TFMR Podcast - Wednesday, June 3

More wild volatility today, indicative of extreme liquidity shortages in nearly all "markets"...and just in time for Friday's BLSBS and Greek default drama.

Is Minsk 2 Finally Breaking?

Terrible news out of Ukraine today as it appears that the Minsk Peace Accords are crumbling as I type. With these developments, the crisis in Ukraine could spin rapidly put of control in the weeks ahead. Please stay on top of the situation by listening to these weekly podcasts.

Ominous Everywhere

It's not just Ukraine. Look at Greece and the EU. Look at the spiking rates of the global sovereign debt markets. But no worries...the stock market is up so everything must be just fine, right? Right??

Guest Post: "Introducing FreeGold", by Torgny Persson of Bullion Star

Torgny Persson is the CEO of Bullion Star and he posted this FreeGold summary to their site back in April. I've been meaning to post it here as a discussion starter and background piece and today's finally the day.

Currency Madness

Algo-driven insanity.

TFMR Podcast - Monday, June 1

A full round trip in price today as computer Specs are driven into and out of positions on an intraday basis. Likely just fun-and-games for The Banks as they fatten their quarterly bonus pools.

The Fun Begins

Lots of volatility and manipulation this morning and, for once, it's to the upside! But, just as when price is driven downward, this is likely transitory, too. Expect more of the same as we move toward the end of the week.

TFMR Podcast - Friday, May 29

An unchanged silver CoT and another pending BLSBS Friday sets up a very interesting week next. Be sure you listen to this podcast in preparation.

Still Veering Toward Recession

As we've been writing about for weeks, the US economy continues to veer toward recession. With today's revision of Q1 GDP to negative, all it will take is a negative print for Q2 and we'll officially have one. And now you know why The Fed is so emphatic about having BEA begin doubling the seasonal adjustments!

A2A with Alasdair Macleod of GoldMoney

Great stuff here from Alasdair Macleod. Not only does Alasdair explain how and why he came to the conclusion that China has accumulated a minimum of 30,000 metric tonnes of gold, he also shares his opinion of what they plan to do with it.

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