The Battle For The 200-Day

Quite an interesting battle being waged today and though it's fun to watch, it's really just a preview of the main event which will come tomorrow and the fight into the weekly close.

TFMR Podcast - Wednesday, May 13

A fun day today with gold touching it's 2% daily cap and silver making all the way back to its 200-day moving average. So, what happens next? Friday and the weekly closing numbers have become pretty important.

Re-sess-shun

As we discussed last week...

re·ces·sion
rəˈseSH(ə)n/
noun
1. a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters.

Putin Meets Kerry - Some Thoughts From JB & SFC

Did the sudden meeting yesterday of President Putin and Secretariat Kerry catch you by surprise? I know it did me and it also surprised John and Steve. They had some ideas as to why this meeting occurred so you should give this podcast a listen.

State of Flux

Well, as expected, we got the mini-Global Bond Meltdown 2.0 overnight. And, as expected, measures were taken again to halt the flow and reverse the trend. The only surprise was that gold wasn't taken to PoundTown. But don't exhale just yet. It's still early.

Sales and Power: Fear, Reassurance, Criticism, Acceptance, and the "What's That" Moment

Personal balance and an enquiring curious critical mindset are essential for making successful investments in financial markets. Personal balance ia also required to deal with bad or  partial information, and also to contain inner tendencies for making a tilted inner evaluation of a neutral external situation.

Then there are the manipulating strings connected to us which make us act as  puppet, jumping and dancing to the pull of those ever so tenuous and totally invisible "strings".

After a while of looking hard we begin to notice some of the strings, and eventually we trace them back and discover that many people, organizations, random events or even nature itself are all pullers of our strings. We are a part of our environment, gifted with intelligence, and it is better for us if we use it.

Argentus Maximus, May 2015.

TFMR Podcast - Monday, May 11

Another steep selloff in the bond market, combined with an overt raid in gold, could be sending a rather ominous warning to everyone. Today, we discuss the possibilities.

Your Latest Crime Scene Report

Late Friday saw the release of another in the inglorious line of Bank Participation Reports from the criminally-complicit CFTC. Why I'm even bothering to write about it is beyond me.

All The Way To Zanzibar

The week is off to a quiet and orderly start. Looks like Lizard Man was wrong about the bond market meltdown so I guess we can get back to watching the crimes in progress!

TFMR Podcast - Friday, May 8

With this past week behind us, we turn our attention to the weekly charts and the CoT...and we like what we see. Maybe not full speed ahead but certainly not straight down, either.

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