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#41
Listening to Fleckenstien on the DOW. He is classic, he is looking at the fundamentals, dosen't like it at all, recognizes its all inflation driven and is sitting on the sideline too afraid to short because he knows it can keep on keeping on. His lessor colleges are compelled to join in for fear of under performing the market, their jobs depend on it.
 

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Dohmen thinks that...

Bert believes the recent market volatility was mainly caused by high frequency trading. He also sees a lot of leeway for the market to go higher. Bert stresses one should not be bearish on stocks when the major central banks are printing money. He also notes the biggest buyers of stock currently are corporations buying back their own stock, and the next two months should see a lot of corporate buyback activity.

... you shouldn't fight the Fed. At least not yet.

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Bert Dohmen: Central Banks Can Keep the Game Going a Lot Longer
 

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Bullish Silver Stealth Buying - Adam Hamilton - October 24, 2014

The bottom line is silver has experienced strong stealth buying by professional investors all year long. These contrarian traders are fighting the extreme bearishness plaguing this metal because they know well that markets don’t move in one direction forever. Everything is cyclical, even silver. And after such a long miserable decline to such brutal lows, silver’s next major move is going to be a massive new upleg.

I concur.
 

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What is a sure fire indication of a low?
 

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What is a sure fire indication of a low?
Believing in my heart of hearts that, despite all objective evidence to the contrary, silver will continue to drop like a stone for the rest of my natural born years?
 

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Believing in my heart of hearts that, despite all objective evidence to the contrary, silver will continue to drop like a stone for the rest of my natural born years?
Remember the feeling Grasshopper! If you can buy when feeling like that you are on your way to conquering the hard bit, selling when its all going perfectly!

Look at the level of market interest around here... no one is looking. Not even the 'faithful'... it may take a little time but this about done in terms of sentiment.

I was going to say when everyone ignores a question like that... but you didn't. So mebe there is a little more to come or maybe you are becoming a real contrarian!

Its near, one way or the other.
 

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#48
I take a perverse fascination in studying my own pain. I ain't going away, and I'm not going to stop paying attention, but, like a parched lunatic crawling along a desert swath, I just know that the visions of water on the horizon will melt interminably into the next seemingly endless patch of sand.

But I wanna believe!...
 

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I take a perverse fascination in studying my own pain...
It helps...

You really, really have to come to grips with yourself and how you react. Success in a market is a personal development journey as much as it is anything else. Ultimately the thing that allows you to do what you need to do is self control and understanding. That is the part that you spend a life time mastering. JMO.
 

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Zed I'll be following you closely on the next run up. I want to know when to stick and when to twist.
 

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Zed I'll be following you closely on the next run up. I want to know when to stick and when to twist.
Yeah well, here is hoping I get close to the mark. This one will be a big one for me so keeping emotion aside will be hard.
 

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What type of capitol gains does a Roo pay in Oz?
Yeah well, here is hoping I get close to the mark. This one will be a big one for me so keeping emotion aside will be hard.
 

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What type of capitol gains does a Roo pay in Oz?
Too much... it is counted as income under one year and taxed as such. Over one year you can discount 50% which is something I suppose.
 

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#56
It is never wrong to take profit off of the table.

You taught me that.
Well... kinda, you have to let winners run and let the market tell you when a good point to sell is. One typical rookie mistake is letting losses run and grabbing winners too soon. The 80/20 rule applies, 80% of profit comes from 20% of your trades... the rest are losses or ho hum on the risk reward scale. Like old Irons and his metal detecting... you just have to have the faith that the method works and keep going until you get to the 20%. Mostly a grind with a few yehah!! moments. Boredom kills more people in this game than anything else... particularly when they go looking for excitement, they inevitably find it and its the wrong sort.

There is something to be said for completely methodical trading. Google "turtle traders" and have a read... its interesting if you are interested in trading.
 

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Too much... it is counted as income under one year and taxed as such. Over one year you can discount 50% which is something I suppose.
Oh yeah... and it is taxed in the one year that the profit was realised despite the fact that it may have taken five years to realise a long term play. Smoothing it over the five years should be allowed, not that it changes much for the top end of town but the lower income earners would be better off because of our 'progressive' tax scales. Plus you get crap like levies and one off hits. I had a big year in one recent year when the government levied against income to support the uninsured flood victims in Queensland. Cost me a small packet to support a group of people that made life decisions that I never would have... and they wondered why private donations collapsed the moment they announced the levy plan.
 

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FWIW Eurodollar Gold has been in a broad uptrend inside a consolidation pattern for almost a year now.

Euro Gold Weekly.

 

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Just a quick note re the DOW. Stock buy backs have been a big feature of this market. Most stock buy backs occur going into the end of the year. This is known, therefore managed money will exploit it. We should be at new highs into Christmas with attendant media optimism.

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USD Potential

Really this daily USDX chart has formed a classic pennant pattern. The height of the pole projected from the breakout on the pennant (yet to occur) gives you the classic target. In this case IF the USDX breaks this consolidation to the upside the expected target would be in the 93.xx range. The speed of the previous move, if maintained as often is the case, would suggest a time target of Feb to March 2015. The monthly USDX chart suggests sound resistance will be met in the 91.6 to 93.6 range. I think that this is not an unrealistic expectation for the USDX.



If this plays I would expect that a good % of the funds would be headed to the DOW, this may support the DOW almost up until May. I'm starting to form the opinion that if we see a rally to the 18,xxx area in March to May 2015 this will very likely be a decent interim top with the potential of a ~2000 point correction across summer into October 2015. Should this play out you may well expect 2000pts off the DOW to convince the Fed to step up to the plate once again. This would give us the approximate timing for gold to shift into a higher gear.

Sell in May could be a very good call for 2015. Of course we are a long way out so my musings are little bit of long range fantasy at the moment.... but worth keeping an eye on IMO.

DXD from say 18,300 next April anyone? :bear_kiss:

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Edit: So as not to seem bias...

List of Inverse ETFs (Short ETFs / Bear ETFs)
 
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I had a big year in one recent year when the government levied against income to support the uninsured flood victims in Queensland. Cost me a small packet to support a group of people that made life decisions that I never would have... and they wondered why private donations collapsed the moment they announced the levy plan.
I would have resented the heck out of that. It never feels good when someone else mandates your charity.
 
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Would BEARX be something to keep on the back burner?

I don't have any, nor have I ever, but that last little blip on the DOW showed up nicely on the chart.

It's cheap enough that one could park a couple hundred there for 'just in case' the SHTF.


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Would BEARX be something to keep on the back burner?

I don't have any, nor have I ever, but that last little blip on the DOW showed up nicely on the chart.

It's cheap enough that one could park a couple hundred there for 'just in case' the SHTF.


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Not now but after Christmas it could be VERY cheap. Look for signs of exhaustion from Feb onward maybe.

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I would have resented the heck out of that. It never feels good when someone else mandates your charity.
Yeah, I muttered about our then left wing government... but, vat you gunna do?!

... besides vote the bastards out, which we did. :-)
 
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Options expiry today so keep your heads down.
 

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[h=3]Switzerland[edit][/h]In Switzerland, the passing of a constitutional amendment by initiative requires a double majority; not only must a majority of people vote for the amendment but a majority of cantons must also give their consent. This is to prevent a larger canton from foisting amendments onto the smaller ones and vice versa.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantons_of_Switzerland

i.e. States.


 

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Strong dollar musings

Arguably these are down to a strengthening USD...

Revenue Miss #1: Lockheed Martin rose sharply after reporting better-than-expected quarterly profits. However, their $11.11 billion of sales for the quarter missed the $11.28 billion forecast and was a 2% year-over-year decline from Q3 2013.


Revenue Miss #2: eBay earned one penny more than expected, but its revenues of $4.35 billion missed expectations for $4.37 billion.


Revenue Miss #3: SanDisk reported better-than-expected profits, but its revenue of $1.75 billion was a little short of the $1.76 billion forecast. More importantly, SanDisk told Wall Street to lower its Q4 revenue expectation to between $1.8 billion to $1.85 billion, below estimates of $1.88 billion.


Revenue Miss #4: IBM, which I lambasted a couple weeks ago, delivered $22.4 billion of sales, a pathetic 3% year-over-year decline and below the $23.37 billion consensus forecast.


Revenue Miss #5: Wall Street liked a better-than-expected profit report from General Motors. GM beat profit expectation by two cents, but revenues did not fare as well; GM had $39.3 billion of quarterly revenues, but Wall Street analysts had forecasted sales of $39.5 billion.


Revenue Miss #6: Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage maker, said that net income for its Q3 ended September 26 was $2.1 billion, or 48 cents a share—down from $2.4 billion, or 54 cents a share, a year earlier.

... so while the strong USD will underpin the DOW with positive capital flow it will also erode the foundation of the rally somewhat.

In my mind this is perfect for a big rally and equally big correction. 10/2015 YOY the DOW maybe +0%.
 

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An FOMC slapping, surprise, surprise. :biggrin:

GSR is not supporting the notion that the weakness in gold today has legs.

Ideally I would like to see the week close out over POG 1223.

Has been a bit of an access market push, light liquidity, this may turn around quickly when we get back to some decent liquidity.

I can't see that we've had a surprise... so this must have been already largely discounted in POG.

GLD getting inventory getting hammered this month.

Good day for the USDX, it looks like a decent upside break of its pennant formation, another 0.5c to the upside will settle it for the conservative and the laggards. Into resistance here but we look in good shape to handle it.

Next week we will settle down to it, that will start to give us some clarity... for now the knees are jerking. JMO.
 

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#75
Top December Gold Options Positions By OI

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[TD] Low
[/TD]
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[TD] Change
[/TD]
[TD] Volume
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[TD] Open Int
[/TD]
[TD] Delta
[/TD]
[TD] Prem ($)
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[TR]
[TD] 2,000.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 33,237 [/TD]
[TD] 0.04 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 2,250.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 31,102 [/TD]
[TD] 0.03 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,900.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 27,015 [/TD]
[TD] 0.02 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,700.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 23,024 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,100.0P [/TD]
[TD] 0.6 [/TD]
[TD] 0.8 [/TD]
[TD] 0.6 [/TD]
[TD] 0.80s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 50 [/TD]
[TD] 16,179 [/TD]
[TD] -0.03 [/TD]
[TD] 80 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,000.0P [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.20s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 15,455 [/TD]
[TD] -0.01 [/TD]
[TD] 20 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 2,200.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 13,647 [/TD]
[TD] 0.03 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,300.0C [/TD]
[TD] 2.5 [/TD]
[TD] 2.7 [/TD]
[TD] 1.9 [/TD]
[TD] 2.20s [/TD]
[TD] -0.3 [/TD]
[TD] 537 [/TD]
[TD] 13,290 [/TD]
[TD] 0.09 [/TD]
[TD] 220 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,400.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0.3 [/TD]
[TD] 0.6 [/TD]
[TD] 0.3 [/TD]
[TD] 0.40s [/TD]
[TD] -0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 1,274 [/TD]
[TD] 12,313 [/TD]
[TD] 0.02 [/TD]
[TD] 40 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,500.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.20s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 42 [/TD]
[TD] 11,561 [/TD]
[TD] 0.01 [/TD]
[TD] 20 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,600.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10,707 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,350.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0.8 [/TD]
[TD] 0.8 [/TD]
[TD] 0.7 [/TD]
[TD] 0.80s [/TD]
[TD] -0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 58 [/TD]
[TD] 10,357 [/TD]
[TD] 0.03 [/TD]
[TD] 80 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 2,930.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10,291 [/TD]
[TD] [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,550.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 66 [/TD]
[TD] 10,137 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 2,580.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 9,700 [/TD]
[TD] [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,200.0P [/TD]
[TD] 9.1 [/TD]
[TD] 9.1 [/TD]
[TD] 6.9 [/TD]
[TD] 8.60s [/TD]
[TD] -0.5 [/TD]
[TD] 791 [/TD]
[TD] 9,667 [/TD]
[TD] -0.27 [/TD]
[TD] 860 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,450.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 0.20s [/TD]
[TD] -0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 35 [/TD]
[TD] 8,838 [/TD]
[TD] 0.01 [/TD]
[TD] 20 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,020.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 209.6 [/TD]
[TD] 209.6 [/TD]
[TD] 209.60s [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 8,322 [/TD]
[TD] 0.99 [/TD]
[TD] 20,960.00 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 2,500.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 8,196 [/TD]
[TD] 0.02 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,150.0P [/TD]
[TD] 2 [/TD]
[TD] 2.4 [/TD]
[TD] 1.9 [/TD]
[TD] 2.30s [/TD]
[TD] -0.2 [/TD]
[TD] 86 [/TD]
[TD] 6,325 [/TD]
[TD] -0.08 [/TD]
[TD] 230 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,000.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 229.6 [/TD]
[TD] 229.6 [/TD]
[TD] 229.60s [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 6,050 [/TD]
[TD] 0.99 [/TD]
[TD] 22,960.00 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,050.0P [/TD]
[TD] 0.4 [/TD]
[TD] 0.4 [/TD]
[TD] 0.3 [/TD]
[TD] 0.40s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 5,956 [/TD]
[TD] -0.01 [/TD]
[TD] 40 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,175.0P [/TD]
[TD] 3.5 [/TD]
[TD] 4.5 [/TD]
[TD] 3.5 [/TD]
[TD] 4.30s [/TD]
[TD] -0.3 [/TD]
[TD] 1,157 [/TD]
[TD] 5,932 [/TD]
[TD] -0.15 [/TD]
[TD] 430 [/TD]
[/TR]
[TR]
[TD] 1,800.0C [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 5,811 [/TD]
[TD] 0.01 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,225.0P [/TD]
[TD] 18.6 [/TD]
[TD] 18.6 [/TD]
[TD] 14.4 [/TD]
[TD] 16.80s [/TD]
[TD] -0.8 [/TD]
[TD] 340 [/TD]
[TD] 5,431 [/TD]
[TD] -0.46 [/TD]
[TD] 1,680.00 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,250.0P [/TD]
[TD] 35 [/TD]
[TD] 35 [/TD]
[TD] 30.8 [/TD]
[TD] 30.80s [/TD]
[TD] -0.9 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 5,124 [/TD]
[TD] -0.66 [/TD]
[TD] 3,080.00 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,125.0P [/TD]
[TD] 1.4 [/TD]
[TD] 1.4 [/TD]
[TD] 1 [/TD]
[TD] 1.30s [/TD]
[TD] -0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 57 [/TD]
[TD] 5,091 [/TD]
[TD] -0.05 [/TD]
[TD] 130 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 750.0P [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.1 [/TD]
[TD] 0.10s [/TD]
[TD] unch [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 4,913 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 10 [/TD]
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[TR]
[TD] 1,300.0P [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 72.8 [/TD]
[TD] 72.8 [/TD]
[TD] 72.80s [/TD]
[TD] -0.4 [/TD]
[TD] 0 [/TD]
[TD] 4,736 [/TD]
[TD] -0.91 [/TD]
[TD] 7,280.00 [/TD]
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Re: Sea Change

This is a piece by John Mauldin. He is pretty well connected and understands this stuff as much as anyone. I don't agree with all his conclusions but I have to consider them. You should to.

http://d21uq3hx4esec9.cloudfront.net/uploads/pdf/141013_TFTF2.pdf


Interesting lines they've drawn in shifting sands...


The key here is to note that the strength of the dollar (or lack of it) is not traditionally a Federal Reserve
concern. The relative value of the dollar is the purview of the US Treasury, while the Federal Reserve
is responsible for maintaining stable purchasing power (interest rates and money supply, etc.). Both
organizations are careful not to tread on the other’s territory.​




It's pushing on resistance on the chart below.

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Re: Sea Change

It's pushing on resistance on the chart below.
FWIW it takes three touches to confirm a trend lines validity. Much of what you see draw in cyber space is fantasy. I have not got the data in my charting tool to see just where that line should fall so I cannot check it. The precision of that chart is low + its monthly data @ best, so we could still get into the high 90's before we turn around and that chart would still hang together. I'd expect an official reaction if we see 9x, so yeah it may well hold up BUT there is still room to the upside here IMO.
 
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Top June 2015 Gold Option Positions By OI

~ 89K Contracts @ $2200 POG is just a STONKING great number!

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[TR][TD] Strike [/TD][TD] Open [/TD][TD] High [/TD][TD] Low [/TD][TD] Close [/TD][TD] Change [/TD][TD] Volume [/TD][TD] Open Int [/TD][TD] Delta [/TD][TD] Prem ($) [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 2,200.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 0.5 [/TD][TD] 0.5 [/TD][TD] 0.50s [/TD][TD] -0.1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 88,926 [/TD][TD] 0.09 [/TD][TD] 50 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,900.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1 [/TD][TD] 1 [/TD][TD] 1.00s [/TD][TD] -0.1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 61,253 [/TD][TD] 0.08 [/TD][TD] 100 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 2,935.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.30s [/TD][TD] unch [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 14,038 [/TD][TD] [/TD][TD] 30 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 2,795.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.30s [/TD][TD] unch [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 13,002 [/TD][TD] [/TD][TD] 30 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 2,100.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 0.6 [/TD][TD] 0.6 [/TD][TD] 0.60s [/TD][TD] -0.1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 7,511 [/TD][TD] 0.09 [/TD][TD] 60 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,075.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 11.9 [/TD][TD] 11.9 [/TD][TD] 11.90s [/TD][TD] -0.6 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 6,872 [/TD][TD] -0.14 [/TD][TD] 1,190.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,200.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 42.1 [/TD][TD] 42.1 [/TD][TD] 42.10s [/TD][TD] -1 [/TD][TD] 5 [/TD][TD] 6,843 [/TD][TD] -0.39 [/TD][TD] 4,210.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,800.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1.3 [/TD][TD] 1.3 [/TD][TD] 1.30s [/TD][TD] -0.2 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 5,631 [/TD][TD] 0.04 [/TD][TD] 130 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,600.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3.2 [/TD][TD] 3.2 [/TD][TD] 3.20s [/TD][TD] -0.3 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 4,993 [/TD][TD] 0.05 [/TD][TD] 320 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,000.0P [/TD][TD] 6.5 [/TD][TD] 6.5 [/TD][TD] 5.9 [/TD][TD] 5.90s [/TD][TD] -0.4 [/TD][TD] 20 [/TD][TD] 4,960 [/TD][TD] -0.07 [/TD][TD] 590 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,250.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 48 [/TD][TD] 48 [/TD][TD] 48.00s [/TD][TD] -0.9 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 4,784 [/TD][TD] 0.47 [/TD][TD] 4,800.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,050.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 9.5 [/TD][TD] 9.5 [/TD][TD] 9.50s [/TD][TD] -0.5 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3,985 [/TD][TD] -0.11 [/TD][TD] 950 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,650.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2.5 [/TD][TD] 2.5 [/TD][TD] 2.50s [/TD][TD] -0.2 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3,917 [/TD][TD] 0.03 [/TD][TD] 250 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,400.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 12.2 [/TD][TD] 12.2 [/TD][TD] 12.20s [/TD][TD] -0.6 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3,656 [/TD][TD] 0.16 [/TD][TD] 1,220.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,150.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 25.6 [/TD][TD] 25.6 [/TD][TD] 25.60s [/TD][TD] -0.8 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3,593 [/TD][TD] -0.27 [/TD][TD] 2,560.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,500.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 5.9 [/TD][TD] 5.9 [/TD][TD] 5.90s [/TD][TD] -0.4 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3,166 [/TD][TD] 0.08 [/TD][TD] 590 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 950.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 3.7 [/TD][TD] 3.7 [/TD][TD] 3.70s [/TD][TD] -0.2 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,934 [/TD][TD] -0.04 [/TD][TD] 370 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,100.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 15.4 [/TD][TD] 15.4 [/TD][TD] 15.40s [/TD][TD] -0.6 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,684 [/TD][TD] -0.17 [/TD][TD] 1,540.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,475.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 7 [/TD][TD] 7 [/TD][TD] 7.00s [/TD][TD] -0.5 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,533 [/TD][TD] 0.1 [/TD][TD] 700 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 2,680.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.3 [/TD][TD] 0.30s [/TD][TD] unch [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,501 [/TD][TD] [/TD][TD] 30 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,450.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 8.4 [/TD][TD] 8.4 [/TD][TD] 8.40s [/TD][TD] -0.5 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,425 [/TD][TD] 0.11 [/TD][TD] 840 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,525.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 5.1 [/TD][TD] 5.1 [/TD][TD] 5.10s [/TD][TD] -0.3 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,324 [/TD][TD] 0.07 [/TD][TD] 510 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,550.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 4.3 [/TD][TD] 4.3 [/TD][TD] 4.30s [/TD][TD] -0.3 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,144 [/TD][TD] 0.06 [/TD][TD] 430 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,750.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1.6 [/TD][TD] 1.6 [/TD][TD] 1.60s [/TD][TD] -0.1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2,094 [/TD][TD] 0.03 [/TD][TD] 160 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,300.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 98.6 [/TD][TD] 98.6 [/TD][TD] 98.60s [/TD][TD] -1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1,991 [/TD][TD] -0.66 [/TD][TD] 9,860.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,250.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 66.5 [/TD][TD] 66.5 [/TD][TD] 66.50s [/TD][TD] -1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1,624 [/TD][TD] -0.53 [/TD][TD] 6,650.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,180.0P [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 34.5 [/TD][TD] 34.5 [/TD][TD] 34.50s [/TD][TD] -0.9 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1,530 [/TD][TD] -0.34 [/TD][TD] 3,450.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,350.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 18.8 [/TD][TD] 18.8 [/TD][TD] 18.80s [/TD][TD] -0.7 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1,524 [/TD][TD] 0.23 [/TD][TD] 1,880.00 [/TD][/TR]
[TR][TD] 1,700.0C [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 2 [/TD][TD] 2 [/TD][TD] 2.00s [/TD][TD] -0.1 [/TD][TD] 0 [/TD][TD] 1,455 [/TD][TD] 0.03 [/TD][TD] 200 [/TD][/TR]

[/table]
 

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Re: Top June 2015 Gold Option Positions By OI

As far as I can tell, CME has not put the numbers out so I am relying on others, Silver only puked about 1000 contracts on that plunge. Sweet FA really... not much blood in that stone and they are squeezing like men possessed!