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Technical Scoop: Money push, job rot, low inflation, positive conditions, oversold gold, shorts cut, OPEC cuts

Gold bull and bear markets is the theme of our opening piece this week. And what does all this money being pushed into the financial system mean? Hyperinflation as some are calling for? The U.S. job numbers were much better than expected. But were they? Underneath there is rot.

Why This Top Is So Hard to Short

No one said it would be easy to get short at the top. This bull market is proving especially challenging to fade because the herd knows how grotesquely overvalued stocks are.

Yet Another Bubble And Crash Article

I mean, have you ever seen a crash when everyone, and their mother, grandmother, uncle, aunt, and aunt’s cat knew it was coming?

Real Interest Rates and Gold

Several factors influence gold prices (mainly the US dollar, gold ETF inflows/ outflows, inflation rate, bond yields, safe haven demand, physical gold demand, gold supply) but none is more reliable than real interest rates.

Bond Yields Roil Markets, Gold/Silver Drop

The Federal Reserve may also be on the verge of restarting Operation Twist. Under that program, the central bank sells some of its short-dated Treasuries and buys longer-term bonds.

Ted Butler: A Time to Act

The short positions of the Big 8 traders in general -- and the Big 4 shorts in particular, are the sole reason that prices aren't at the moon already, as virtually every other group of traders in the COMEX futures market are net long against them in all four precious metals.

Everything Is Broken

What else is broken? And the more I thought, the more I realized that the data that we use every day, the very systems that we are forced to work with, are indeed in various stages of being broken.

Stock Market as Forward Looking as a Caboose

So, let’s look more broadly: 8 Million More Living In Poverty, 9 Million Small Businesses In Danger Of Closing, 10 Million Behind On Rent

A Time To Act

Interest in silver and concerns about its price being artificially suppressed by excessive short selling are now at levels never seen before.

Are You Worried? Do You Feel Lucky?

Inflation is here, regardless of what the tortured statistics from the U.S. government show. Their “print and spend” debt extravaganza ensures inflation will destroy the purchasing power of the dollar.

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