Catching A Bid

Mon, Jul 11, 2011 - 10:40am

With the gold market rallying the way it is, I thought it might be best to go back and review this:

I would add this to the discussion:

And this:,_Gold_Silver_Shorts_Will_be_Destroyed.html

And this, too:

I will have very limited internet/chart access for the next few days so please bear with me. In gold, the key level to watch for today is, quite obviously, the $1559.30 high of 6/22. A close above there would be hugely significant and I have a last of $1556.30. Closing above there would also eclipse the old, all-time closing high if $1558.40 set on 5/2. Who knew today would be such an interesting day, huh?

In silver, the level to watch is still $36.79, also set on 6/22. If silver can get through there and close above, it should have clear sailing to $38 and, beyond there, the critical 39.50 level. Unfortunately, silver is running into some risk-off, general commodity selling which is providing a rather significant headwind. We'll just have to watch and see. Maybe the FMX Connect people will be right.

OK, hang in there and have a fun day. It will be interesting, to say the least. TF

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ScottJ · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:42am

Gold must make new highs

Gold must make new highs verse all major currencies before starting its move to new perception as Sound Money. Only then will the exponential moves occur with ease... -- Paraphrased philosophy learned from Mike Maloney

Well.... it looks like the super-cycle could be beginning... hold on to your hats folks. This will be a very unique experience, as the world has never been this integrated/completely dependent on fiat currency...

Euro Price of Gold Closing at record highs (Previous high close 1083.47)

Great Britain Pound Gold Price Poised to Close above all time high (Previous High: 964.41 Pounds/oz)


Mike Maloney Tells All on Why Gold and Silver, the endgame of fiat currency.

Why Gold & Silver? - Mike Maloney - Silver & Gold Investing

· Jul 11, 2011 - 10:46am

Straight Down

Wow, just as soon as I get this posted everything goes straight down. Yikes!

Be careful out there!

Seacap81 · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:47am

Jim Cramer takes Buffet

Jim Cramer takes Warren Buffet to the woodshed and whips his little behind. Nice to see the old prick from Omaha get taken down a notch or two. Don't be fooled, Buffet is just another Corporate Welfare Queen.

Must see.

Dr G · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:47am

Stupid market. Stupid, stupid

Stupid market. Stupid, stupid market. Flip-flop, waterfalls, etc.

Stack physical so your stomach doesn't hurt. :)

SilverTree · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:48am


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Shill · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:54am

This is your Captain speaking

"Take me to your High Frequency Traders"

Aronnax · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:56am

Classic, 2-wave FUTF?

The bad news? Silver down $1.00 in 13 minutes. 

The good news? The last time we saw similar desperation during COMEX hours, these episodes were often followed by $1+ FUBMs.

WYO Silver · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:56am

Maguire Audio Interview

Turd posted the audio link to the Andrew Maguire interview on King World News above. Here are some additional comments from the interview for those who can't immediately access the audio portion:

"I think we just get back to true supply/demand. We haven't ever seen it in silver. I don't think we've seen it in 20 years. There's going to be a new third gold and silver fix each morning at 8:00 A.M. Beijing time that is going to reflect REAL WORLD PRICING. Now, it's going to be real interesting to see the effects of this fix and what it's going to have on the London fixes and the HFT-traded paper selling that often follows the London fix. We know when we get a quiet after-hour access market, we often see a huge sell-off occur in thin markets. As volumes migrate to Asia, we will see the price reflected in other currencies and on a much more competitive world stage."

"It's a picture of picking up sand with open fingers. They (Maguire's Asian customers) view their dollars as if it were sand and they want to get rid of them, as quickly as possible. They're looking to buy anything of tangible value. Gold and silver, of course, is currency."

"When this new dynamic gets vended in here and we see physical demand ramping up, I have a feeling these bids will start moving up rapidly as they compete with the shorts to get out. I can see triple-digits (silver)."

Stay focused on the longer term, Turdites.

Shill · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:57am


Down .71 in seconds. wow and still caving.

pgd73 TF · Jul 11, 2011 - 10:59am

Good Timing

What a timing Turde!!!!!

· Jul 11, 2011 - 11:00am

Classic Raid

So, what suddenly changed? Nothing. The London PM fix is all.

Classic raid by the Forces of Darkness to crash and reset price. Pathetic.

Zoltan · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:00am

Monkeys Unleashed

Guess the risk trade is off cause of all the good news from the Euro zone and getting the debt ceiling settled.

/sarcasm off


ewc58 · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:01am

Turd, it goes with the turf bro...

PMs, thy name in the year of our Lord 2011 is...


1555 to 1543 in minutes

Ag whacked for a buck in no time.

Gotta keep the looneys on the path...

pgd73 · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:01am

No shit

I hear ya! As soon as I got that note posted, the raid began!

Shill · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:01am

Poker face

Are we going to go bear trap --> bull trap again?
I dunno, this looks like the point in the poker game where someone pushes in a stack of chips and your mouth goes dry.

LJ · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:02am


THAT was an impressive move....

SilverWealth · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:02am

gold spikes

As warned on previous thread, each time Gold spikes to a critical area the Empire attacks it and brings everything down. Responding to price now. Counterpunching is critical in my opinion. There is no telling on price. We could ride down 40 pts today under attack or hold here, who knows?

bullwhip29 · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:02am

same ol' crap, business as usual

Looks like the EE is just picking their spots again. Market sliding lower all morning, then they come out guns blazing roughly 15 min ago as the prospect of new highs (yet again) was staring them straight in the face.

· Jul 11, 2011 - 11:05am


Just need to wait and watch. If a FUBM can develop today, you can take it as a very encouraging sign.

However, when gold touched 1559 on 6/22, it traded as low as 1510 on 6/23! 

Be very careful out there!

Shill · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:05am



Look at Italy crash

Tesla · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:05am
tpbeta · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:05am

Didn't see that coming...

If only someone with decent TA skills had warned us about the Doldrums Whipsaw.

Dr G bullwhip29 · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:06am

Business as usual, indeed.

Business as usual, indeed. Gotta defend that 1550 / 36.50 line. Makes you wonder what would really happen (technical analysis aside) if we had a close above those lines.

CauseChange · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:10am

Gotta get things down before O'bottom speech

Obottom is about to talk about the debt cieling and how we have to raise it asap,....... it can't be seen to be bullish for the metals..... cuz it really really is!

¤ · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:13am

Flying Monkeys Unleashed

Just like we all knew would happen...Whamo! (animated Batman punch) EE take down. They waited until TF posted. Don't ya love it, TF? 

They can't afford to lose control and they continue to write worthless paper to squeeze real price appreciation out of the PM/Commodity markets. 

They must sit in their little EE monkey nests and watch the market steering they are responsible for and just grin...doesn't rhat just make you sick to think about? A grinning Blythe and grinning monkeys hopping around with their little hairy wings all a flutter...(lol)

The 11:00 a.m. daily beatdown couldn't wait today and they struck pretty much at 10:30 instead. Too early at this point to see what effect it had on anything else at 11:00 to detect a price reversal or halt in direction just yet.

Pablo · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:14am

Good News, Everyone!

I have created a poster to summarize my commentary on today's $1.00 drop in silver and $12.00 drop in gold...

ewc58 · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:15am

Hey wait!

Mr. Obama is speaking (reading). There's hope!

For much higher PM prices. If little else.

SilverWealth · Jul 11, 2011 - 11:19am


Maybe there is a positive in this. These raids all offer the metals at discount but only if the weakness is bought in small increments I think. It could easily sell back down to 1500 by tommorrow or it could bounce. The trick is to call their bluff but play small, at least for me. Everything in metals is on sale now but its not a load up the basket sale. I can tell you that the Chinese big buyers are loving these raids and waiting patiently as they come. They must be laughing all the way to the bank, literally. Because of the nature of this criminal paper market I think its precarious to buy breakouts but eventually all this will change, especially as the Chinese come online and we have 3 fixes on Silver and Gold. The Bejing Fix should end some of this crime in the West but who knows?

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