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What Triggered a Meltdown in Gold and Silver Prices Last Week

The markets entered October with lots of traders still willing to hold out for higher prices as long as prices weren’t breaking down. Across the table sat the bullion banks, heavily short & pushing for gold and silver prices to fall. The impasse broke when the stronger dollar & higher rates pushed metals below technical support. Weak-handed speculators ran for the exits.

SILVER - The Most Bullish Story Ever Told. Even JPMorgan Wants Higher Silver Prices

The big banks led by JPMorgan are trying to get out of their big paper short position & are not having much luck. They don’t want the price to go up until they have driven the price of silver down to the point the technical-fund holders sell to them & as they buy from these tech funds their short position is reduced. And the best part is that they want much higher silver prices one of these days.

Silver Prices on Fire - Can hit $25 an ounce by the End of 2016

Silver has outshined its sister metal since the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union sparked turmoil in global equities markets, and the rally could lift the white metal to a three-year high. Silver prices are set to surpass some analysts’ $22 predictions from earlier this year & talk of $25, $27, & even $32 have emerged. Those levels would take prices to their highest since at least 2013.

Waiting for the Charts to Confirm the Change In Gold And Silver Market Trends

Buying and holding physical gold and silver is for the preservation of purchasing power. Buying or selling in the paper gold and silver futures market is purely for speculative purposes & the rigged exchanges have just about ruined that venue. Do not listen to what people are saying about the markets. Look at what the markets are saying through charts.

Collapse Of The Paper Gold And Silver Market May Be Close At Hand

There is something seriously wrong taking place in the markets today. This is also true in the paper gold and silver markets as well. For a paper precious metals futures market to function properly, there has to be ample supplies of physical gold and silver. However, the ongoing trend of falling precious metal inventories points to big trouble in the paper gold and silver markets.

Gold and Silver Price Increasingly Detached from Reality

The ounces of gold and silver printed on futures contracts dwarf the actual number in exchange vaults. High frequency trading and concentration in derivatives positions makes the connection between the paper price and the physical supply and demand even more tenuous. The link between the spot price and physical demand is thin at best.

Is Copper About To Pull Silver Higher?

Given the significant correlation between copper & silver, its worth looking at copper futures market to get an idea of the future direction in silver. Combination of long term chart support in both, extreme silver short positions by technical funds & relaxing of copper short positions, could be a healthy mix for silver going forward.

CME mulls Price fluctuation limits for Gold, Silver Futures

U.S. futures exchange CME Group Inc is considering the introduction of daily limits on price moves in gold and silver futures (the most-traded commodity contracts after crude oil and other energy products) in a bid to rein in wild volatility that has spooked investors in recent years.

Forget Gold and Silver - Invest with Wall Street, or Else!

A year ago today saw one of the largest declines in COMEX gold and silver futures in the last several decades. Coupled with a soaring stock market, the near destruction of the gold and silver bulls sent a powerful message to small savers: Invest with Wall Street, or else! At the moment, the bears think they are invincible. Do You?

Dubai Gold Demand Increases Eightfold In Six Years

Demand for gold in the Middle East remains robust and there has been an eightfold increase or 700% increase in demand in recent years. Geopolitical uncertainty in the region, from Libya to Egypt to Syria and Iraq and Iran is leading to demand for bullion.

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