New mutations in parts of the avian flu virus might provide a possible route for the virus to enter the human population. From the journal Science:
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Silver has been spiking upward for the past few days ($10.65 per troy ounce, the last time I checked), but beware of an impending short-term correction. Every bull market has its pull-backs and profit taking. Buy on the dips!
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The French anarchists riot again. This time, we are told, the riots are about job security. Job security? (I guess these are different than those U.S. anarchists, who would never consider working for “The Man.”)
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Dire warnings from The International Forecaster: “You can expect, under these circumstances, that oil will go to $120 a barrel or higher dependent on whether there is further disruption in the supply. The good news is globalization and free trade will be stone cold dead. After a year or two they’ll be a hyperinflationary blow off and a 1929-type collapse, only worse. You have to be only in gold and silver during the hyperinflation and in gold only when the depression hits. The dollar will no longer be a place of refuge. All this should start to unfold over the next two months.”