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The Silver Bears Are Back For Part 7

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Everyone's favorite cartoon is back after the silver bears make yet another return appearance, this time number 7, in which more than anything,zt is made clear that the name of Blythe Masters will live in infamy long after she no longer has anything to do with the price of silver, and, allegedly, its ongoing suppression.

 

 

 

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Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:47 | 1539985 Sathington Willougby
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What does BO and a beaver have in common?

Close your eyes and you can't tell him from a Bush.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:56 | 1540011 New World Chaos
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Blythe Masters is very busy this week so she doesn't have time to deal with the horde of ZH trolls currently defiling her pompous blog/resume:  http://blythemasters.blogspot.com/

While Blythe's away, the trolls shall play...

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:07 | 1540051 Ahmeexnal
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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on Sunday ruled out the chance of a US default following S&P's decision to downgrade America's credit rating.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there is zero probability of default" said Greenspan on NBC's Meet the Press

 

http://www.cnbc.com/id/44051683

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:23 | 1540107 dlmaniac
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I'm impressed that silver stood tight despite a bloodbath in the equity market. Granted it's not gold impressive but as impressive as it can get considering the margin requirement difference between the two metals.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:44 | 1540178 lawrence1
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In a recent interview Eric Sprott remarked that the manipulation is now on silver as an indirect means of discouraging gold.  If there is indeed a severe silver shortage, which I believe the evidence indicates, I´m buying more silver while the gold-silver ratio has briefly reversed direction.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:01 | 1540517 4realmoney
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I'll bet you a Silver Eagle monster box that you are spot on with this prediction.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:05 | 1540534 Michael
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Thank You God, for bringing back the Silver Bears.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:25 | 1540643 Sathington Willougby
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Silver Bears

Rounds and squares

It's printing time

for Bernanke

watch, discuss

hear them cuss

soon it will be reversion day

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:31 | 1540674 Michael
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It's like a Tacoma Narrows Bridge moment.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse "Gallopin' Gertie"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-zczJXSxnw

I may have been wrong in my optimistic prediction of Black Monday October 10th, 2011, this up coming Columbus day, as the day of total worldwide collapse resembling something like this;

Rollover-1981- Depiction of Global Worldwide Economic Collapse in 2011 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6butfe1f9Hg 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:51 | 1540743 Michael
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There will be no more "job"(what kind of jobs?) creation in the United States.

I made sure of it! I gave you NAFTA, CAFTA, and GATT.

This statement could be said by Bill Clinton and other US Presidents strait to your face, and they would laugh at you about it.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:29 | 1540989 Michael
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The Federal Reserve and the International Banking Cartel are the Root of All Evil!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 00:13 | 1541159 Michael
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The sadomasochistic International Banking Cartel did this to themselves.

Don't feel sorry for them.

They were like a shadow ruling world empire unto themselves.

They killed themselves. Don't feel sorry for them.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 00:18 | 1541182 Michael
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Thank God CNBC has all those beautiful women, especially those CNBC World beautiful women, to help get us through these difficult times.

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Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:12 | 1540568 JLee2027
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+++

It's pretty obvious with Gold rising strongly and silver just sitting there? No way that's natural.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 00:15 | 1541171 StychoKiller
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$1765.90/Toz at the moment.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 00:30 | 1541270 Hugh G Rection
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"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that. So there is zero probability of default" said Greenspan on NBC's Meet the Press

So we can pay any debt, by creating more debt, by borrowing fiat asspaper from a group of your zionazi criminal cocksucker buddies at the fed reserve.... Good to know Alan, I feel better.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 02:24 | 1541517 Idiocracy
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So now Greenspan does not even pretend that there is any difference from the "independent" FED and the US government, which can print and amount of money to cover its debt.  He is pathetic

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:23 | 1540330 dark pools of soros
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Did you notice on that blog the 2007 article and screenshot shows her at 38yrs old while the top article of last week hails her at 36.

Does she naked short her age too????  Where's GATA??

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:50 | 1540729 Sathington Willougby
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For more fun, visit maps.google.com "white house" 

Be sure to leave a review!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 04:31 | 1541595 zhandax
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More Ivy League math...I doubt Wharton was founded in 188 although it would be poetic if they had educated those presiding over the demise of the Roman Empire.

Blythe still qualifies as a ZH-style  MILF though.  I will let someone else translate for the newbz.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:14 | 1540072 jkruffin
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It was like Deja Vu this morning,  I was watching David Faber on CNBC.....remember when he did the interview with Merrill CEO and asked them would they have to raise anymore capital and he said "no, we are fine where we are at".  This morning he asked the exact same questions to BAC CEO and he said "no, we are fine where we are at."   This looks like a return trip to the abyss coming. LOL

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 00:16 | 1541174 StychoKiller
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Denile!  (Watch out for the crocodiles!) :>D

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:35 | 1540146 Fish Gone Bad
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That is a scream.  Bank of America ate an Alien Chest Burster.  They are absolutely fucked.  Russia and China will certainly help finish off that economic criminal.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:42 | 1540170 dlmaniac
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Sounds like so pre-Lehman.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:19 | 1540315 Two Towers AU AG
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Even Dick Fuld and Callan famously said they dont need to raise capitall :) :) :)

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:07 | 1539992 DosZap
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OT of Slvr, but a first time for the words not in print, w/excellent(as usual) questions, and Mr.Jim's reasonings.

 

Interview Turk, w/Sinclair, a must....................

<http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IF24atvNkSo >

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:14 | 1540905 The Shootist
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Damn, JIm Sinclair said gold would go exponetial after $1764 in that video. We're like, $10 away from there... and we know he's pretty spot on. Weeeeeeeeeee!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:50 | 1539994 SolidSnake961
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a little late to post the video eh Tyler?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:52 | 1539999 ZombieHuntclub
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Lord I do love these things.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:08 | 1540269 toady
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Every time I hear them say 'the bernank' I can't get it out of my head for a few days.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:52 | 1540003 zorba THE GREEK
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I will obey...

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:53 | 1540004 malikai
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Yea it's passed. Nothing epic yet. Unless we just saw epic suppression overwhelmed. Although, shit's getting pretty crazy here in London. Disenfranchised youth, anyone?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:09 | 1540058 10044
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wherebouts? i heard crystal palace got looted too, that's near where my family lives

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:34 | 1540691 malikai
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Shit, you don't loot crystal palace, you take it over. That's the problem with kids these days. Thinking too short term.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:56 | 1540013 PheloniusRM
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I know its off topic...

Should I dust off my dow 10000 hat or my s&p 666 hat?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:14 | 1540070 slaughterer
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What color is the S&P 666 hat?  Cherry red?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:07 | 1540265 h3m1ngw4y
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with a few stars here an there

O_o

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:58 | 1540017 CalFord
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What is wrong with Zero Hedge, I am losing respect, and I am not the only.  This video is a disgrace.  Talking about a serious issue in a video that could be consumed by many.  Instead the POS author talks about sex with mothers, popping cherries and "dicks".  And Zero Hedge promotes it.  This sort of thing loses credibility.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:08 | 1540053 Spastica Rex
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Everyone understands your disappointment and hates to see you go. Bye.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:29 | 1540127 j0nx
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+69

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 02:51 | 1541543 Sudden Debt
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+10000 ;)

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 03:06 | 1541557 terryfuckwit
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LOL

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 03:08 | 1541559 terryfuckwit
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LOL

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 04:42 | 1541600 zhandax
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Not too familiar with the vernacular of those who oppress you are you?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:14 | 1540074 Spitzer
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awww, you want the comments moderated too ?

That goes against the tenets of Austrian economics. 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:16 | 1540078 savagegoose
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your're new around here right?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:13 | 1540290 Calculated_Risk
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RULE 8: If this is your first night at FIGHT CLUB, you HAVE to fight.
Wed, 08/10/2011 - 08:10 | 1545637 fallout11
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No, he's actually been around longer than most posters on here.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:21 | 1540096 Charlie_Day
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What's with all the new people bitching and moaning? Find me a more credible site on the web plz.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:12 | 1540563 Bananamerican
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i somewhat agree....But i know it's a generational thing.... 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:23 | 1540108 cpnscarlet
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Perhaps you're right, but the humor is welcomed on a day like this.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:34 | 1540135 lawrence1
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It is quality and consistency of information and reasoning that creates or diminishes credibility, not the frills of the presentation. Should I discount your view because you can´t punctuate correctly and write incomplete sentences?  Go back to church, shut the fuck up and go elsewhere.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:36 | 1540149 XenoFrog
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I love those damn silver bears.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:50 | 1540194 lawrence1
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I love those frigging godammed motherfucking silver bears too! Full disclosure... Im long silver bears, short cristiannity and corpse-sickles.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:40 | 1540161 CitizenPete
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Don't you just hate the gratuitous fucking profanty, motherfucker?   Just BTFD asshole and move on to your next bible class.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:03 | 1540228 lawrence1
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Amen 1000 .... dont berate our silver bearing bears buddy or we will beat you into a blob of  blubbering bullshit. 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:09 | 1540272 YouThePeople
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Sounds like somebody didn't heed the warnings. Call it...Friendo.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:50 | 1540443 hardcleareye
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In over a year you have only posted 3 comments and this is one of them!!

Having worked on construction sites most of my life, with many extremely competent professionals with language skills that could make a longshoreman blush, the "language" and expressions the bears use is VERY "tame"... I for one think it's cute,funny and very appropriate after today.

Not sure I agree with them, but I can "respect" the logic of their arguments to this point. However, I would like to see the few next steps in their logic....

I think when/if the SHTF the PTB will not allow citizens to retain ownership of their PM's and that by having them in your possession you will be "inviting" undue attention of the "fatal kind". (Think Stalin....) If you’re going to buy PM's you have to be able to not only protect the asset but also be able to "redeem" the PM's for goods and services. If the PTB have "outlawed" this you are screwed.

Futher, if all hell breaks lose there will be alot of desperate people just trying to survive. Having that kind of "conspicuous" wealth in your possession is unwise.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:09 | 1540555 bankruptcylawyer
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cal I"M COMPLETELY WITH YOU. 

 

there are times i like to think maybe a new group of people is needed to present the 'truth' about what's going on to a wider audience. of course, this message will never be marketed to the larger masses, but there are more than a handful of thoughtfull people who would be persuaded to see the truth of manipulated social and political process by way of finance, if not for the frequently childish and at times sell side tone of this website. 

 

it's articles like this, and others from pheonix , smartknowledge u and others that seem more like promotion than information that make this site limited in its reach of audience. that and it doesn't have a FACE on video. i think max keiser is trying to do that, but he is guilt of the same stupid mocking tone that will preclude many people who are not fueled exclusively by anger from taking him seriously enough to watch him regularly. 

 

 

 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 01:17 | 1541420 dogbreath
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where is the fucking junk button

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 08:13 | 1545639 fallout11
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Right under your posts, idiot.

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 06:50 | 1541686 Pay Day Today
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Is this Sunday afternoon quilting class? Or is this FIGHT CLUB?

There is a multiple confluence of shit storms headed the way of western civilisation over the next 10 years, this crisis of crony capitalism is but one. People who cannot get past the harsh language to the hard cold content beneath will simply have to wait for the PBS version of ZeroHedge and Max Keiser.

By then of course it might be a bit late.

 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:58 | 1540770 ManOfBliss
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Lighten the fuck up, you fucking tight ass.

Where the fuck are these  vote up/down buttons?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:31 | 1540997 trembo slice
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where is the junk button?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 19:59 | 1540022 BrianOFlanagan
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enough of these idiotic bears already.  Hopefully part 7 shows them getting their heads blown off by a shotgun wielding Blythe Masters.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:25 | 1540116 cpnscarlet
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And then another bear comes out of the forest and piddles on her foot!

Another great cinematic moment from 20th Century Vole!!!!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:07 | 1540266 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Splunge!

 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:08 | 1540267 lawrence1
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keep your idiotic hands off our lovely silver, dung-tounged  bears!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:00 | 1540026 slaughterer
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Is 10,000 ounces of physical enough?  Or do we have to buy more now?   

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:27 | 1540352 Troll Magnet
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10,000 ounces of silver?  Wow...I envy you.  Fucker!!!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:00 | 1540028 assumptionblindness
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At least this market 'correction' isn't being orchestrated.

/sarcasm

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:00 | 1540029 Don Smith
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My wife asked me this weekend why I would buy silver at the top of the market.  Lol.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:00 | 1540232 seek
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My (ex) fiance said the same thing when I bought gold at $993 during the 2008 implosion. Went on and on about I bought scared, I bought at the top, etc.. She apologized at $1200, we split up at $1300, and she started calling me to ask to buy some of that $993 gold since $1400.

I've bought at/near the top every year since 1999...

Now I just have to find a new girlfriend. Mybe you should show this to your wife, lol.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:11 | 1540283 lawrence1
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She just wanted a golden parachute

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:48 | 1540444 gwar5
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I told my date I was an investor, and she asked me how it was done.

So I pulled her panties down and said it was all about buying low, based on the fundamentals.

Then I pulled her top off, and told her top calling is important so you know when to sell high.  

I said, "so baby, are you buying all this?"  

She grabbed my crotch, said "Not so fast, looks like we're already at a market top."

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:01 | 1540031 Motorhead
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Da Bears, bitchez!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:03 | 1540041 Juan Wild
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"my mom does not like needle dicks"

he outta know

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:06 | 1540048 painequalschange
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No one is talking about the miners

Won't someone eventually step in and buy them?

It's not like they have no value.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:20 | 1540084 Spitzer
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Yeah. The Chinese have been buying up Canadian energy companies since 2008. They will probably start scooping up all the miners soon enough.

Look at some of these valuations

Exeter Resource $370.6 million market cap  $2,945.3 million ounces of NI43-101-compliant Inferred gold
Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:51 | 1540195 Escapeclaws
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Evidently it's very low grade gold.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:02 | 1540240 Spitzer
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Yeah and its gold at silver prices.  $80 gold. I am sure the Chinese would gladly wipe 300m dollars off the books for gold at $80 an oz.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:08 | 1540055 Bobbyrib
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Great, the bears are back promising everyone silver will go to infinity. $75 by the end of the year? Sorry, I'm having a hard time believing that.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:24 | 1540113 Jendrzejczyk
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Your brilliance is mystifying!! Yencross agrees. Long TOoth decay.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:14 | 1540071 Ray1968
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Jackson-Corn-Hole..... I love their humor.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:57 | 1540219 slaughterer
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The silver bears have always ben a little earthy, scatological, with their farts and shits in the pants.  That is why we love them.  

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:16 | 1540077 Bastiat
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It's going to $75 and beyond.  For me, the timing doesn't much matter because I don't need to sell it and I'm not playing paper games.   The Gold silver ratio will we motivate me to start converting to gold at some point.  75 would start to get my attention -- at todays gold price.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:35 | 1540147 gmak
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If one looks at the ratio of GOLDS to SILV (physical spot prices), and looks back to 1992 (data doesn't seem to be on bloomberg much earlier), it seems that the ratio is in the lowest band. If this means anything, then modern price history for physical silver and gold suggests that the price of gold should move up more than silver (percentage wise) to move into the 50 - 60 times band - which is where it has spent the most time in the last 20 years.

 

Presently, it is around 32 - 34 times, which is in the lowest band. The only time it has been lower (since 1992) is when Silver just recently went up near 50.

 

Again, if this historical price ratio is any indicator, then gold is head up more than silver.

(I have sold my physical silver and bought gold today). blah blah blah, my book, blah blah blah.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:06 | 1540256 Bastiat
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You left out some preceding centuries which might give you a different idea:  Hint: a Silver Morgan Dollar is about .85 oz of silver and a $20 eagle was .9675oz gold gold.  

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:17 | 1540305 slewie the pi-rat
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i just read another person on a diff page thinking of the same sell & buy.

i think you may have a typo there:  the GSR is abt 44.5:1 right now.  Gold to Silver Ratio - 24 Hour Live Gold to Silver Ratio Price Chart Intraday

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:28 | 1540355 YouThePeople
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okee dokee

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:40 | 1540407 Gunther
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A more valid comparison would be during the last bull market in gold from 1968 to 1980. There the ratio was at the start and end of the bull way lower then today.

You can find the data on the LBMA website and plug them in a spreadsheet.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:54 | 1540206 2DollarBill
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double post.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 20:56 | 1540216 onlooker
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si;ver is failry stable the last week or so. If it were bearish shouldnt we have had a 600 point down day or at least a 500 down? Up 2% today in one day is better than the 2% from the bank in a year.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:10 | 1540277 LongBalls
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Of course he made no comment that what we will pay you back with will be one notch below toilet paper in value. If he did this people might not approve of QE3. AHHH......it's never the product so much as the packaging.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:13 | 1540288 disabledvet
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FBI director appnted to "special 2 year term." there's your uncertainty for ya. And to think this is the generation that gave us the church committes. Well say hello to national bankrptcy then.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:16 | 1540303 bardian
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I'm thinking about taking about 5% of my savings (other 95% in phys PM's) and buying the SLV $50 call for january. what do ya'll think?  I've never traded options before btw.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:55 | 1540768 HungrySeagull
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You are going to get eaten by Piranhas on the 50 call paper.

You want physical.

Silver aint moved shit either way in two whole days despite a weekend of healthy off tape trading. I decided to sit tight on my stash and wait a while.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:26 | 1540344 bankruptcylawyer
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i'm struck by how so many people have been commenting in the last week , gloating over the explosion of the markets. 

what does silver tell you ?

 

 

it tells you that despite the underlying long term market dynamics----that consumer business bank and public debt is nothing but a huge unpayable SUCK on the real economy........

 

despite the underlying dynamics which dictate that a crash had to come sooner or later, that the timing of this crash was NOT unforseen and that it is being controlled by at least some of wall streets banks. there ARE people in mcgraw hill (s&p parent) that are in communicado with other people that are overseeing this long dip, silver will not be allowed to go down or up.

this whole thing is still being controlled. i don't see the market being not-totally controlled unless it is closed. until i at least see circuit breakers go off, or the entire market shuttered for at least a week, then you are not seeing the markers of a loss of true control. 

a market closing is only the beginning of a real opportunity for political change. 

so stop getting your panties wet everyone on zerohedge.

 

oh yes...and buy gold .hoooooah! hahaha. (i'm poking fun at the buy gold motto being like the zh salute ) . 

 

disclosure i'm a registered independent and short. not short this or that.  just short. 5'5'' :)

 

 

 

 

 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:32 | 1540377 lawrence1
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short brains

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:21 | 1540624 hardcleareye
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BL, I doubt your skill as a lawyer when you make sweeping statements like "so stop getting your panties wet everyone on zerohedge".  (my panites  do get wet from time to time but that comes with old age and having given birth to several children, not from reading ZH)

Having read many of the "types" of post that you are refering to, I concur that many have a macabre attitude.  Kind of like watching a plane stall and know that the pilot doesn't have enough altitude to pull it out and is going to crash.  Of course some people are placing bets on if the plane will crash... not thinking of the fact that it might crash on their heads, but then again there is very little they can do to change the outcome except watch it play out. "

And for your information, "Buy gold" is NOT the ZH salute!!  It's:

ON A LONG ENOUGH TIMELINE THE SURVIVAL RATE FOR EVERYONE DROPS TO ZERO!

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:29 | 1540359 mcguire
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gold/silver decoupling... shit... 

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:30 | 1540367 mcguire
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i guess silver isnt money afterall..

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:34 | 1540383 lawrence1
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no, too bad ... but Ill buy yours my friend.  George Soros.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:49 | 1540730 Prometheus418
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Oh shit- you're right.  Tell you what, I don't want you to have to take the full brunt of the hit, since you were good enough to warn of us all- so I'm willing to take it all off your hands for $20/oz.  Not a bad return for something that only costs $5 to dig out of the ground, right?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 02:52 | 1541545 XenoFrog
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It's more money than Hopium is.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 21:55 | 1540480 Kina
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Silver up 1% in AUd  :)

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:02 | 1540521 phyregold
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Okay, so can someone explain to a newb like me the folowing

1) Where the heck do you buy physical silver

2) Where the heck do you store physical silver

3) And why not a silver IRA?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:20 | 1540614 Sathington Willougby
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1.  Set your time machine to 1964.  Ask for change for paper money at the bank.  Back then maybe they wouldn't even make you open an account to get change. 

2.  Drill holes in your rounds and throw them in the tool box, they make great washers.

3.  How big is your bird cage?  How many birds?  How much do they eat?  That is, How much papering does your bird cage need?

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:24 | 1540640 brokesville
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try apmex i started there then found local coin shop mom/pop type

where you keep it is your business

ira i hope your kidding, get it in your hand

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:49 | 1540725 Lndmvr
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#2  easy if know a little. Just get an old work electrical switch or receptacle box, install where it it looks normal, fill it, put a blank cover on it. Most thieves spend less than 10 mins in a house. less if they hear a click.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:36 | 1541017 KowPie
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In my house the click is the last thing they would hear.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:04 | 1540849 Prometheus418
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Physical silver comes in five basic forms- pre-1964 US "junk" (90%) silver in the forms of silver dollars, halves, quarters and dimes, silver bullion coins (American Silver Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs, etc.) Generic silver bars and rounds with a purity and weight stamp, commemorative coins, and shot (for industrial use.)

Of those, I like the first two the best, myself- they're easily recognizable and more liquid than the other stuff- and are easier to purchase, as well.  The older "junk" silver has a nice historic feel to it, and often comes with some attractive toning and tarnish, while bullion is shiny and bright.  I have some of each- though more of the 90% silver.

You can get them from local coin shops, Ebay, or one of the bullion dealers, such as AMPEX.  I like Ebay the best, personally, as you can get some great deals there, often under spot if you're lucky.  Coin shop is nice, too, as you can bullshit with the proprietor for a while when you stop in.  Never used AMPEX, myself- I usually order from an outfit in New Jersey with an Ebay store.

Store it where it's not easy to find- and not in a safety deposit box.  If the gov't ever decides to seize it, they'll get it there.  

IRA can be devalued or stolen, it's best to hang onto your stash yourself.

Most importantly, if you're not sure of it, don't buy it.  It can be hard to deal with when it corrects.  You'll lose big if you can be scared out when the price drops fast and hard.  If you are the nervous type, buy gold instead- you'll have less of it, but it doesn't swing around so wildly.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:31 | 1540675 choorles
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i wonder if JPM has gone long on gold to cover their silver short positions?.... even though silver is not rising like gold it is still breaking away to the upside from JPM's share price.

thoughts? how long can JPM survive doing this? will we finally see them crash in august? http://www.silverrevolucion.com/story.php?title=%E2%80%AApart-7-the-epic...

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:32 | 1540683 Grand Supercycle
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THE S&P 500 MONTHLY CHART THAT FORECAST THE CRASH:

http://bit.ly/x618

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 22:49 | 1540733 web bot
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The fact that silver did not go negative today tells you something... The silver play is far from over imo.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:10 | 1540879 ManOfBliss
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Silver Is Going To $10,000 Or Higher

  • 100 ounces makes your net worth $1,000,000
  • 1,000 ounces makes your net worth $10,000,000
  • 10,000 ounces makes your net worth $100,000,000
  • 100,000 ounces makes your net worth $1,000,000,000,000

Gold:Silver Will Hit 1:1

Be prepared to move into undervalued assets so you can realize the massive gains, and compound them, before the bubble collapses.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:38 | 1541029 KowPie
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So you're saying that eventally siver will be woth one "new" dollar?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 01:21 | 1541432 @Watcher
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I agree regarding the very likely parity of silver to gold (just my opinion).

However, I also think silver would then retreat.  Key is to hold on to the gains...convert.

Mon, 08/08/2011 - 23:09 | 1540885 Tunga
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Like Saturday at the movie house. Mom would drop us off with enough dough to get some pom poms and we were good to go. Some things never change. 

BTFD bitches.

 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 01:14 | 1541411 suckerfishzilla
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How does Gold surpass Platinum in value anyways?

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 03:45 | 1541577 silver is money
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Accumulate your physical silver now now now!!!

It appears that even a large broker is experiencing shortage (this is in Japanese by the way....) http://www.ishifuku.co.jp/market/topics/news_03.html

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 04:24 | 1541589 choorles
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hey if you guys are looking for a website full of content about silver this is a great place to start

you can add your own news and videos... but i think its best use is for showing the sheeple that are still asleep.. all this content might just wake them up!

http://silverrevolucion.com/index.php?part=alltime&category=silver

wake someone up today! crash jp morgan buy silver!

 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 04:24 | 1541591 choorles
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hey if you guys are looking for a website full of content about silver this is a great place to start

you can add your own news and videos... but i think its best use is for showing the sheeple that are still asleep.. all this content might just wake them up!

http://silverrevolucion.com/index.php?part=alltime&category=silver

wake someone up today! crash jp morgan buy silver!

 

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 05:35 | 1541623 terryfuckwit
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would be nice if one of the brainy folks on here did a graph of jp shares against spot silver to see that relationship grapically might tell a story..

 

who knows

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 07:23 | 1541767 Escapeclaws
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Here's my take on what the bears said: Silver is going up to $75. That's because there's a conspiracy on the part of the Morgue.

I guess I'll have to listen again to try to understand more...

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 07:40 | 1541814 Mort
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love it!

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 08:23 | 1541936 Jacspad
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Ted Butler ROCKS and so do the commentators......

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 10:58 | 1542503 web bot
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If you want clear evidence of how silver is manipulated, check out this site and the video analysis. I've not found anything better on the topic.

http://lonerangersilver.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/silver-huge-manipulation-caught-in-the-act/#comment-578

Tue, 08/09/2011 - 18:59 | 1544454 Kelley
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Apparently JP was unimpressed with the bears' input and continues to rape silver. 

The truth is I'm not familiar with 80% of the technical busness terms and initials used on this site and I couldn't follow the bears conversation either.

I hope someone can fix my ignorance due to my own miseducation. What is it that will prevent JP and the others from manipulating silver? It looks to me like they can pretty much grab a huge handful of profits any time they please. I hope they can be stopped, and stopped soon. 

How does it happen?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 08:20 | 1545633 fallout11
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It is just as you surmise Kelley, the Morgue and similar large traders can and do regularly "scoop" the market for skim profits via manipulation.

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