markets from excitement to frustration to despair to disillusionment to sheer tedium.

 
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Top Signal Arrived in Inbox





Just got this in my email, and if this isn't a sign of a top, I don't know what is.

 
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Margin and Those Record Highs





In 2007 we see another dive in correlation as the last high close occurs and fades away. We are again seeing a violation of the sub-60 area.

 
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The Time Warp Again





What's that? It sounds just like Starbucks, Peet's, or any other coffee place on the planet? Yeah, well, I guess you have a point there. But there's a big difference: you have to pay to sit down.

 
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Stockman's Prescient Prediction





Perhaps, as in 2008, commodities are a very large canary in a very crowded coalmine. I am highly confident Mr. Stockman's prediction about North Dakota is going to come all too true.

 
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Government Brilliance In Action





 I was always a little curious how much my fair city was spending on these guys, who basically sit on plastic chairs and stare into space all day.

 
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Perfect Palo Alto





"Oh, he's there to make sure high school kids don't jump in front of a train to kill themselves", I would reply. And you, assuming you come from a place that isn't insane, would be puzzled and appalled at my answer.

 
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A Good Way To Think About It





A mere 70 million people will have more wealth than 6.93 billion. Thanks, banksters!

 
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Thank the SNB for the Truth





Remember, years ago, when the markets were a mechanism for honest price discovery and a gathering place for buyers and sellers to participate in open, unvarnished capitalism?

 
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Join Me In My Time Machine





Believe it or not, I was much more interested in these ads from 1978, and they are a study.

 
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The Charlie X Solution





And yet on Friday morning, the solution came to me in a shot. And, as with most good solutions, it comes from no less a place than Star Trek: The Original Series. Hear all now my idea:

 
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Bullet Doddged





For now, they've failed............but the fact that this watering-down was even considered is something I find sickening.

 
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Best of Slope 2014 (Final)





Here is the third and final part of my retrospective with links to what I believe are the best posts of 2014 at Slope of Hope:

 
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