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Trading machines are running the show

Bullion banks operate the same way grocery stores do with a "just in time delivery" system. There's just enough bread and milk on the shelves for today.

This system works great...until it doesn't.

Ever see a run an a grocery store before a big storm - or after one?

People lose confidence that new deliveries in fact are coming.

Someday - and no one knows when - this is going to happen at the bullion banks and the long manipulated precious metal markets might show dramatically different prices.