margin explosionWhat just happened in Turkey is far more important than last week’s attacks in Paris for several reasons.
Please understand,
no matter how you look at the downing of the Russian fighter jet, “we” did it.
This genie cannot ever be put back in the bottle…

PutinEarly this morning a Russian jet was brought down by a Turkish jet. 
Then the Russian pilots parachuted from their downed aircraft only to be killed by gunfire as they descended. 
Then a Russian rescue helicopter was blown up and the missile was fired by ISIS…

monster-boxes silverWhile the Silver Institute’s 2015 projection of silver coin demand of 129.9 million ounces squares generally with our projection of 125.2 million ounces, their overall coin and bar demand does not.
We would estimate that if government mint coin demand demand is up 21% in 2015, privately minted silver rounds and bars would be up by at least that much.

flash smashThe prevailing view in the gold community is that banks are speculators who bet on a falling price.
To begin, they commit the casino faux-pas of betting on Do Not Pass at the craps table.
When everyone wants the price to go up, the banks seem to want it to go down. Uncool.

GoldCore: Where has all the liquidity gone?

Where did all the liquidity go? Photo: Ryan Brennecke

Why does the lack of liquidity in bond markets have many of the world’s top economic opinion-makers worried?  
Ben Wright writing in the Telegraph reports on the voices in “
the chorus of doom” and explains why the evaporation of this liquidity in the global fixed income market signals “a warning shot across the bow”…

9/11 hasn’t totally killed the U.S. Constitutional Republic, but it has set the stage for the next reaction to another attack.
Why is Islamic terrorism is exploding like a cancer? The average French citizen has no idea why, as Thierry Meyssan explains.  — Eric Dubin, Managing Editor, The News Doctors​

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stormfrom Greg Hunter:

Precious metals expert Mike Maloney says we are experiencing a “rollercoaster crash.” Maloney explains, “The second half of the economic storm that started in 2007 and crashed in 2008, we’ve been in the eye of the hurricane from 2009 until today.  The second half of this economic storm is about to start.  I believe in 2016, we are going to see something happen, and 2017 will probably be pretty bad for the general economy. . . . If we have a currency crisis, a recession, and this changing monetary system all together, it will be absolute chaos.

plungeMany will chuckle at the proposition of Western gold market failure and note that the price of gold has gone nowhere. If the markets are in collapse due to lack of available of gold, then where is the price action exploding to the upside?