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CP-Yi-Yi-Yi

Once again, the Consumer Price Index prints with little if any overall price inflation, at least as measured by this index. Keep in mind, of course, that one the primary rationale used by The Fed in hiking the fed funds rate is to restrain inflation. They must be doing a great job!

Growing More Obvious

This current connection between the yuan and gold grows more obvious by the day yet it seems that there is very little discussion anywhere as to the how and why of the correlation.

Vital Listening From Batchelor and Cohen

On the eve of the NATO meeting and Trump's summit with Putin, it is absolutely essential that you take time this week to listen to this latest installment from Mr. Batchelor and Professor Cohen.

Guest Post: "A Nation Built On Lies, part 2", by Jim Quinn

Please be sure to read Jim's follow-up to yesterday's excellent post.

Self-Assessment in 2018

2018 has so far proven to be a challenging year for precious metal owners and prognosticators alike. Can we turn things around in the second half?

Guest Post: "A Nation Built On Lies", by Jim Quinn

This seems like a good complement to what we just wrote yesterday regarding the lies told regarding Syrian chemical weapons back in April. Our old pal, Jim Quinn, shows that the lies don't start and stop with just foreign policy.

Comex Gold Up 2% in Past Week

That's one way to look at it. And it may be the correct way, too, as price has now clearly broken free of the downtrend which had contained it for nearly three weeks.

Lies and Damned Lies

Back in April, the world teetered on the edge of war. In the west, we were told that "chemical weapons, including sarin gas" had been used in Syria and the the civilized world could not stand by and watch innocent civilians die in agony. It was a compelling and frightening story. It also wasn't true.

Same Old BLSBS

Comex precious metal prices are flat this morning after another edition of BLSBS where all of the "job growth" came from part-time jobs and wages only saw a slight increase.

Post 4th

The mid-week US market holiday is now behind us and Comex gold is trying to maintain the early stages of a turnaround. Will it? Can it? Tomorrow's BLSBS will likely decide its fate.

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