Shares of my mining company investments were up 6-7% for the day.
There were also a couple incredible developments in the precious metals markets:
The CME halted trading last night in the silver market several times amid a flash crash:
The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange defaulted on precious metals contracts and will be settling all existing contracts with cash not bullion. The HKMEx has stopped trading in all commodity contracts and according to their press release "voluntarily surrender the authorisation to provide automated trading services (“ATS”) granted by the Securities and Futures Commission (“the SFC”)."
The HKMEx press release is here:
The press release is commented on here:
And, Sherrie's comments are endorsed by Harvey Organ here: