All Please Consider

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Wed, Aug 21, 2013 - 12:14pm

This brief "analysis" demands your full consideration.

Please make a summary of all the "unusual" things that are happening. Here's just a short list:

  • Gold flowing out of London to Switzerland and Hong Kong
  • Combined Chinese and Indian demand in Q2 2013 at 586 metric tonnes
  • U.S. interest rates are skyrocketing as foreigners dump U.S. treasuries
  • Steeply falling Comex inventories
  • GLD "inventory" down 435 metric tonnes or 32% YTD
  • JPM stopping to themselves 3/4 of all August gold deliveries
  • JPM flipping from 50,000 net short Comex futures to 75,000 net long
  • GOFO negative for 33 consecutive days and the 6-month now negative at a new, unprecedented low
  • As I type, a slight Comex futures backwardation vs cash out through and including the Feb14 contract

That's nine, separate bullets that took me about two minutes to type. Please use the comments section of this thread to add your own observations to any I may have missed.

Now, please consider the possibility that you, my dear reader, will look back upon this six months from now and think: "How could I be so stupid? All of the signs were there! Why wasn't I buying up all the physical gold I could get my hands on?"

Prepare accordingly.

TF

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  153 Comments

AlienEyes
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:17pm

FIRST!

FIRST!

Now to read the word of Turd.

Nathanimal
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:22pm

Thurd

First comment ever..

silver66
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:22pm

2nd

I second that alieneyes

Silver66

Edit:

India has capital controls now and 18% devaluation of Rupee in approximately a month

Aug 21, 2013 - 12:24pm

Excellent, silv66 and AE

Those two push the list to 11.

richterc
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:25pm

India

India imposes capital controls including bullion to fight falling INR...

Loud Noises
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:33pm

Turd

Is it intentional that you mention buying physical gold and not just physical metal, as you usually do? I'm all into buying metal, but the GSR is still far too in favor of silver now. Unless we're approaching a FOFOA type scenario, that's the only time I would imagine silver being left out. Can you clarify?

Loud Noises
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:35pm

Silver will participate, that is certain

However, in this context, silver is simply along for the ride. Gold is the key.

realitybiter
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:38pm

JPM

selling the building which houses their gold vault.

BTW, anybody notice the last three nights? Ground Hog night? right on queue: coordinated smash, followed by recovery through the morning...check it out on kitco.....

couldn't be intervention could it? free markets working? Fed trying to start a landslide, knowing that taper is BS, and attempting to rig lower prices before the knee jerk ascent higher?

And Richard Holder says that he is going to do something about white collar crime 6 years ago....what AG announces to the perps that they are going get investigated? I am pretty sure a real AG would simply descend on the building like a swat team with a couple hundred agents and lock the whole thing down.....grand standing joke.

Aug 21, 2013 - 12:38pm

bullet point

Continued systematic dissing of AG & AU in MSM.

AlienEyes
Aug 21, 2013 - 12:40pm

Fiat

US and Japan printing money like crazy....just to name a couple. Many more are doing the same.

Swiss franc devalued.

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