Monthly Archives: July 2011

In one hour the Asian markets will open.

The US will pass the debt ceiling increase and the precious metals market will – what? I still think it's going to go down.  We will know soon enough.

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And as always – have a nice day.

Roger that, Dimitri! http://www.youtube.com/user/FPSRussia

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Your views on platinum

The price of platinum is like anything else and I think that after 2001 the economy changed in a fundamental way.  People don’t even pretend to be honest anymore. The FTC is a joke.  If a company is making billions … Continue reading

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in ONE freaking minute….

Trades only occur if there are people on both sides of the trade.  You can offer silver contracts or you can put in orders for silver contracts – all at a fixed price. But there has to be someone willing … Continue reading

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Why I'm not obese.

I decided I am hungry.  In my house, if I'm hungry, I feed myself.  No problem – usually.  I'm a pretty good cook if I'm in the mood. Tonight I'm just hungry and spaghetti sounds good.   I already know … Continue reading

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Why I’m not obese.

I decided I am hungry.  In my house, if I'm hungry, I feed myself.  No problem – usually.  I'm a pretty good cook if I'm in the mood. Tonight I'm just hungry and spaghetti sounds good.   I already know … Continue reading

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Why I drink.

A few hours later Housie comes home.  She has learned to yell a greeting when she opens a door in the middle of the night.  I asked her several times to no avail – finally I let off a few … Continue reading

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My belief system is collapsing – part of it, anyway.

I always believed that physicians seriously – almost religiously – continued their training on an ongoing basis after they began practice.  I also believed that they were sincerely interested in protecting the health of their patients and would order any … Continue reading

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It's a beautiful morning.

I have long advocated, and actively planned to be self-sufficient.  Not because I am a latter-day Boy Scout – because, to quote a brilliant economist I know quite well  – myself – "We are off the cliff and in free-fall. … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful morning.

I have long advocated, and actively planned to be self-sufficient.  Not because I am a latter-day Boy Scout – because, to quote a brilliant economist I know quite well  – myself – “We are off the cliff and in free-fall. … Continue reading

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