Gold & Silver Waterfall Smash in Progress- Silver Nears $19 Handle

After consolidating in early COMEX trading Monday above support at $20.60 and $1280, gold and silver have just once again been kicked down the proverbial mine shaft, with silver plunging to $20.25, and gold to $1272.  Is a $19 handle imminent for silver?
With only .25 of further downside to a $19 handle, which would likely trigger numerous sell stops, don’t be surprised for the cartel to push the issue and attempt to inflict maximum pain among paper silver longs:

Look for $1260-$1265  to hold as a bottom for gold if the pattern of higher lows is to continue:

 

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