Elites And Markets Roiled As Britain Rids Itself Of The Parasites

June 26, 2016
Technical Analyst & Author

Woke up to stunning news this morning – sorry, I don’t stay up watching election results – that Britain has voted by a narrow but clear majority to leave the EU. I had feared that the British electorate would be cowed into submission by the barrage of pro-Europe propaganda and scaremongering, like the Scots were at the time of the Scottish independence referendum, but they weren’t, or at least sufficient of them weren’t to assure a positive result. Nevertheless, 48% still voted to stay in, which shows you how many gullible idiots there are out there – they are either that or in some way they are benefitting from the EU, by getting handouts etc.

The following election result map is interesting, as it reveals that the whole of Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to stay in Europe – this shows that they are probably benefitting from EU handouts. Actually, in both the Scottish referendum a couple of years ago, and in the EU vote last night the Scots showed about as much force as Longshanks’ son, and none of the valor of William Wallace, as those of you familiar with the film Braveheart will understand.

It was amusing to watch upper class buffoon David Cameron, The British Prime Minister, both admitting defeat over the EU vote and announcing that he was going to quit on the TV this morning. This not surprising considering that he has misread the mood of the population and made a fool of himself by standing up resolutely for the interests of the elites over the EU vote. Also weighing in was an EU sycophant Liberal Democrat leader trying to make out that those voters who wanted out of the EU are unwitting idiots, and Jean Claude Trichet, who made the false claim that voters in EU countries are fed up with their national leaders, and not the EU itself, when the reverse is nearer to the truth. The losers were engaged in a damage limitation exercise and trying to put on a brave face, but the plain fact of the matter is that the EU has just had a stake driven through its heart, and this corrupt, rotten and unaccountable coterie of crooks and parasites - and we are talking here about the EU administration and bureaucracy, NOT European member states or European citizens - are now living on borrowed time and it is to be hoped that the populations of other EU states follow suit drive them out as fast as possible. If you want to see just how rotten the EU is, here is the link to that video I posted a couple of days ago, Brexit: The Movie  that you may not have seen. It’s about an hour long, but worth watching.

Thus we should not be upset that markets are plunging because of the UK Brexit, as the ruling classes throw a tantrum. So what if markets crash now? – that was slated to happen at some point anyway, after years of fiscal abuse, so why not get it over with?

Most of the predictions made before the Brexit vote in The Brexit Vote and the Markets have turned out to be correct, with the dollar and dollar bull ETFs soaring and commodities like oil dropping hard and stock markets plunging. The major exceptions are gold and silver, which is surprising given the huge rise in the dollar and gold’s extreme COT structure. However, it’s early days yet, and if we now see a full blown market crash, the dollar could end up as “the only man left standing”.

We’ll end with a link to an article about Nigel Farage, entitled Farage’s Life’s Work Comes to Fruition. Farage has campaigned for years for this day against tremendous resistance, and has endured an enormous amount of mockery and ridicule. Now he is successful, the establishment have no choice but to take him more seriously. Many think that Trump has more chance of becoming the next US President because of this result – see Brexit is proof that Trump will be the next President.

We will of course be following and responding to market developments going forward. The big question now is whether the sharp drop in the markets can be contained and reversed, or whether this drop marks the start of something much more serious.

Clive Maund

Clive P. Maund’s interest in markets started when, as an aimless youth searching for direction in his mid-20’s, he inherited some money. Unfortunately it was not enough to live a utopian lifestyle as a playboy or retire very young. Therefore on the advice of his brother, he bought a load of British Petroleum stock, which promptly went up 20% in the space of a few weeks. Clive sold them at the top…which really fired his imagination. The prospect of being able to buy securities and sell them later at a higher price, and make money for doing little or no work was most attractive – and so the quest began, especially as he had been further stoked up by watching from the sidelines with a mixture of fascination and envy as fortunes were made in the roaring gold and silver bull market of the late 70’s.

Clive furthered his education in Technical Analysis or charting by ordering various good books from the US and by applying what he learned at work on an everyday basis. He also obtained the UK Society of Technical Analysts’ Diploma.

The years following 2005 saw the boom phase of the Gold and Silver bull market, until they peaked in late 2011. While there is ongoing debate about whether that was the final high, it is not believed to be because of the continuing global debasement of fiat currency. The bear market since 2011 is viewed as being very similar to the 2-year reaction in the mid-70’s, which was preceded by a powerful advance and was followed by a gigantic parabolic price ramp. Moreover, Precious Metals should come back into their own when the various asset bubbles elsewhere burst, which looks set to happen anytime soon.

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