Great and Wonderful Monday Morning Folks,
Nothing starts a Monday off better than a strong-precious-metals move higher with December Gold at $2,038.70, up $10.70 after reaching $2,047.50 with the low at $2,018.90. Silver leads the percentages with the September trade at $28.31 up 77 cents after reaching up to $28.845 with the low down at $27.96. The Continually Overprinted US Dollar is still the lynch pin to it all with the trade at 93.64, up 22.8 points after Friday’s rally with the high at 93.685 with the low that will eventually be blown out at 93.28. Of course, all this happened before 5 am pst, the Comex open, the London close, and after Trump removed the Bickering Party’s say in the negotiations, when he signed the executive order giving the additional cash created by the US Treasury to Americans, in what one professor called “smart politics.” In short, Nancy, Chuckie, Schiff, and the Myth, got sidestepped, LOLOLOLOL!
Gold’s value under the Venezuelan Bolivar is now priced at 20,361.52 Bolivar, showing a pullback of 271.66 since Friday with Silver gaining 5.642 Bolivar with the last trade at 288.089. Argentina’s currency now has Gold valued at 148,211.93, it too losing about 1,051.06 Peso’s since Friday with Silver doing the opposite with its trade at 2,097.02 A-Peso’s providing the holder a 42.76 rise in price. Turkey’s Lira is standing out all by itself (or is it Au’s price?) with Gold gaining 95.87 Lira’s with the last price at 14,923.25. Silver under the Lira also gained 7.885 T-Lira’s with the last quote at 211.191. Please get used to these price swings, they are expected in the primaries when the exchanges run out of what has already been extracted.
August Silver Delivery Demands now sit at 174 fully paid for contracts and with a Volume of 4 already up on the board, with a trading range between $28.20 and $28.115 with the last buy at $28.13, up 59.7 cents. Friday’s full day of delivery trades occurred in between a high of $29.53 and the low at $27.525 with the last swap at $27.533, down 85.4 cents yet increasing the demand count by 19 contracts waiting for delivery. Thank you, Mr. Resolute! The shorts continue to pile on, and it does seem they are stressed, as the count increased by only 432 Overnighters, bringing this morning’s total Open Interest to 208,451.
August Gold’s Delivery Count now sits at 4,590 fully paid for contracts with a trading range between $2,028.30 and $2,022.20 with the last swap at $2,024.40, up $14.30 so far today. Friday’s delivery trades occurred between $2,055 and $2,009.60 with the last buy at $2,010.10 ultimately losing $41.40 by the end of the day and as we witnessed a 532-count reduction as those who wanted receipts, finally got them, maybe. Gold’s Overall Open Interest continues to do the opposite of Silver’s as another 2,041 short contracts got out while they could, leaving 551,632 Overnighters still going against the physicals that the Resolutes are demanding.
We’re getting into the “mail-in-ballot season” one party thinks will get them respect, with some discomforting news coming from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at Chicago O’Hare International Airport having intercepted close to 20,000 counterfeit U.S. driver’s licenses shipped from China, and just ahead of the elections. I wonder who these new voters would be voting for? This event was totally ignored yesterday as Nancy said “China would prefer Joe Biden. Whether they do – that’s their [the IC’s] conclusion, that [China] would prefer Joe Biden.” I still remember 2015’s election run with those people that said “By Any Means Possible” which also meant illegally. What are they afraid of; more disclosures? Are they afraid of that Big Red Disclosure Button on the President’s desk that has been pushed many times already?
I got a perfectly timed question, regarding the international currency paragraph that might be helpful for all interested, posted this Saturday;
A query from CIGA Mike.
Subject: Bolivar, A-Peso & Lira
I’m sure there is some significance for you posting the gold and silver equivalents of the Bolivar, A-Peso and Lira. However, since I don’t know what this is, I would appreciate (along with others, I’m sure) you explaining this at some point in a future post.
I read your posts every day, and this is the only paragraph that has me somewhat stumped.
Be well and stay safe,
Hello CIGA Mike,
Thank you for reading and sharing your frustration. I have posted a few times how these currencies were once linked to the US Dollar, one to one, or in variations, before they revalued themselves from their original peg to the US$. I post the precious metals prices, under these already devalued currencies, so people are aware of the international changes in price, and by extension, hoping readers will get used to the price swings we may see in the future, and under our Dollar. In a way, it is preparing one for what may happen in the primary currencies once debt fails, causing the skyrocketing inflation these failed currency nations have lived thru already.
Take a look at Wikipedia’s storyline of the Argentine Peso for instance, from 1992 to present. The Peso was tied to the Dollar 1 to 1. Now consider where Gold’s price is under that currency and how your purchasing power held, if one had Gold already in possession. What will the price of Gold be in the US when we see our currency value being revalued against the others like Argentina did a few years ago? This can’t be answered yet, but these currencies do give us a path in price projection.
Admittedly, the little slipped in reminders I put in there, may not be enough. We’re involved in a currency issue, and most don’t want to know how fragile currencies really are. I was hoping this would help those who do not “currency”, learn by reading along to develop the understanding. “Currency” talk is a subject not spoken in kind by most. It is a lonely subject.
How about this? When Jim and Bill talk about Gold going to $50,000, $80,000, or higher under the US Dollar, is there any form of proof those prices can be reached? All we need to do is look at what happened already in Argentina, and all of a sudden $80,000 is more than possible.
I deeply appreciate your email, and I hope this helped.
Keep the faith, smile, positive attitudes and your precious metals close, by any means legally possible! And as always ….
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