Yentervention Part 2011: Dollar Yen Surges After Ministry Of Finance Sells Just Under Y500 Billion

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Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:10 | 1522529 Quinvarius
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It is funny to see a country that is about to become unlivable due to radioactvity trying to force down its' currency.  I don't think they really need to worry about their currency maintaining any value over the next 5 years. 

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:25 | 1522590 zerohandle
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dude its tradition. 

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:26 | 1522592 zerohandle
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Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:03 | 1522661 El Viejo
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Yeah, a yearly tradition. Every year about this time they reevaluate their currency. Also, in April they change jobs. Kinda like musical chairs.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 01:22 | 1523010 StychoKiller
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"If ya can't find'em, grind'em!"  How much can the transmission take before toothless gears fall off their shafts and start shooting through the floorboards??

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:06 | 1522670 caerus
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couldn't agree more

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:11 | 1522530 anvILL
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Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:10 | 1522531 SloMoe
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Impressive spike. Doubt is will last the week, but impressive, nonetheless....

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:01 | 1522657 johngaltfla
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Here's your history of intervention. Needless to say I don't think we'll see 100 or 130 any time soon....


Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:10 | 1522791 Manthong
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Nice flaming Zero pic, but it looks like somebody put the superstructure on wrong side of the carrier.

Strangely appropriate in this context. :D

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:13 | 1522543 papaswamp
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Bets on how long it will last?


Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:19 | 1522562 Yen Cross
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  This sure isn't any intervention! Unless the BoJ , MoF, and Kampo are on the slow boat to China.  Tyler have touble logging in... Somthing wrong with your refresh button? I have to re-login every time I post... Thanks Yen

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:03 | 1522659 Rodent Freikorps
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I'm having the same problem.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:31 | 1522710 Yen Cross
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  Reset your password and clear your browser... it worked for me.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 00:39 | 1522836 GoinFawr
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Me too

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:31 | 1522600 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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It should take Ben 15 minutes to get to his press.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 05:18 | 1523100 johngaltfla
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Uh, 0831 Friday August 5, 2011.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:15 | 1522545 Rodent Freikorps
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Asian dude: What is best in life?

Cohen the Barbarian: To crush their currencies. To see them driven before you. To hear the lamentation of their traders.


Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:15 | 1522546 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Who gives a s**t about all these various flavors of "Jew confetti", they're all just different colored turds.

Stick to the gold and silver, the bullets of death to the ceturies old Jewish banking scams.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:35 | 1522609 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Yep, the Japanese are definately of Jewish origen.  I heard that before the Jew Lizards built the Egyptian pyramids, and then migraded to Israel, they actually landed in Nippon!  Of course, the Jew Lizards covered the globe, and built pyramids everywhere, but they announced their prowess in Israel, none the less.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:13 | 1522676 Pure Evil
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And, it doesn't help that fiat was created by the Chinese and imported from China back during Marco Polo's era.

But, If I remember correctly, I was told that the Chinese were the 'Jews' of the Orient.

So, maybe, those are the Jews he speaks of.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:26 | 1522701 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Chinese Jew Lizards from Outer Space!

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:34 | 1522718 Pure Evil
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Chinese Jew Lizard Chicks Suck Scaly Goyim Lizard Dicks.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 05:02 | 1523093 e_goldstein
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and I totally thought that my weed was really good.


Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:31 | 1522709 Scisco
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So much hate. You are a sad, sad individual. I pity you.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:24 | 1522839 Reese Bobby
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It is a lazy hate.  The hate that comes from a a young lifetime of failure.  Blaming Jews is the default setting for immoral losers.  But they are almost all harmless cowards whose Mommies ruined them at a very young age.  It is best to laugh at them like any other clowns.  And of course I must hope they find Christ, and real balls.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:15 | 1522548 billwilson
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Like that was not predictable. What idiots were buying yen at 77? 

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:24 | 1522575 fuu
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Benjamin "Makin it Rain" Bernanke? It is toxic after all.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:16 | 1522552 MsCreant
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Phatt finger?

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:17 | 1522554 scratch_and_sniff
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They seen the swiss getting away with looks kind of flacid compared to the last time.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:25 | 1522585 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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When there is nothing left to lose....

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:24 | 1522586 RoRoTrader
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No other resort, it appears........can run but cannot hide sort of thing.

Closed out equity shorts this AM.

Sitting in CASH, again.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 01:28 | 1523014 StychoKiller
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Grateful Dead, "The Wheel:"

The wheel is turning
and you can't slow down
You can't let go
and you can't hold on
You can't go back
and you can't stand still
If the thunder don't get you
then the lightning will!

Won't you try just a little bit harder?
Couldn't you try just a little bit more?
Won't you try just a little bit harder?
Couldn't you try just a little bit more?

Round round robin run around
Gotta get back where you belong
Little bit harder, just a little bit more
Little bit farther than you than you've gone before

The wheel is turning
and you can't slow down
You can't let go
and you can't hold on
You can't go back
and you can't stand still
If the thunder don't get you
then the lightning will

Small wheel turn by the fire and rod
Big wheel turn by the grace of God
Everytime that wheel turn round
bound to cover just a little more ground

The wheel is turning
and you can't slow down
You can't let go
and you can't hold on
You can't go back
and you can't stand still
If the thunder don't get you
then the lightning will

Won't you try just a little bit harder
Couldn't you try just a little bit more?
Won't you try just a little bit harder?
Couldn't you try just a little bit more?

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:28 | 1522596 redarrow
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With everyone trying to keep their currency weak, this is great for QE3 as well as QE4...QE-INFINITY.  

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:32 | 1522603 lsbumblebee
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USD hiccups and burps. Sits up and asks for some Jell-O.

Thu, 08/04/2011 - 00:34 | 1522968 Ahmeexnal
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jell-o?  vagisil would be a better prescription

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:34 | 1522608 Yen Cross
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  I just shorted eur/aud that thing is parabolic, and a top is forming on the H-1 chart...

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:43 | 1522623 DonnieD
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Kyle Bass sends his thanks.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:52 | 1522642 gianakt
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It looked like they may have sold some of there gold when they first started to intervene. 

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:03 | 1522663 chump666
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FX markets are spooked by intervention talk.  FX wars dedux, but with more panic this time.  Oil and gold should go bid, gold sold on the AUD CB bank intervention at somepoint.  The TRUE FX is about to happen.

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 21:55 | 1522648 chump666
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again like the SNB, good luck Japan, lets see if China will play the buy YEN on the dips again

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:00 | 1522655 gianakt
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This is a gift from Japan as I just sold the spoo's at the highs. 

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:05 | 1522667 chump666
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gonna be classic, oil bid gold bid.   the killer trade will be the AUD, once the RBA cuts.  maybe sept.  options on from the 100ma and below

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:34 | 1522717 Yen Cross
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  that RBA hold @ 4.75 was a huge buy signal for me...  I love those swaps!!!  Hell that thing could run 10 Big Figures and I would still be long, and running a counter hedge..

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:35 | 1522722 Stuck on Zero
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Answer this ...  if the BoJ sold Y500 billion on the currency market they received something for it, right?  If they received mostly dollars then this takes the $$ out of U.S. circulation. These $$ probably come courtesy of the Bernanke zero interest rate Fedsters.  That means longer recover in the U.S. and dragging economy leading inevitably to a falling dollar.  Does this make sense?

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 22:47 | 1522758 Yen Cross
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  If you read the charts the biggest yen moves were against The  GBP, AUD, EUR, not the USD.   Keep doing research , I respect that in you...

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:14 | 1522816 B-rock
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As of now, USD : 2.38%

              GBP  : 2.1%

              EUR  : 1.99%

              AUD  : 1.98%

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:36 | 1522872 Yen Cross
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which 1/3 'rd of the trading cycle are you running those numbers from?  

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:25 | 1522831 GoinFawr
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Hehe, it's like this post was MADE for you YC! Shine on!

Wed, 08/03/2011 - 23:34 | 1522866 Yen Cross
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  You know I have deep respect for you G/F Thanks for your kind words. 

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