Whether imposed by authority or by accident, a true banking holiday would make the value of necessities skyrocket in price relative to the sudden supply shortage.
To measure a ‘return’ with anything other than ounces at this stage in the game is absurd.
It may have arisen from humanity - human systems - but finance has morphed so far beyond anything humane that it is unrecognizable. It is other-worldly
Some have pointed out that this marks the end of the “petro-dollar” - and a foreshadowing of the end of the dollar as the world’s reserve currency
The word “regulation” has become a euphemism for control and the infestation of concentrated power and wealth.
The precious metals have nearly always been a key signaling mechanism — acting as the most efficient economic and financial communicator.
Economics and finance can serve as one such portrait. China will lurch toward achieving first world status - but it will not go without spillover effect with the surround.
Once an outcry floor worked by the ‘everyman’, protected by camaraderie and common sense; futures markets are now infested with a faceless ivory tower elite.
A return to hard money will grow from the shadows, as more and more mainstream investors are forced out of the current financial ponzi.
The mainstream investor is about to really feel the temperature drop, despite a thousand reminders that the cold financial winter is coming.
In our fully propagandized culture and society, precious metals are among the great "misunderstood"; a grotesque illustration of the century-old financial/political movement to "free" liquidity.
Hyperinflation is fluid process. It is a becoming. A great tsunami dislocating, destroying in that sense it is already here.
Legal tender, Fiat, unbacked Federal Reserve notes, is based on a lie. A false principle, central to each successive layer of untruth.
If you look close enough, you can see the shadow of the matrix. You can smell the stench of boiling frogs.
Across the spectrum from futures positioning, the influx of SLV speculation, and the frantic in and out movement of physical silver from COMEX warehouse to warehouse are shining warning lights.