For those many of you who view the bullion markets with skepticism or condescension, I have to say you are missing something, if only as a spectator sport.
I can't begin to summarise the goings-on: suffice to say that all hell is breaking loose in silver, which is up 7% this week, and nearly 20% since the end of Jan. FWIIW, I am still long, but could envisage some profit-taking soon.
But that's not really the point - it's the backstory. If you are prepared to suspend disbelief for a quiet hour's reading, I direct you to this bravura blog, and a conspiratorial Yahoo thread.
If any of it is true, then something is set to blow. I did say "if" ...