SoftBank has been accumulationing stock. They have been trying to make Sprint profitable. It seems that they will forgo a profit short term in order to build up the customer base.
After the next presidential election takeover and merger rules may ease up giving Sprint a chance to merge or be bought out by a major player. That does not have to be a telco nescessarily. These scenario's may explain SoftBank's further stock purchases and the push to increase the customer base which makes Sprint more desirable.
China and Russia keep accumulating gold. The Middle East situation is flood and volatile. Indirectly Putin is warning Turkey, Saudi Arabia and others that their actions can have consequenses. It is a poorly kept secret that these three nations have been aiding ISIS. By being in Syria Russia has certainly made them nervous.
Gold and silver are trading sideways and could rally substantially. Endeavour Silver is a low cost producer that certainly may rocket up in price.