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Dear CIGAs, We have a very important inflection point coming next week with the Fed meeting. I believe the inflection point has already been reached a few weeks back but next week may be the final straw. Will the Fed raise rates to “save face” and try to stem the loss of credibility? Or will… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, Doom and gloom “porn”, this is the new troll term to describe the realities being described by those who use math and pure logic to derive conclusions.  What other conclusions can one come to than “it’s been a great ride but it’s nearly over”?  We are only a week away from the Fed… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, Premiums on silver over the past weeks have exploded! Generally speaking, 10-25%+ seems to be the norm and anywhere from two – six weeks delay for delivery. We have talked about the dichotomy between silver being panic “sold” and “shortages” occurring simultaneously. In a free market, this is an impossibility. What I’d like… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, Bill Holter is back and he says “Something Just Happened”. In fact, something changed three weeks ago and a series of events began which has led to a cascading collapse in global markets and some very strange happenings in the precious metals markets. In silver last week there was confirmed volume of 122,482… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, Briefly and in plain English I would like to explain this to you. The “VIX” index, otherwise known as the fear “index” has been a major tool of the PPT and Associates in supporting the stock market. A “low” number is indicative of little fear while a high number shows more fear.  In… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, I must apologize to readers.  Shanghai has in fact reported deliveries for the last two weeks, I reported this incorrectly when writing they have not reported.  We try to be as accurate as possible but occasionally we err.  That said, “something” has definitely changed over the last 2-3 weeks as evidenced by market… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, When planning to write this piece, the Dow was up 250 points or so with 45 minutes of trading left. The anticipated bounce (if China cut rates) arrived this morning with a 442 point upward thrust. This on a report card could be categorized as a “C-” or even a “D+”, very poor… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, As a follow up from yesterday’s A Weekend’s Heads Up , my thoughts were truly an understatement for today’s action! The open was far weaker than I had anticipated, down 1,089 points. This was the biggest point drop in Dow history. The volatility was out of control with the VIX trading to 53,… Read more »