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June 2009



This Rally was Pure Weapons Grade Balognium

June 22, 2009 – Comments (35) | RELATED TICKERS: B , S

This title was a nod to all you Futurama Fans out there, and I know there are a few :) But the jist of the post is going to be (yet-another) rally ending prognostication. But before you tune this out completely, let me just say that there has been a lot of sentiment damage done to this rally as well as technical damage. So lets just take a look and see what old binv is talking about.  [more]



Bob Hoye: Banks: Another "Widows and Orphans" Short

June 20, 2009 – Comments (2)

Here is a very good article by Bob Hoye, and he is the Editor and Chief Investment Strategist of 'Institutional Advisors'. I don't get to read as many of his articles as I would like, because I don't have a subscription to IA. However, you can hear Bob nearly every week with his interviews at  [more]



Thoughts on the US Dollar, Analysis of the USDX Long Term, Follow up on the Gold Blog

June 17, 2009 – Comments (32)

The analysis of the US Dollar is one that I wanted to tackle in my mammoth gold blog: Market Thoughts and Analysis: The Gold Blog. Gold/Silver/GSMs (and a little Oil for good measure). However, the last post was really big and this topic is big enough to warrant its own post.  [more]



Rubino: Lessons From the Past, 20 Things You Didn't Know About Money

June 16, 2009 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: MO , NE , Y

Here is an article by John Rubino. He is another favorite author / analyst of mine. He runs two websites that are very different. The first is and the second is  [more]



Market Thoughts and Analysis: The Gold Blog. Gold/Silver/GSMs (and a little Oil for good measure)

June 15, 2009 – Comments (53)

Gold is an exceptionally polarizing subject matter. This blog will NOT be a rant by a gold bug telling you to buy gold before the world devolves/vaporizes/implodes etc. Instead it will be a brief history of gold, why it has been traditionally important monetarily, why it still continues to be important, some FA and TA of gold, and some of binv’s thoughts on the matter.  [more]