“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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Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year to my Readers

May the New Year of 2013 be a Happy, Healthy, Safe and Prosperous one for you all. Thank you for your interest in the blog this past year. For those who took some time out to write words of encouragement or thanks, I appreciate you!

Only the Lord knows what will come our way in this next year but one thing promises to be certain in regards to the markets - more volatility, more uncertainty, more wild price swings and more Central Bank interference.


  1. Happy New Year and thanks for your thoughts..... much appreciated.
    Best regards
    From Italy

  2. Thanks Dan!
    Notable news from 2012....
    Gold goes down on fiscal cliff.
    Gold goes up on fiscal cliff.
    Gold goes down on fiscal cliff.
    Gold goes up on fiscal cliff.

  3. Happy New Year Dan!! Thank you! From Idaho, Pauline

  4. Trader Dan, thank you for all you do. May 2013 be a very good year for you and your family. Happy New Year to all.

  5. Hi !

    When someone borrows money from a Bank, the banker will give the sum which will be rendered fully (+ fixed interest). When someone borrows a bike, this object will be rendered (with or without interest can matter). But when someone takes the gold, it's different. If it is impersonating a (12,400 kg) bar, this bar is also a value. Remains to be seen to make the bar or... the day at market value.
    Where it renders the bar, there - it added interests ? Yes I suppose (it is characteristic of the rental), but are fixed in advance or during the price of gold ?

    Happy new year to you!

  6. Yes, last day avoided a nasty figure on 3 months candlecharts on the eurogold :)
    And the monthly candlechart long-term support trend is ok, at around 1650 for december, so...piece of cake, lol.

    Nevertheless, you still have this damn Andrews Fork on the daily chart, quite accurate and whose resistance is at 1681.
    That's exactly where we stopped, so now on the short-term, I'm keeping a close eye on that one!
    Happy new year Dan and thanks for all you are doing on this blog! I guess it helps many trader apprentices not to end up as road pizza, to use your own terms :)

  7. Happy New Year Dan, and I was wondering if you have a different site that one can follow your trading ideas. I would love to go long silver here but am reluctant, what do you think. Thanks for your honesty and entegrity. Steve

  8. Thank you Dan - Wishes that 2013 is Happy Healthy and Prosperous for you and your family.

  9. Thanks Dan, for all of your Observations, Happy New Year!
    And to those who may want my advice,
    consider who is in control, and how much they are in control,
    and then Go Long.

  10. Hey Dan,
    a healthy, happy and successful 2013 to you.

    1. Endzeit;

      Thanks kindly and thanks also for the kind comment the other day. Same back at ya!


  11. Thanks for the greetings, :) Happy New Year too.
    Better late than never.

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