As a reminder, next Monday is the March option expiration for gold and silver
at the Comex.
Here is an interesting blurb on the steps the government of India is taking
to dampen gold imports: fractional reserve bullion. I wonder where they got
government recently stopped requiring gold-backed exchange-traded funds to
hold physical gold in the amount of their sales. Instead, the funds will be
allowed to deposit some gold with banks who in turn can lend it to jewelers,
which in theory should reduce imports for a time."
Cultural Demand Defies Gold Curbs
And there is this tidbit:
Capital Partners LP, a $20 billion dollar group of hedge funds founded by
Stephen A. Cohen, quietly positioned itself in over $240 million dollars
worth of gold, silver, and mining share investments during Q4 2012.
Of great interest is the structure of those positions. They are indicating, that the firm is expecting a massive spike in
both gold and silver, as well as a staggering move higher in the mining
Puts $240 Million into Gold/Silver/Mining Shares Investments
As you may recall, it is Stevie Cohen's cohorts who
are being frisked up for having traded on non-public information. Naw, couldn't