“Woe to the land whose king is a child and whose leaders are already drunk in the morning. Happy the land whose king is a nobleman, and whose leaders work hard before they feast and drink, and then only to strengthen themselves for the tasks ahead”. (Eccl 10: 16-17)


"When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or insult, a nation turns its back on progress and can be restored only by the terrible lessons of catastrophe." … Frederic Bastiat


Evil talks about tolerance only when it’s weak. When it gains the upper hand, its vanity always requires the destruction of the good and the innocent, because the example of good and innocent lives is an ongoing witness against it. So it always has been. So it always will be. And America has no special immunity to becoming an enemy of its own founding beliefs about human freedom, human dignity, the limited power of the state, and the sovereignty of God. – Archbishop Chaput


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Friday, November 16, 2012

Gold Supported by Rockets in Israel

Gold continues to hold above support (see the earlier post from yesterday) as rockets flying in Israel and explosions are not something that even the most stalwart gold bear wants to deal with, especially over a long weekend during which anything could happen.

If we come into trading in Asia on Sunday evening here, and we have a further escalation over in the mid-East, gold will continue to attract buying. If we see tensions fade, then gold will likely move lower.

The mining shares appear to have finally attracted some decent buying after being beaten to a bloody pulp for most of this week.

The divergence between the shares and the price of the metal continues however so perhaps we will see a closing of the gap with the shares moving higher and gold either holding stable or drifting somewhat lower.

It is difficult to say which right now but the gap will be closed.

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  1. The value and cost of gold varies depending on different factors. Some of these factors are, the value of different currencies, particularly the US dollar. The price of other commodities, the oil cost, the financial situation and changes in those situations around the globe, world events, such as wars and even dramatic weather influences, such as earthquakes, tidal waves etc. Gold Market Research

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