Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Investing in a Bubble Mania Stock Market Trending Towards Financial Crisis 2.0 CRASH! - 9th Sep 21
2.Tech Stocks Bubble Valuations 2000 vs 2021 - 25th Sep 21
3.Stock Market FOMO Going into Crash Season - 8th Oct 21
4.Stock Market FOMO Hits September Brick Wall - Evergrande China's Lehman's Moment - 22nd Sep 21
5.Crypto Bubble BURSTS! BTC, ETH, XRP CRASH! NiceHash Seizes Funds on Account Halting ALL Withdrawals! - 19th May 21
6.How to Protect Your Self From a Stock Market CRASH / Bear Market? - 14th Oct 21
7.AI Stocks Portfolio Buying and Selling Levels Going Into Market Correction - 11th Oct 21
8.Why Silver Price Could Crash by 20%! - 5th Oct 21
9.Powell: Inflation Might Not Be Transitory, After All - 3rd Oct 21
10.Global Stock Markets Topped 60 Days Before the US Stocks Peaked - 23rd Sep 21
Last 7 days
Quantum AI Stocks Investing Priority - 26th Jan 22
Is Everyone Going To Be Right About This Stocks Bear Market?- 26th Jan 22
Stock Market Glass Half Empty or Half Full? - 26th Jan 22
Stock Market Quoted As Saying 'The Reports Of My Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated' - 26th Jan 22
The Synthetic Dividend Option To Generate Profits - 26th Jan 22
The Beginner's Guide to Credit Repair - 26th Jan 22
AI Tech Stocks State Going into the CRASH and Capitalising on the Metaverse - 25th Jan 22
Stock Market Relief Rally, Maybe? - 25th Jan 22
Why Gold’s Latest Rally Is Nothing to Get Excited About - 25th Jan 22
Gold Slides and Rebounds in 2022 - 25th Jan 22
Gold; a stellar picture - 25th Jan 22
CATHY WOOD ARK GARBAGE ARK Funds Heading for 90% STOCK CRASH! - 22nd Jan 22
Gold Is the Belle of the Ball. Will Its Dance Turn Bearish? - 22nd Jan 22
Best Neighborhoods to Buy Real Estate in San Diego - 22nd Jan 22
Stock Market January PANIC AI Tech Stocks Buying Opp - Trend Forecast 2022 - 21st Jan 21
How to Get Rich in the MetaVerse - 20th Jan 21
Should you Buy Payment Disruptor Stocks in 2022? - 20th Jan 21
2022 the Year of Smart devices, Electric Vehicles, and AI Startups - 20th Jan 21
Oil Markets More Animated by Geopolitics, Supply, and Demand - 20th Jan 21
WARNING - AI STOCK MARKET CRASH / BEAR SWITCH TRIGGERED! - 19th Jan 22
Fake It Till You Make It: Will Silver’s Motto Work on Gold? - 19th Jan 22
Crude Oil Smashing Stocks - 19th Jan 22
US Stagflation: The Global Risk of 2022 - 19th Jan 22
Stock Market Trend Forecast Early 2022 - Tech Growth Value Stocks Rotation - 18th Jan 22
Stock Market Sentiment Speaks: Are We Setting Up For A 'Mini-Crash'? - 18th Jan 22
Mobile Sports Betting is on a rise: Here’s why - 18th Jan 22
Exponential AI Stocks Mega-trend - 17th Jan 22
THE NEXT BITCOIN - 17th Jan 22
Gold Price Predictions for 2022 - 17th Jan 22
How Do Debt Relief Services Work To Reduce The Amount You Owe? - 17th Jan 22
RIVIAN IPO Illustrates We are in the Mother of all Stock Market Bubbles - 16th Jan 22
All Market Eyes on Copper - 16th Jan 22
The US Dollar Had a Slip-Up, but Gold Turned a Blind Eye to It - 16th Jan 22
A Stock Market Top for the Ages - 16th Jan 22
FREETRADE - Stock Investing Platform, the Good, Bad and Ugly Review, Free Shares, Cancelled Orders - 15th Jan 22
WD 14tb My Book External Drive Unboxing, Testing and Benchmark Performance Amazon Buy Review - 15th Jan 22
Toyland Ferris Wheel Birthday Fun at Gulliver's Rother Valley UK Theme Park 2022 - 15th Jan 22
What You Should Know About a TailoredPay High Risk Merchant Account - 15th Jan 22

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

How to Protect your Wealth by Investing in AI Tech Stocks

The Game of Silver

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2013 Jul 17, 2013 - 06:33 PM GMT

By: DeviantInvestor

Commodities

Begin with what we know:

  • Death and taxes.

  • Political influence affects almost everything including most markets and much of the economy.

  • MSM news is NOT a reliable source of information upon which to make decisions regarding silver investments.


  • Certain very large financial institutions regularly supply trusted employees to fill important positions in the US government, such as Secretary of the Treasury. If those same institutions are active in the silver markets, we can reliably assume they have the "inside track."

  • Similarly, when those large financial institutions issue a news release or recommendation regarding silver, we can assume they have an agenda and investment that will benefit from the market response to their "news release." We should also assume that, in some way, they are lining up the "sheep to be sheared."

  • Whether you call it criminal behavior, manipulation, or merely business as usual, the silver market is strongly affected, from time to time, by large interests with an opaque agenda that usually conflicts with that of the small silver investor.

It is a dangerous world!

The number 12 is important in nature, human anatomy, and mathematics:

  • 12 months in the year
  • 12 apostles
  • 12 signs in the zodiac
  • 12 cranial nerve pairs emerge from the human brain
  • 12 is the sum of the first 5 Fibonacci numbers (1,1,2,3,5)
  • 12 is the sum of the sides of a right triangle (3,4,5)
  • and

  • Further, 12 words can tell us much about the silver market.

Really? Okay, it is a bit contrived, but consider:

  • You can't win! These three words tell you that large financial institutions can and do overwhelm the silver market, on a short term basis, anytime they want to. Yes, you can "win" with long-term investments, such as buying silver at $6 a decade ago and selling at $40 in April 2011, but it is much tougher in the paper markets.

  • The fix is in! These four words should remind us of the institutions that provide the employees for the Department of Treasury. TAARP cost $700,000,000,000 and helped the banks, large financial institutions, and who else? The Federal Reserve is a private bank that helps the banking cartel remain profitable. As a reasonable guess, the Fed would not like to see gold or silver, as measured in US dollars, at high prices or rising rapidly. Ultimately, the Fed must continue printing digital currency (monetizing bonds - injecting liquidity) and that guarantees prices for most consumer goods will rise along with the price of silver. Do you remember five cent coffee, 15 cent gasoline, and $20 gold?

  • You must play the game! Those five words (twelve in total) tell us that if we use paper investments and digital currency we are involved in the "game." This is especially true if we buy paper silver on the futures markets or paper promises from the large financial institutions. Even your bank account is no longer "your money" but a liability of the bank.

Those twelve words describe the problems, for the average investor, with the paper silver market. You win by NOT playing the paper game, and by placing some of your savings and investments into real, physical silver and gold.

Summary

You can't (generally speaking) win if you play the paper silver game. Large institutions have the "inside track" with the government, the regulators, lobbyists, congress, CFTC, margin requirements, and the High Frequency Trading computers that account for most of the actual volume on the paper market. You might "win" for a while, but don't forget the paper disasters from recent history: MFGlobal, Cyprus banks, the May 2011 silver crash, the April 2013 silver takedown, and the June 2013 silver smackdown.

You buy insurance to protect against unlikely but possible destruction of your assets. Have you purchased silver or gold insurance against the all but inevitable destruction of your paper assets? Do you feel safer and more protected knowing that your silver and gold is physical, not paper, and stored in a secure, off-site, out of the banking system, depository?

Or, are you still waiting to act? Like, what could go wrong? It's all good, right?

Read: Back to Basics - Gold, Silver & the Economy
Read: Silver - Keep It Simple - Part 2

GE Christenson
aka Deviant Investor

If you would like to be updated on new blog posts, please subscribe to my RSS Feed or e-mail

© 2013 Copyright Deviant Investor - All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.


© 2005-2019 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in