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Sound Money Takes Center Stage in Presidential Campaigns

Sound Money Takes Center Stage in Presidential Campaigns

Ben Carson, who currently shares the lead with Donald Trump in the polls, recently questioned the Fed’s role as the great facilitator of metastasizing national debt: “The only reason that we can sustain that kind of debt is because of our artificial ability to print money, to create what we think is wealth, but it is not wealth, because it’s based upon our faith and credit. You know, we decoupled it from the domestic gold standard in 1933, and from the international gold standard in 1971, and since that time, it’s not based on anything. Why would we be continuing to do that?”

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COT Data For Gold At Topworthy Level

| October 31, 2015 | Category: Trading
COT Data For Gold At Topworthy Level

Last week we noted that the level of commercial net short positions was high enough to get ready for a trend change. That’s a cue to be extra attentive to indications of trend change. That trend change was brought about by the FOMC’s Oct. 28 announcement, which hinted at a probable rate hike in December 2015. How did the commercials know that was the way that the ball was going to bounce? They do seem to have that talent a lot of the time, which I suppose is how they got to be the big money.

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Month-End Technical Review For Gold And Silver

| October 31, 2015 | Category: Price
Month-End Technical Review For Gold And Silver

Twelve times a year, we get to present the monthly charts in order to keep a higher time frame perspective. Higher time frames are much harder to turn and change trend, so it pays to always be aware of what a monthly chart is indicating. A fact that all can agree on is that price is at recent lows when compared to the 2011 highs. That indicates the trend is down. It would be impossible to argue otherwise, whether one is an experienced chart reader or has no experience.

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Silver’s Bearish Signal

| October 30, 2015 | Category: Price
Silver’s Bearish Signal

While the next Commitment of Traders positioning report will be released tomorrow, the current data we have available shows that hedge funds and other speculators are extremely optimistic on precious metals, and in particular Silver. We are at record high managed money net longs (hedge funds), which must be very surprising to gold bugs. The fact that the price has not made a higher high nor cleared the 200 day moving average – and yet every Tom, Dick and Henry piled into this trade – tells us there is still room further downside. Obviously we are wrong with a tight stop above the 200 day moving average, however looking at the dumb money positioning and various bloggers opinions, we believe there is a lot of potential disappointment coming.

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The Discipline of Silver

The Discipline of Silver

Our debt based monetary system requires ever increasing debt, inflation, and expansion. Think about the implications of $400,000 helmets and $85 Billion per month in QE. The continued devaluation of all fiat currencies is a given, based on debt, government spending and central bank policies. Hence silver and gold prices will rise substantially in upcoming years, partially because people want and need it, and mostly because fiat paper currencies are devaluing every day.

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Claudio Grass: Why This Monetary System Will Collapse

Claudio Grass: Why This Monetary System Will Collapse

Moving into physical gold requires the correct mindset, and the appropriate big picture vision. Investors and individuals should hold physical metals in a safe haven place like Switzerland for the right reasons, not as a trade for instance. And the safe haven appeal of Switzerland is still very much intact. For instance, the U.S. government or IRA cannot approach Global Gold directly. Only in case of a serious case, they can submit the suspicious activity to the Swiss government system, which then will assess whether it is an issue according to Swiss law, and only then can question the gold sitting in a private vault.

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Silver Hedgers Hold Largest Short Positions Since 2010

| October 28, 2015 | Category: Trading
Silver Hedgers Hold Largest Short Positions Since 2010

The latest Commitments of Traders report showed an eagerness to sell the metals, in particular gold and silver. Both are at levels that coincided with peaks in the metals over the past three years. In silver, hedges now have their largest short position since 2010. As noted last week, this is a huge test for metals and silver in particular. If it can continue to rally in the face of heavy pressure from hedgers, it will be an excellent sign that the bear market is likely over.

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The Circle of Gold

The Circle of Gold

Gold has been money and a store of value for at least 3,000 years. That status SHOULD return after the “paper” era has collapsed. Unbacked paper money, according to history, always collapses due to excessive printing by central bankers and politicians. Imagine that! Global debt is over $200 Trillion and rapidly climbing. Governments must borrow more currency into existence to pay off maturing debt, but total debt inevitably increases. Charles Ponzi used a similar scheme for his wealth transfer process.

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Russia and China Increase Gold Holdings As Central Banks Continue Loose Monetary Policies

| October 27, 2015 | Category: Investing
Russia and China Increase Gold Holdings As Central Banks Continue Loose Monetary Policies

Gold offers that same traditional hedge to individual investors as well as central banks. Today’s financial system where unelected central banking elite conjures trillions of dollars and euros out of thin air cannot continue forever. It has an expiration date. And, gold with its millennia-long history is making a comeback.

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Countdown To The Debt Ceiling Deadline

| October 26, 2015 | Category: Economy
Countdown To The Debt Ceiling Deadline

The Treasury Department declared a debt ceiling deadline of November 3rd. Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner will try to push through a debt increase before his scheduled departure on Friday (when he’ll likely hand over the gavel to Paul Ryan). If Congress can’t come to an agreement this week, markets could get rattled on the looming possibility of a U.S. default.

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Technicals: Gold Working Its Way Higher

Technicals: Gold Working Its Way Higher

Gold is working its way higher with a nice pullback to what should be support along the median line of this modified-Schiff pitchfork. This chart is meant to emphasize the failed triple-bottom zone where, IMO, a significant amount of resistance can be expected. After a multi-year downtrend many people were expecting the $1180’ish level to be the bottom. When it failed in late-2014 sentiment became very dark which of course set the stage for a quick rally up to $1300. Breaking above this triple-bottom zone and establishing it as support again will be a major milestone.

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Weekly Gold Market Review For October 23d

Weekly Gold Market Review For October 23d

In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the USFunds.com summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,164.572 down $12.60 per ounce (-1.07%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, gained 0.19%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index surged 2.71 percent for the week. Junior miners underperformed seniors for the week as the S&P/TSX Venture Index’s loss of 0.91 percent.

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Elite’s NWO Secretly Operates In The Open. Gold And Silver Charts.

| October 25, 2015 | Category: Investing
Elite’s NWO Secretly Operates In The Open. Gold And Silver Charts.

With the manipulated markets, the globalist’s central bankers are doing what they can to prop up the failing “dollar.” Within the space of a month, the fiat dropped from 97 to 94 and then rallied back above 97 for no discernible reason, surely not one that made sense. For as long as the chart of the sickly fiat “dollar” can give the appearance of ‘health,’ gold and silver are unlikely to rally. That said, anything is always possible, so gold and silver should be treated independent of this development.

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How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

How Much Paper Gold Is Being Traded Daily?

The gold market is also dominated by derivatives, or, in our own words, ‘paper gold’. But what is the dollar value of the ‘paper gold’ market? Here is an estimate. Think about it: How is it possible that derivatives are able to set the price of a physical asset?

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