It was almost precisely two years ago that the WSJ published their infamous “gold is a pet rock” article.
Just as that article and a few others marked the conclusion of the bear market, could a new article published ten days ago in the Washington Post be ringing the same bell?

With Silver Prices Popping Back Above $16, Are the Commercials Ready to GUN the Metals Higher?
Eric Sprott Breaks Down the “STUNNING STUNNING Reversal” in the Silver COT…

“I’ve Never Sold An Ounce Of Gold Or Silver!”
You Might Be Downcast Regarding the Recent Price Action in Gold and Silver, But Billionaire Metals Aficionado Eric Sprott Isn’t: 

“The Bond Market’s Calling Bull**it on the Fed!”
Legendary Silver Investor Eric Sprott Breaks Down the Gold and Silver Markets in the Wake of This Week’s FOMC Rate Hike:

In what should come as no surprise to anyone around here, The Banks are once again creating as much paper metal as necessary to stall an advance in price.   Already twice this year we’ve seen this happen in Comex Digital Silver and now The Banks are working their alchemic magic in Comex Digital Gold, too.

Buy Gold Bars at SD BullionGiven the similarities the current CoT structure has to the CoTs of late 2015 and early 2016, it seems safe to conclude that the prices of CDG and CDS are very close to…or have made…new bottoms. History suggests that the turnaround may not be immediate but the next price move from these lows could once again be substantial:

13 Days In A Row: Eric Sprott Breaks Down the “Salami Slicing” of Silver by the Shorts, and Explains that “This Has Never Happened Before”: