Silver as an investment

FSN: When Hedge Funds Go Short, Gold Goes Up

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food.

by John Rubino
Dollar Collapse

Bloomberg is reporting on the rising number of hedge funds shorting gold:

Gold Bear Bets Reach Record as Soros Cuts Holdings

Hedge-fund managers are making the biggest ever bet against gold as billionaire George Soros sold holdings last quarter and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. predicted more declines after the longest slump in four years.

The funds and other large speculators held 74,432 so-called short contracts on May 14, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data show. That’s the highest since the data begins in June 2006 and compares with 67,374 a week earlier. The net-long position dropped 20 percent to 39,216 futures and options, the lowest since July 2007.

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