Bear's Lair

Bear Markets always follow Bull markets and a severe stock market correction is long overdue. Bears Lair will spot, monitor and analyze the stock market correction as it develops.


In May 2005, President Bush traveled to the Bureau of Public Debt at Parkersburg, West Virginia, to prove that the idea of a Social Security trust fund is a myth.

Lease rates are spiking up again.

My view here is that the shorts are leasing silver and are "dumping" what they have leased into the market in an attempt to get the price down as much as possible.

Summary & Conclusion

Many pundits have written about the Silver ETF and of course we also had our say. We thought it best to put into the public record our exact thoughts from the past as presented in our monthly reports before commenting further.

Before we can even begin to discuss Interest rates intelligently, we must first define what it is that we are actually talking about, since it appears that all the talking Media Heads and Wall Street analysts don't seam to underst

With silver breaking to new highs, a lot of excitement is generated. Precious metals and related stocks are once again in the spot light, with many bullish analysis supporting a continued move higher.

So far, 2006 has been a very volatile year for gold stocks. After soaring 20% in January, the XAU declined by 15% in February, despite the fact that gold only declined 1% during the month.

I read an article last month in the Chicago

With gold and silver making new highs every other day, a lot of attention is shifting to the precious metals.

Fellow Goldbugs, Precious Metals aficionados, and Silver savers, is the title of this article too good to be true?

The weekly chart below (courtesy shows a market that has been indecisive of the relative merits of silver vs gold as an investment target.

Recently, an article was posted on By Craig Stanley Titled: "Silver's Near-Term Outlook" see www.resourceinvestor

The following is a clip from the July Morgan Report.

The $64,000 question is whether the 200 day MA of silver (and the long term uptrend line) will hold or whether the price of silver will break down from here

The Richter Scale is "A logarithmic scale used to express the total amount of energy released by an earthquake.

Acknowledgment: Mr Ted Butler's most recent article drew my attention once again to the relationship between outstanding Commitment of Traders contracts and subsequent price movement is the silver price.<

I just happened to stumble across the chart below, which is a 5% X 3 box reversal of the RATIO of silver to gold.

A question often asked is about silver manipulation; and it seems to take a stance on this issue is certain to put you into a category or a box.

We have received many inquires as to our thoughts on some recently published information on the Internet.

With the rise in silver prices these past two years, silver is becoming an ever-more attractive and exciting metal to investors.

The Silver Trap is composed of 1) Too little silver in the world, 2) Too much demand for silver from China and other countries, 3) Dollar inflation.

As most Internet readers are well aware, I have not published at any consistent frequency these past several months.

In this report we analyze the impact of newly industrialized China on the world's silver markets.

I am extremely pleased to announce that I will be joining several mining industry professionals for an extensive 7 day trip from the 21st through

The Fed has inflated the dollar to oblivion since its inception.

It seems China is in the news day after day, and rightfully so.

It has been some time since I have written anything about the economy, politics, gold, silver or athletic endeavors for the public at large.

I have recently been asking myself the question: "What is the proportion of the silver content of photographic film that is recycled?"


During 1500s the Spaniards had taken 16,000,000 kilograms of silver from Peru.

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