Jim Sinclair’s Commentary
The Comex tells us gold is easily available, like rain in the summer. The US Mint tells us that real gold is scarce.
The manipulators must be taken out to the shed.
Comrades in Golden Arms, take physical delivery.
Just say NO to these demons that inhabit all our markets. It is time to discipline Sodom and Gomorrah, the COMEX.
MEMORANDUM TO ALL AMERICAN EAGLE AND AMERICAN BUFFALO BULLION COIN AUTHORIZED PURCHASERS
SUBJECT: 2008 and 2009-Dated Bullion Coin Products
November 24, 2008
With the exception of the American Eagle Gold One-Ounce and American Eagle Silver One-Ounce Bullion Coins, all 2008-dated bullion coins have been depleted. Weekly allocations will continue for these two products.
The final 2008 allocation for these coins will be provided on Monday, December 15, 2008.
There will be no bullion allocations during the week of December 22, 2008.
2009-dated American Eagle Gold One-Ounce and American Eagle Silver One-Ounce Bullion Coins will be made available for sale via the standard allocation process on Monday, December 29, for pricing December 30 and order pick-up on Friday, January 2, 2009.
Allocations for these products will continue until the United States Mint is able to meet demand.
The quantities of blanks that we have been able to acquire from our suppliers continue to be very limited, while demand for bullion coins remains high. As a result, it is necessary for the United States Mint to delay the launch of other bullion coins until later in 2009. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed as additional information becomes available.
Thank you for your patience and your continued support of the United States Mint Bullion Coin Program.
The above mentioned coins should not be confused with the American Eagle or American Buffalo collector proof and uncirculated versions sold directly on the Mint?s website. However, these coins are also quickly becoming exhausted, as is evident from the chart of gold and platinum coins listed at U.S. Mint Collector Bullion Coin Prices, Premiums and Sales Figures.
Jim Sinclair’s Commentary
One way or another Pakistan will light the fuse that many of our Conservative Christian friends will see as the "End of Days." Let us hope it is not. Pakistan is the fulcrum point of the next major world explosion, as was 9/11. The make believe government of Pakistan is not the miscreant in this equation.
What is to come will be well in place by January 14th, 2011.
Could India-Pakistan conflict go nuclear?
Once again, terrorists struck, slaughtering 174 people in Mumbai in a crisis that may have been malevolently designed to blast the adversarial nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan into war.
Once again, world leaders fear that another conventional war between India and Pakistan could go nuclear — even as both governments utter all the usual assurances that they can keep their nukes under control.
Once again, world leaders need to recall the frighteningly candid words of a former Pakistan Army general who explained to me years ago how in a conventional weapons clash between India and Pakistan, even a well-intentioned, highly-trained general such as he was could inadvertently start a nuclear war. And how the initial nuclear launch would not only be responded to but would instantly escalate tenfold — a catastrophe that would not only obliterate the region but would have severe global consequences
The warning spoken by retired Brig. Gen. Feroz Khan in my interview with him in 2002 reads like a warning call today. We spoke at a time when India and Pakistan seemed headed toward yet another ground war over the disputed bucolic region of Kashmir — after Pakistan-based guerrillas of Lashkar-i-Taiba attacked India’s Parliament. Now India says last month’s Mumbai murderers were trained inside Pakistan by the same militant group, which is linked to elements of Pakistan intelligence.
"Once the conventional war breaks out, the fog of war sets in," Khan said then. "And during war you have deceptions. You have misperceptions. You have communications breakdowns. Things get heated up."