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  • The Salvation Of Silver And Gold [View article]
    statisticool

    I agree with you there about keeping up in value: during the 70s when gold went from $35 to $850 high, and then dropped to $250 average, it is still a 714% gain in about a decade; I'll take any gains like this anytime and not complain about gold
    Jul 25 09:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    Coins

    I hope to understand the question correctly in my reply; leveraged shorts are, as an example, the new ETFs that short the Dow, SP500, commodity index, and others; the leverage comes into play when the ETF is structured to 1x, 2x, or 3x of whatever is shorted; to short such indexes, the fund managers uses the future markets, puts options and shorting the index, or maybe even shorting stocks in the index; shorting is tricky and requires a lot collateral.
    I hope this helps; for my personal experience, I have used ETFs (TBT) and (DPK) successfully but timing is important
    Jul 24 08:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    Doug

    I saw some numbers that 16%-17% of our GDP consisted of real estate during the housing bubble and we know how it ended; are we better off then China? Detroit has what, 60,000 empty homes and how many Detroits are in the making across the country? the wealth effect from home is long gone....we are not better off then China...lets have the banks report their mortgage bonds on their balance sheets marked to market and we'll see what happens
    Jul 24 12:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    curls

    I hope my poster helped you; yes, the daily futures can give you an indication of the markets but you have to be glued to the monitor and , like anything else there are higher risks and rewards; it is up to you to find your tolerance risk; I am invested in the futures via the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI), which covers all commodities, with an hedge fund LP based in Chicago.
    If you want relate options and future markets to a stock, lets say copper, you can look up for the long term contracts in the future market and then look for companies like (FCX) that produce copper to see how many call/put options there are; but all this takes time..just like doing homework!!
    Jul 24 11:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    South

    I used to own (EGO) and (AUQ); doesn't ego have issue with gold mine opening in Greece but stock very volatile- that's what I saw recently; (NGD) is 1 stock I am tracking together with (NG)- both of them in process of hearings and permits approval--these stocks require a lot patience and a long time frame (7-10 years).
    Well, these are some of the reasons why I sold and just waiting for environmental approvals to start mining....good luck!
    Jul 23 08:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    Curls

    Options are a form of derivatives; call or put options are derived from stocks but not all stocks are optioned; all options go to a clearing house to be processed.
    Futures markets are the most liquid markets where commodities are traded and physical delivery can be asked; a lot of cash is required with a margin account; in addition, interest rates futures can be traded as well as options on stock indexes(SP/NASDAQ). The advantage of trading in future markets is that you bypass a company poor management when you trade in copper or oil.
    Jul 23 08:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 28............  [View instapost]
    FG

    I messed around with DZZ but I don't remember how it worked out for me because ETF is good for a short time and the right timing is needed; I like to experiment with this or that but this did not work out for me; frankly I am surprised that DZZ has not had a reverse split at this low value (this has been my experience); what I also I found out is that there is not much correlation with future markets and that's why its value keeps going down; good luck
    Jul 23 07:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Salvation Of Silver And Gold [View article]
    Moon

    This is the second posting that I see you mention about Italy's gold; the official data is that Italy has about 2,400 tons of gold; in my personal opinion, the gold is not there anymore and it is gone; some gold was lost when the Long Term hedge fund went bust in 1997 (or 1998?) and the rest I am sure was trusted for storage and safekeeping to the Fed similarly like Germany's gold; with the hedge fund, the Bank of Italy was involved resulting in a scandal; I believe Italy used its gold as collateral for an IMF loan in the 90s and I have been wondering why Italy has not done so yet.
    Jul 23 01:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • As The Brent-WTI Spread Trades 'Dead', HollyFrontier Could Be A Viable Income Play [View article]
    fender

    I hope HFC is not built like Fort Knox because there is no gold there
    Jul 23 01:15 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update On GOFO - Factors That Will Spark A Big Move In Gold [View article]
    Dave

    To answer your question, in such event GLD and SLV will drop toward zero and plenty of lawsuits against the trustees of ETFs; it will be interesting to see what the Fed will do with ETFs
    Jul 23 01:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Salvation Of Silver And Gold [View article]
    Biz

    Thank you for site and article; I already own Mux and Lexam
    Jul 23 01:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • As The Brent-WTI Spread Trades 'Dead', HollyFrontier Could Be A Viable Income Play [View article]
    Heather

    Thank you for the informative article; with the dead spread, our oil byproducts exports of $80B will suffer with the refineries' profit margin smaller
    Jul 23 11:55 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • COMEX Gold Inventories Plummet: Shorts May Be Forced To Cover Fast [View article]
    winning

    The people must have been smarter 6,000 years ago then today people with all the misinformation and computers on use gold use.
    Jul 23 11:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Salvation Of Silver And Gold [View article]
    Winning

    Yes I agree with you about gold and silver ETFs; surprisingly I have not seen any articles on how ETFs affect mining stocks; for sure ETFs make it easier for GS, JPM, or hedge funds to short mining stocks vs. individual stocks
    Jul 23 11:31 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update On GOFO - Factors That Will Spark A Big Move In Gold [View article]
    Dave

    Any opinion on MUX?
    Jul 23 10:20 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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