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¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:41am

Syrian assets frozen...

...in the U.S.

Here we gofrown

Dr G · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:42am

Market looking very sickly at

Market looking very sickly at this point. At least Obama gets to go on vacation. We will hear his wonderful plan when he returns...next month!

Animal Sacrifice · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:42am

Scottrade/Miners/FSG/Platinum

Hi,

My Scottrade works fine.

My miners are bringing me down.

My FSG is bringing me up.

If I can get a parity trade on gold/platinum ratio, I'll sell all my CEF and get all in PPLT.

Ogun Lana

Shill · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:46am

Look at them water shed miners

Disgusting display.

I am so sick and tired of this shit!

¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:46am

Frozen trading platforms

I've noticed some irregularities with my platform and I'm not talking about the SLW activity.

It refreshes or freeze's slightly or doesn't work smoothly on certain days (rule 48). I have a newer computer that runs like a watch so it's obvious when it occur's.

You have to figure that for them (EE bastards) that any short term hiccups that the sellers/buyers have to experience at the market opening and at the retail end of trading is a huge benefit to them with their HFT algo's

It's always in their favor. But I think it's becoming unraveled.

Any reason given for the Russian market closure (in English)?

¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:48am

Oil actually getting sold off....

....for now with the rest of the market.

Given the Syria news and whatever else is going to pop up on the financial front is anyone's guess and the market sell off is getting ugly and it's early.

ewc58 · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:52am

Just watched Johnny Algo jack me up again

BM's Pac Man done chewed up and reversed any/all early gains.... But, Au 1820 and Ag 40.81 is where all my focus is...

No surprises here. Keep the powder nice n' dry waiting for the best prices on fine, trophy miners. We may be waiting a while.

Tom L ¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:53am

OIl

I'm buying more PGH calls if it gets down to $10. $10.96 now, will load up on Oct/Jan . I doubt it happens. It looks like an on-open raid at this point before the whole world blows up. One last dip into the commodity cookie jar as it were at stink bid prices.

Ta,

Tom L ¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:55am

Double Post: S&P

Is holding 1154. Major support line. If that holds, the miners should begin to move with gold as sanity returns.

Ta,

ginger · Aug 18, 2011 - 9:57am

"You are all SUPPOSED to be

"You are all SUPPOSED to be exiting your miners right NOW. ..Don't you see the (red) writing on the wall?? This is going NOWHERE. You will not prosper. Abandon NOW. This is what we can do to you and there's more where THIS came from. We have unlimited POWER." -EE (hypothetical quote)

"Uh. Yeah. Sure. K. Have a nice day EE" -Us (hypothetical response)

Emoticon

stoneeh · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:01am

"Disgusting display. I am so

"Disgusting display.

I am so sick and tired of this shit!"

Yep. I've bought my first miners only about 2 months ago, but I am also already getting tired of it. Lol.

maravich44 ¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:02am

Platforms./Gliches.

@DPH. I watched this happen one day last week around 3:00 in real time on Scottrade and SVM shares dropped around $.50 when it glitched back in. Remember when Neo saw that cat twice in The Matrix?

Shill · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:02am

Lol after all that bad news

Lol after all that bad news ha ha ha

July leading economic indicators up 0.5% - MarketWatch

  1. 10:01a

    BREAKING

    Aug. Philly Fed index -30.7 vs 3.2 in July

ewc58 · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:03am

That nice Mr. Paul, what a terrific role model he is

for recovering 2 time Shrub voters. Apparently Ron's 12 Step Program for warmongers is working.

Republican Voters Are Losing Their Appetite For War

¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:03am

OK...I'm kind of jealous...

... of your emoticon's another cool "active" avatar's etc.

How do I get in on the fun?

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I just heard on TV that Obama was recently quoted as saying.....(get ready for this one)that he's been treated worse then Abraham Lincoln ever wasno

Our President is a shallow, megalomaniac who craves attention and complains when he doesn't get it. Lincoln??? Really? A President who had a civil war and the slavery issue before him in the mid 1800's and Obama is treated worse then Abraham Lincoln?

Our President obviously has some perception issue's and see's things much differently then we do. It's pretty obvious. Let's see if the MSM picks up on that one.

¤ · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:05am

10 year treasury note...

...just hit a record low at 1.99%. Gold is surging again off this news.

TSHTF this a.m. I've said it a lot and it still applies. I'm expecting just about anything at this point.

Tom L · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:07am

The High quality miners

look good this morning.

KGC and AUY in particular look like they are getting bought up with both fists into all this fear selling.

MFN is being played with on low volume. SVM is just miserable.

But the S&P has lost the battle at 1154 and that's putting pressure on all the miners good and bad.

Ta,

Shill · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:07am

Philly FED

What a decrepit report. grab your asses folks. were going down big.

Aug. Philly Fed shipments -13.9 vs 4.3 in July
10:01a

Aug. Philly Fed new orders -26.8 vs 0.1 July

Somebody get Office Max on the red phone, we need another printer cartridge.

  1. 10:06a

    Sears posts wider loss; it shuts 29 stores

OC15 · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:09am

Gold

I love you, marry me *squeals like teenage girl*

Corsair · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:09am

Miners got you stressed

they'll be singing soon enough. hold tight!

Shill · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:10am

I have to say

The buying pressure in miners has to explode for sure real soon.

Man the news is coming in Hyper fast...hard to keep up

silver foil hat · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:10am

Thank me later....

The dip for all who are waiting will come soon. Nearly always happens when I buy OTM calls.

(I just bot some IAU OTM calls for October.... snuck in a stink bid and got some. smiley)

Either my trading account will get credited with more "federal" debt notes, or the US / UK PTB invade Venezuela. angry (Which will accelerate QE3 and the spot in Silver / Gold smiley

(Wow... as I type Rick on 'see the BS' (CNBC) saying the public is awakening about QE3 and Gold prices with 'all the ads on 60 minutes'.)

Maybe I'll get some "federal" debt notes after all.

ewc58 · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:11am

DPH, you know I don't share with 3 letter agency operatives!

So of course I'll gladly share with you my Brotha.

Go for it everyone, this site will help you fly your freak flag high...

See what I mean?

Tom L · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:11am

Strange

They are bidding up the Jan 12 contracts on AUY while the price hovers in the $15.50-.60 range. The bid/ask is not $0.96/$1.00 and rising. Implied volatility rise? 

Ta,

ginger · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:14am

DPH ...there are lots of

DPH ...there are lots of sites with the free emoticons. I was playing around with them last week but couldn't figure out how to make the active ones 'move'. It wouldn't work for me in email... but it seemed to work here on the blog. Weird. .....I thought I'd try again after I saw ewc's cool artwork.

Try this site: ...it's the only one I've had time to try out.. but there are others... https://www.freesmileys.org/

Have fun!Emoticon

Tom L · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:15am

AUY

Short covering may be happening. $15.66 on heavy volume.

Ta

Monedas · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:16am

We gotta wrap up this Springtime for Semites !

So the Socialist world can get back to hatin' Pubs and Jews ! Hee hee hee ! Monedas 2011 Unofficial spokesman for the Jewish people from the Exodus forward until Armageddon !

Tom L · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:17am

When the Dow Stabilizes

The miners are going to go ballistic. 209 on the XAU with the DOW off 470? That's bullish right there.

HL getting off the mat. $7.31, a break of $7.56 would be huge in HL, that's the line they drew in the sand the other day. GG moving back to $51.

Ta,

cpnscarlet · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:17am

<2

Ten Yr Treasury prints below 2.00% This TBT thing just ain't working.

WineGuy · Aug 18, 2011 - 10:17am

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