Mon, Sep 19, 2011 - 11:24am

The Turd awoke this morning to the disturbingly familiar LBMA/Comex beatdown pattern we've seen so frequently in the past. This stuff is sure getting old but, unwittingly, it appears that The Cartel is about to hand us an extremely attractive opportunity.

First, take a look at this 5-minute chart. It's a classic, coordinated attack pattern. Word leaks on the LBMA that The Cartel is going to raid the metals today. Down spikes ensue as those with foreknowledge prepare for the event. The Comex opens and BOOM!

If I were you, I would print this chart and tape it above my computer. In the future whenever you see this pattern, you'll know what's coming.

OK, onto the expected buying opportunity. It's not least I don't think so...but it is coming very soon. My problem is that I have very little cash. I foolishly plunged last week when I thought we'd seen a bottom at 1800. Oops. I'm also long a bunch of Nov11 soybean calls that look like they have the potential to generate some continued losses to pair up versus all of my gains from the PMs earlier this year. Oh well, whaddayagonnado?

First, let's look at gold. It could stop and reverse right near last week's lows. It could. I don't think it will, however. Let's put the likelihood of a turn near 1770-80 at 25%. More likely is a drop all the way toward the trendline from August 8. What is the significance of that date, you ask? It is the low from the gap higher opening after the U.S debt downgrade. See the charts below. At any rate, I think it's 75% likely that gold falls all the way 1740 or so. At that point, if I had any cash, I'd be all over it. Unfortunately, I don't so I'm reduced to being a very interested spectator in this one.

Silver has fallen in line and looks roughly the same. Recall last week I mentioned that crude looked subject to a drop back to 82-85 and, if that happened, it would surely take a toll on silver. Well, nuts, that seems to be playing out. IF gold drops toward 1740, silver will have to deal with continued selling pressure. However, it now has a chart that is similar to gold. It should have substantial support near $38 or so. You can plainly see it on the longer term charts below.

Again, please understand that the days of this crappy, LBMA/Comex paper metal monopoly are numbered. "The futures 'tail' will only wag the spot 'dog'" for a little while longer. Be patient and have faith. Use this weakness against them. Buy physical and take delivery. It is truly your only protection against the madness ahead. TF

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Sep 20, 2011 - 1:22am




Submitted by DarkPurpleHaze on September 19, 2011 - 9:08pm. Hat Tip! 1

That would be incredible. It's a nice daydream and think about panning or using a detector in a area that's known for producing random nuggets.

Did you happen to see those pics of that gigantic nugget that was found in Australia in the 1800's? Omg! I posted a couple pics in the weekend thread TF had up.

There are opportunities here in the States to look and dig etc. and I would like to check it out someday. I can't imagine finding a nugget of gold or a gemstone etc.

Ha! Don't kid yourself DPH. You'd have to get past THIS gold first:

Think of it as the gold/bush standing between you and the bush to speak :D

You wouldn't make it out of Melbourne....


You don't really think Aussies are so stupid as to leave nuggets lying around for any old foreigner to pick up without distraction do you?

BUDDHA PRINCESSaustrian12874
Sep 20, 2011 - 12:22am

Fellow Turdites I need your help

Well I live in Canada as well. For #2 Question

You will hear many different suggestions and options. We have been dealing with Bank of Nova Scotia? Scotia Mocatta. On the large bars you don't pay any premiums. Yes it is pretty bulky 60-65 ponds? They also buy back without any problems. Some say it is better to have smaller bars for liquidity, some like coins, so it all depends. I think that having variety is always a good thing. I have also been hearing by many they have their physical in their owns stash. You really don't know what could happen when the ... hit's the fan? As it looks now both metals are heading lower so maybe it is a good opportunity to start buying , but not all at once as it may still go lower. Gold is always good to have and it is very dense so, not as bulky, easier to store.

I wouldn't trust safety deposit box or even a bank to hold my physical. You have to use your imagination and be creative. Also remember you will pay 50% tax on profits on your income tax.

I have never bought online myself, but keep hearing many on this site do. I am sure you will get much more advice from people here and when you do just take your time to sift through it and let is sink in and then make your decision. Your parents are lucky to have you advise them in these crucial times.

Good Luck

Sep 19, 2011 - 10:47pm

a musical accompaniment - for DPH's picture

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Rumors that Tim Geithner hums himself to sleep with this little ditty nightly are not yet confirmed.

Sep 19, 2011 - 10:14pm


My best friend works for UPS and is in charge of 5 area centers. He told me this weekend that something is odd at work. He has had more federal authorities in the distribution centers seemingly looking for something in the last couple of weeks. He has worked there for 20 years and never seen anything like it. Not sure about false flag but this sure does not sound good. Just thought all the Turdites would like to know.

Sep 19, 2011 - 9:30pm

Still Waiting

Still waiting for further Larger correction.... the truck is ready and will be backing up soon!!

Thursday could be the day :)

Sep 19, 2011 - 9:28pm
Eric Original
Sep 19, 2011 - 9:27pm

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Sep 19, 2011 - 9:26pm

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Turdle GGpaulindoon
Sep 19, 2011 - 9:25pm

paunlindoon - that's the Hand of Faith Nugget

The Hand of Faith is a nugget of fine-quality gold that was found by Kevin Hillier using a metal detector near Kingower, Victoria, Australia on 26 September 1980. Weighing 875 troy ounces (27.21 kg, or 72 troy pounds and 11 troy ounces), the gold nugget was only 12 inches below the surface, resting in a vertical position. The announcement of the discovery occurred at a press conference, attended by the Premier of Victoria Dick Hamer, in Melbourne on 8 October 1980. Kovac's Gems & Minerals were appointed agents for the sale of the huge nugget, by the then anonymous finder. It was sold to theGolden Nugget Las Vegas, a casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, where it is on public display.

It was initially incorrectly stated as weighing only 720 ozt, but after correction, the new calculation was 874.82 ozt. This explains why some publications continue to give an incorrect weight. It is still regarded as the largest modern nugget found by a metal detector, anywhere in the world. Dimensions are 47 cm × 20 cm × 9 cm. The sale price was supposedly around $US1m.

The nugget was the second largest nugget found in Australia during the 20th century, though the largest found anywhere in the world using a metal detector. There were numerous nuggets found during theVictorian gold rush era, commencing in the 1850s, that were far larger.

Sep 19, 2011 - 9:21pm

At current gold  worth

At current gold worth approx. l.854 M !

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