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Gold $426 Silver $6.78 Friday 28th January, 11pm Sydney.



G'day all. I reckon you all know what I reckon with gold and silver these days and until I see a break of the recent ranges in both metals, there's not a great deal I can add at 10pm on a Friday night while watching Hewitt/Roddick. So here's some random observations.

  • Gold has to break out of this $420-428 range sooner or later. A fair chance it's tonight.

  • Silver the same with the $6.55-80 and reckon maybe $7.12 is calling, loudly.

  • Some Aussie "Kultcha" for you.

  • Who is the loser in this NHL lockout?

  • A gold bar the size of a cigarette packet would cost about U.S.$75,000

  • I notice that they did watch the film until the end!

  • By volume, 300lbs of silver fits in the beer carton that you'd take to a barbeque!

  • Gene Hackman in Replacements - "Its all about heart"... Down here we call it "ticker".

  • They're a weird mob, the Dutch.

  • Not as weird as us Aussies!

  • The "Iggles" to win the Superbowl by 10, says Lisa... optimism rules down here!

  • The last fatal shark attack in Sydney Harbour was in 1932.

  • The Argyle mine in Western Australia is the world's largest single producer of diamonds. Source of the Argyle PINK diamonds.

  • The Platypus and the Echidna are the only MONOTREMES in the world. (Egg laying mammals).

  • Prof. Zucchi talked slot machines in Vegas yesterday. Australia has about 20% of the world's gambling machines. Not bad for a mob that is only about 0.005% of the world population!

  • My major work in progress after today's releases - AngloAshanti. Watch this space.

  • Can the Chinese make up their minds whether they will or they won't revalue the Yuan. Either way, I wish they'd shut their laughing gear until they make a decision!

  • Social security for whom?

  • Tasmania's now mothballed Mt Lyell gold/copper project produced the majority of the copper that the Allies used in WWI.

  • 6 year old daughter Jacqui lost a tooth tonight at dinner. How bad is inflation when it comes to the "tooth fairy"?!!! Hope she doesn't lose any more this month!

  • Can any female tennis players hit a ball without sounding like they are giving birth?

  • Is there anyone out there making more sense of this market than Prof Reynolds? Not that I've seen, and I've seen plenty.

  • I play in a cricket match on Sunday in memory of a very close high school mate who was killed the day after we finished our final exams. It's the 22nd edition of the the "Bob Harvey Memorial Shield". I may not be able to walk on Monday.

Have a great weekend everyone and maybe we will see the first Aussie male win the Oz Open tennis Championship since 1975. I just wish he'd keep the "come on's " to himself!


Laurie.

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