Weekend Show – Sat 2 Sep, 2017

Gold Breaks Out and Hurricane Harvey Implications

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For what was supposed to be a slow week in the markets we saw something very different. Precious Metals finally broke out and held their gains throughout the week. The US Dollar continues to be weak and base metals again moved higher. We discuss all of these topics as well as the implication of Hurricane Harvey on the economy, markets, and politically.

We hope everyone has a great long weekend and thank you all for tuning into our show!

  • Segment 1: Chris Martenson, Co-Founder of Peak Prosperity looks at the significance of Hurricane Harvey on the US economy and other financial sectors.
  • Segment 2: We get an exclusive update from Novo Resources regarding the future exploration plans in Karratha.
  • Segment 3: Sid Norris shares his insights on the precious metals and base metals moves this week as well as a look at the commercial vs retail positions.
  • Segment 4: Managing Partner at the CPM Group Jeffery Christian provides his thoughts on the precious metals and base metal breakouts.
  • Segment 5: We open KER Politics with Michael Stumo CEO of Coalition for a Prosperous America discussing trade issues.
  • Segment 6: Michael Stumo of The Coalition for a Prosperous America continues to discuss the detrimental nature of world trade to the U.S.
  • Segment 7: Big Al and Doc opine of the effectiveness to date of the Trump Administration.
  • Segment 8: Big Al and Jeff Deist discuss how folks in Houston handled Harvey.

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Chris MartensonQuinton HennighRob HumphrysonJeff ChristianRichard PostmaMichael Stumo
Jeff DeistCory FleckAl Korelin

  1. On September 2, 2017 at 3:24 am,
    CFS says:

    Thanks for the show, guys.
    Hi, Skeeta

    • On September 3, 2017 at 10:50 am,
      Big Al says:

      Keeps me sane, CFS

  2. On September 2, 2017 at 3:45 am,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Newmont cashing in quite a few of their NOVO chips at $1.60CAD a share on a Friday after hours. Sweetheart deal, takeover ploy or what?

    Newmont Canada FN Holdings ULC Disposes of Securities of Novo Resources Corp.

    TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Newmont Canada FN Holdings ULC (“Newmont Canada”) announced that on August 31, 2017 it sold 11,830,268 common shares (“Shares”) in the capital of Novo Resources Corp. (“Novo”) (TSX.V:NVO) representing approximately 9.9% of the total Shares outstanding through a private agreement for proceeds totalling CDN$18,928,428.80 or CDN$1.60 per Share. Newmont Canada’s percentage ownership of Shares reduced from approximately 14.9% (17,760,000 Shares) to approximately 5.0% (5,929,732 Common Shares) as a result of the transaction.

    Newmont Canada has no current intention to acquire any Shares, but may, depending on market and other conditions, acquire beneficial ownership or control of the Shares or other securities of Novo whether through market transactions, private agreements, treasury issuances, exercise of convertible securities or otherwise.


  3. On September 2, 2017 at 4:07 am,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Stockhouse post – RE:There are two very suspicious details about

    My take on this is that this deal was struck in July when the price was similar to the strike price of $1.60. Why else would Newmont give the shares at such a discount. But Newmont is an insider with greater than 10% holding. Why did they not report it? I suspect that for the buyer’s reasons, they did not want this to become public so maybe the deal was a handshake deal in July that was consumated yesterday with signing of the legal papers. At such time, it becomes official and Newmont has to report it.

    But why would Newmont want to divest itself of so many Novo shares when they have access to the bulk sample results. Didn’t someone say that they did their own sample? And didn’t QH work for them at one time so he should have good connections?

    Perhaps Newmont did not want to be an insider going after Artemis considering Novo has a JV with Artemis. I do not know the technicalities of that but it would seem to complicate matters if your JV partner’s insider is doing a hostile takeover of the JV partner! Maybe they could have sold 5% and been under the 10% threshold but whoever they made the deal with wanted more action. The question would be then, why would Newmont allow another big gold company muscle in on Novo? My guess is that the buyer is not another big gold company but something else. And once Newmont swallows Artermis, they will be back buying up Novo shares.

    Purely speculation of course. But it does not make sense unless Newmont is going to make a decision like this based on the one sample they took. And that does not make any sense.

    As someone mentioned, next week might be VERY interesting.

    Read more at http://www.stockhouse.com/companies/bullboard?symbol=v.nvo&postid=26650038#Ic5xubrewB1ZvZZL.99

    • On September 2, 2017 at 7:25 am,
      Dick Tracy says:

      Funny how they did this share switch on Friday of a long weekend. Anything is possible, I repeat anything, except for to say it is a big move that will be wildly speculated on until next week when the fog clears. I hope it works out in the shareholders favor so the whole junior resource market gets a lift. DT

    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:05 am,
      Big Al says:

      Insightful article Jerry. Our country definitely is providing a beneficial environment for a lot of folks who truly wish us harm. I find it the environment created by the political correctness advocates to be counter, in many cases, to the teachings of both the Old Testament and the New Testament.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 5:17 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        Romans 1:28

        • On September 4, 2017 at 11:36 am,
          Big Al says:

          Retaining the knowledge of God is very important. It has certainly saved me!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 1:47 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            read the next line……God gave them over to a reprobate mind…..

  4. On September 2, 2017 at 5:57 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Turnbull invests $100m to secure mining investment, drive discoveries
    SEPTEMBER 2 2017

    “The Turnbull government will commit $100 million to secure private investment in greenfield mineral exploration across the country to drive a new wave of discoveries and restart the flagging mining sector in its west.”

    “WA had been the biggest beneficiary of the once-in-a-century mining boom during the first decade of the 2000s and into the start of this decade, but has become the country’s worst-performing economy as mining investment abated.”

    “Turnbull said the new Junior Mineral Exploration Tax Credit (JMETC) would allow the tax losses in greenfield exploration companies to be distributed as a credit to Australian resident shareholders.”

    “These tax incentives will encourage ‘junior explorers’ to take risks and to have a go at discovering the next large-scale mineral deposit,” Turnbull said.

    “We want to back enterprise. We want to turn around the greenfields minerals exploration expenditure that has declined by almost 70 percent over the past five years.”


  5. On September 2, 2017 at 6:17 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Hurricane Harvey Makes The Case For Nuclear Power
    James Conca , Forbes Contributor – Sept 1, 2017

    “Hurricane Harvey made land fall in Texas this week and the flooding was historic. What is shaping up to be the most costly natural disaster in American history, the storm has left refineries shut down, interrupted wind and solar generation, caused a constant worry about gas explosions, and caused a chain of events that led to explosions and fires at the Arkema chemical plant that is only the beginning.”

    “Over a fifth of the country’s oil production has been shuttered. Natural gas futures hit a 2-year high as did gasoline prices at the pump.”

    “But the Texas nuclear power plants have been running smoothly.”

    “The two nuclear reactors at the South Texas Project plant near Houston were operating at full capacity despite wind gusts that peaked at 130 mph as the Hurricane made landfall. The plant implemented its severe weather protocols as planned and completed hurricane preparations ahead of Category 4 Hurricane Harvey striking the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25th.”

    “That the nuclear plant is just fine seemed to irk anti-nuclear groups who don’t want to see nuclear ever performing well, even if it helps the storm-wracked people of south Texas when other power sources are failing.”

    “Three watchdog groups, the Sustainable Energy & Economic Development coalition (SEED), the South Texas Association for Responsible Energy and Beyond Nuclear recklessly urged politicians, the owners, and regulators to shut down the plant because of Harvey, even if it hurt residents, emergency workers and hospitals who desperately need that power.”

    “But the regulators and the State would have none of that nonsense, understanding that these groups just peddle fear. The reactors provide 2,700 MW of power to 2,000,000 customers in the area.”

    “U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff are at the plant, constantly assessing the situation and safety aspects. ‘The South Texas Project reactors have been operating safely throughout Harvey and continue to do so,’ NRC spokesman Scott Burnell said. The reactors can be shut down quickly if something develops, but that’s not expected to be necessary.”

    “No other industry was as prepared….”


    • On September 2, 2017 at 4:59 pm,
      Mike says:

      Thanks for sharing this, Excelsior.

      I have been waiting for quite a while now for uranium to pick up and I am encouraged to see any hint that it may be underway anytime soon (John Kaiser made some comments about some of the junior minors and suggested that interest in this area may not pick up until the price of uranium reaches $40/lb or more … check out this interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=gEqKMASP-cs).

      It all apparently hinges on Japan restarting their reactors, as I’m sure you are well aware, which some say may take a few years yet. Hopefully, it won’t take that long, as I have already been way too early in this area.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 11:06 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Thanks Mike. Yes, after such a downward slog since 2011 there are few sectors as beat up and where sentiment is as trashed as with Nuclear power and the Uranium market. Uranium mining, spot pricing, and longer term off-take contracts are a much more opaque market than investors may be used to with commodities like Oil, or Gold, or Copper, and the supply/demand process is much more complex to get a handle on that than how much Zinc or Nickel will be needed or used this year or next.

        As for the catalysts needed for a recovery in the space it is not a simple solution, like just turning the reactors on in Japan, that is so often parroted by pundits or analysts.

        Most people are inherently lazy when analyzing a commodity or sector and love to just pack things up into throw-away line or thesis and be done with it. We read or hear things like this all the time. “Gold will go up if the dollar goes down,” or “if Trump get his infrastructure budget approved, then Copper will go up,” etc….. As we know, life and investing is not that simple.

        There are dozens of drivers for Gold from how it plays off other currencies (like the Dollar, but also the Yen (or specifically Dollar/Yen ratio), but the Euro and Loonie play their parts), along with the real rates and 10 year and longer term 20+ year treasuries, along with the inverse action in gold versus the general stock indexes, along with fear/volatility indexes from geo-political friction, and then often it is the technical price action that is in the drivers seat using the Gold futures contracts.

        Here’s the point, there is no SINGLE driver of any commodity because of how interconnected currencies, industry, politics, bonds, equities, ETFs, Futures, etc… is. There are too many moving parts to simply things down to just 1 sole driver like that.

        Anyone that say, “All you need to know is XXXX for gold price movement” is using a “one-size fits all” filter to view the markets and they will be continually wrong-footed and confused when gold moves in a completely different way than they were expecting off some fundamental piece of news. That is why for longer term trends, price action, and using technical analysis smooths out all the noise of all the various news and data points tugging at investors minds.

        People say that Uranium needs is a Japanese restart, in the same way as they boil all Gold investing down to, well all we need is the 10 year note to do blank…… they are looking for an easy explanation and a simple solution. That’s just not how the markets work.

        I was heavily invested in the Uranium space in 2010 & 2011 at it was already showing weakness and pulling back in 2011 like many of the markets, and Uranium would have likely continued to pull back without the Fukushima even, alothough it would NOT have been nearly so extreme or prolonged.

        The major pullback in all metals, oil, soft commodities, and the whole resources sector really accelerated in mid 2011 and bottomed in 2016. This just happened to coincide with the Fukushima event, which absolutely was a MAJOR catalyst in the space, without a doubt; but now it is the sole blame for everything in the GLOBAL sector, and everyone likes to simplify their analysis down to….”Well, once Japan restarts their reactors…….”

        What would happen if Japan turned on all it’s reactors tomorrow? (obviously, it would definitely help sentiment, but it is not the only driver by a long shot). The real driver of spot pricing will be when the longer term price targets get raised, and thus affect shorter term spot buying in the markets. Spot purchases are actually a very small part of the overall market anyway (like 15-20% of purchases are at spot). The real value driver of 80% of transactions is the longer term off-take contracts that the utility companies set up with the Uranium miners or enriching plants. THAT is what needs to change to move the dial in the Uranium space.

        So yes, Japan starting to turn on reactors (they’ve turned back on 5-6 so far) are going to help, but they still have around 30 off-line. Some of those are likely not coming back on-line, but people get Japanese tunnel-vision, and forget that China is still building out 60 more reactors (and dwarfs anythings Japan uses). In addition many other countries like India, UAE, Turkey, Russia, and the USA are still building more reactors and have more planned over the next 5 years. There are many more new reactors going up to absorb any demand that Japan used to fill, so the Japan rationale is limited and lazy research.

        The other 2 big head-winds for the Uranium markets over the last few years have been:

        1) the US Dept of Energy dumping huge (and technically illegal) quantities of Uranium & some Plutonium into the spot markets way above what is allowed to be sold under long standing agreements. There are strict guidelines from the DOE of exactly how much supply from dismantled war heads and private nuclear plants or subs can be dismantled and sold back into the spot markets, but the Obama administration completely ignored those and just dumped a ton into the spot markets for years anyway. The Obama team didn’t think at all about the implication of selling this to Utility companies and how that would impact Uranium miners globally (since the US is THE LARGEST Uranium consumer on the planet). It also allowed the Utility companies to forego starting new longer-term off-take agreements, and crushed prices further.

        2) Because of the continued low price environment, it allowed another monster to grow much more than in an upward trending priced Uranium market…….. the Underfeeding market from Russian and ex-russia countries. When prices are high, the refiners and processor work like crazy to get the Uranium out of the centrifuges and keep producing more Nuclear fuel. However, with prices low and miners not sending in massive amounts to process, then they keep “wringing the sponge” so to speak or “squeezing the orange” to kee throwing off way more Uranium into the markets from their centrifuges. This takes supply that would not normally be released, but allows the processors to stay in business and make a profit while the prices are low, because miners can’t compete with them.

        ** Bottom line, we need longer term off-take agreements to rise to $50-$60 for the hard rock miners to be viable, and about $30-$40 for the Insitu miners to be viable.

        > Many companies like Energy Fuels, Cameco, Ur-Energy, and Peninsula Energy do have these longer term off-take agreements in the mid $40s – mid $50s, and that is the only way they’ve been able to keep production going. Those contracts expire over the next 2-3 years, and at point nobody will be able to continue producing.

        Cameco lost their largest one due to the TEPCO issue with Japan, so that is definitely Fukushima related, but the Energy Fuel and Ur-Energy contracts are mostly with US Utility companies and not tethered to Japan.

        The other real change in the energy sector is the way the zero-emission Renewable sources like Solar & Wind and some Hydro are subsidized like crazy by the government to keep their costs so low. If they took away those subsidies, many renewable sources would not be able to compete with Coal, Oil, Nat Gas, and Nuclear. There are indirect energy subsidies to Oil/Gas cronyism though their back door tax loopholes, tax credits, (not to mention the huge discount Oil being priced in US Dollars = the PetroDollar) provides as buffer to Oil/Gas and the Automotive sectors. Nuclear doesn’t get those same subsidies or tax breaks and thus it is having a harder time competing. However, if you strip away all that government interference in the free market system, then the obvious zero-carbon energy source that can provide 24/7 base load power even if it isn’t sunny or windy, and as the article above mentions, even in the face of hurricane, is NUCLEAR Power.

        Until all these dynamics are taken into account, then the real value nuclear energy can provide globally is being held back, and it is a far more complex and inter-mingled challenge than just restarting the Japanese reactors.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 2:42 pm,
          Mike says:


          It was quite generous for you to reply at length and share this information regarding uranium, much of which I was not fully aware of.

          I am hopeful that in time (should I have enough remaining), with information such as you have shared, I may become a better speculator (if not investor) and I am very appreciative of your views (along with those in another area of particular interest, i.e., silver miners).

          All the best and many thanks!


          • On September 3, 2017 at 7:04 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Thanks for the kind words Mike, and I have fun ranting about resource stocks (haha!)

            I appreciate your views as well, and felt like you raised an important issue in what has caused the Uranium sector to be under so much pressure and what it will take to improve pricing and sentiment.

            For now, here’s a bit of good news:


            Uranium Prices: Japan Makes Further Progress With Nuclear Restarts
            By Leia Toovey -August 28, 2017

            “The outlook for uranium prices is getting even better, with Japan’s nuclear regulator last Friday approving the construction plans for three nuclear reactors, Ohi units 3 and 4 and Genkai unit 3.”

            “Now, two of the three applications required for the restart process has been completed. After the third step is done, the reactors will be allowed to restart.”


    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:10 am,
      Big Al says:


      I have to wonder just how long it will take for common sense to return to America. I AM NOT SURPRISED THAT IT STARTED IN TEXAS.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 12:06 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        Good question Big Al. I’m not surprised it started in TX either.

        I think the point was that most radical environmentalists sell “Fear” as their commodity and wanted to shut down the 2 nuclear power plants near TX, and are miffed that the real risk was with Oil/Gas, Chemical plants, and most importantly the fragile nature of Wind Farms and Solar Installations from a storm like this.

        The only ones standing were the Nuclear Plants, and this paints a stark counter balance to their narrative of Fukushima weakness in the storm. Nuclear plants are all insulated from large storms and even tornadoes, and people forget that during the Earthquake in Japan the reactors were all fine, and it was the stupid human design in Fukushima by Tepco of having their backup generators in the basement (below sea level) when the Tsunami came in that created the issue, along with them keeping their spent fuel rods in the attic so to speak. Had they used common sense and had the generators above sea level and had they removed and stored the fuel rods in a different way, then they would never had been in that situation. Regardless, I doubt any Nuclear plant anywhere in the global fleet will ever make those mistakes again.

        The point is that Nuclear Power kills less people and is actually one of the safest forms of Base Load power for humanity, but it has a terrible PR problem, where the press encourages lunatic environmental groups and extremist to pump out fake news and fear about nuclear power every day, until the mindless masses start to believe it as truth.

        I thought it was worthwhile to highlight a positive for Nuclear Power in TX during their Hurricane as the norm, and not the exception like Fukushima was.

        I pray for sanity and common sense to return, but have low expectations, since it has rarely existed throughout human history. Still my glass is half full, not empty that we’ll find innovative solutions for the human family.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 9:13 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Colombian First Nations protest against Coal mine
          Valentina Ruiz Leotaud | 2 days ago


        • On September 4, 2017 at 5:30 am,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          Wonder if they will want to take down any Sam Houston monuments………

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:33 am,
            Big Al says:

            Definitely not in Texas, Jerry!

    • On September 3, 2017 at 7:56 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      It’s also interesting to note that while record rains are slamming into Texas, that lack of rain in California is causing pretty intense wildfires.

      Wildfires surge amid scorching heat across US West

      Associated Press – September 3, 2017 -Christopher Weber & Ellen Knickmeyer


      • On September 4, 2017 at 11:40 am,
        Big Al says:

        Is perhaps someone talking to California. Naw, crazy thoughts. Well, I have been called “crazy” many times before!

  6. On September 2, 2017 at 6:23 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    The time for Win Win…..is over……..that win win thought would be fine , if you were dealing with fair people…….and you are not dealing with people that want fairness.
    I agree with Doc……..

    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:24 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      I agree with Doc 100%

      • On September 3, 2017 at 11:29 am,
        Big Al says:

        Of course, I also agree with Doc and you

  7. On September 2, 2017 at 6:25 am,
    Excelsior says:

    For those investors that have missed the EPIC run in (GTT) GT Gold recently, this article should get them up to speed.

    I’m surprised at how the interest in GTT has dominated other sites for the last month or so, along with (GGI) Garibaldi, but there hasn’t been much discussion around these stocks here, other than a few passing comments a few of us have made.

    Regardless this kind of very positive response to exploration companies hitting on the drilling results is PRECISELY the kind of action this sector needs to bring in new investors and get the discovery cycle kick-started. It’s good for the whole sector.


    GT Gold surges on greenfield discovery
    Matthew Keevil July 27, 2017 VOLUME 103 NUMBER 16 AUGUST 7 – 20, 2017


    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:30 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Here’s the scoop on (GGI) Garibaldi for those that have not been following this discovery story lately…..


      The Nickel Mountain “Magma Highway”
      September 1, 2017 – BullMarketRun

      “The first Nickel-Copper-rich deposit in the heart of the Eskay Camp is one big step closer this morning with Garibaldi Resources (GGI, TSX-V) reporting that it has intersected two long intervals of disseminated Nickel-Copper sulphide mineralization totaling 176 m in the company’s first drill hole at Nickel Mountain. Heavy disseminated and net-textured sulphides were also intersected, and a borehole downhole survey is expected to guide the next drill holes toward the interpreted massive sulphide body.”

      “GGI is also immediately expanding the Nickel Mountain program which almost certainly means a 2nd drill rig is on the way.”

      > Additional highlights of the first drill hole:

      “EL-17-01 entered mineralized gabbro beginning at a depth of 51 m with disseminated sulphides continuing to 169.5 m. A second section of disseminated sulphides started at a depth of 274.5 meters and continued to 332 m. Meter-scale intervals of up to 30% sulphides at the base of the intercept occur as heavy disseminations, net-textures and gash veins;”

      “EL-17–01 remained in the E&L Intrusive Complex (ELIC) from the collar to the end of the hole at a depth of 441 m;”

      “Core is being processed and assays will be reported as soon as possible (true widths of intercepts in first hole are unknown at this time).”

      “Some impressive core photos have just been released by GGI such as the one below (pyrrhotite-pentlandite-chalcopyrite in heavy disseminated sulphides). Keep in mind that given the world class tenor of the sulphide at the E&L, as reported by GGI earlier, grades in disseminated sulphides can be very high.”


      • On September 2, 2017 at 6:39 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Alacran could be tip of the iceberg, Cordoba says (CDB) (CDBMF)
        TRISH SAYWELL AUGUST 30, 2017

        “Since January, when Cordoba Minerals (TSXV: CDB; US-OTC: CDBMF) completed the first resource estimate on its Alacran deposit in Colombia based on 22 drill holes, the company has drilled another 45 holes, and in mid-August, unveiled a new 3,000-metre drill program to test high-priority targets to the south, northeast and down dip.”

        “We’re pretty confident that Alacran is going to get bigger than the 54 million tonnes previously reported,” says president and CEO Mario Stifano, referring to the inferred resource of 53.5 million tonnes grading 0.70% copper and 0.37 gram gold per tonne, or 0.95% copper equivalent.”

        “We’re well on our way to having a sizeable resource here,” he adds. “We think we will be able to demonstrate that we have a really economic ore body at Alacran. It’s exciting because the mineralization starts right from surface — so you have no pre-strip — and you’ve got great grades.”


      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:18 am,
        brian says:

        Even at current levels, I ma seriously thinking about starting a position in GGI – I never thought I would own a nickel stock, but the potential here is truly amazing for this Canada-based resource. There are also opportunities in cobalt and graphite in Canada.

        I just try to own some of them …

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:45 am,
          Excelsior says:

          I’m still looking over some of the cobalt and nickel/pgm deposits in Canada or owned by Canadian or Aussie mining companies in other parts of the world outside of Africa.

          The companies that find economic resources of Cobalt outside of the DRC or Platinum/Palladium outside of South Africa or Zimbabwe will really get on many investors and manufacturers radar screens.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 8:13 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Herd Behaviour (explained in a minute) #VIDEO

      Sanlam Investments – May 13, 2016

      “Herd Behaviour is the tendency for individuals to copy the actions of a larger group. Individually, however, most people would not necessarily make the same choice.”


      • On September 3, 2017 at 1:52 pm,
        Big Al says:

        I will post a Daily Editorial this week dealing with “herd behavior: from the standpoint of a successful clinical psychologist.

        Thanks for the idea.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 3:41 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Yes, it definitely helps explain why manias form, where the desire to belong or the fear of missing out or being left behind may stem from a deeper fundamental need or desire in an investors psyche.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 9:16 am,
      brian says:

      Thanks for posting GTT information. I own shares (zero cost average) and follow closely on CEO.CA.

      I agree, the success of GTT (not in share price, so much, but in actual find) and GGI should eventually ignite interest in the GT area and throughout Canada. This is one of the reasons I have recently re-balanced my PF to have predominantly Canada-located explorers and developers (Gold, Silver).

      With respect to the lack of posts on KER? Personally, I just read CEO.CA comments within the companies I am following.

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:42 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Brian – Good thoughts on GTT and GGI. Yes, you may be onto something with the Canadian focus on the Gold/Silver explorers and developers. Canadian companies do get a premium for sure. I just love some of the unloved areas like Mexico, Australia, Latin America, West Africa, and even will consider really risky jurisdictions like Serbia, Turkey, China or Russia if the asset and team seem like they can pull it off. (I’ll admit to taking some risks that didn’t pan out though…).

    • On September 2, 2017 at 1:22 pm,
      brian says:

      The GTT drill holes have SUBSTANTIAL silver, but I have not read ONE thing about this … perhaps GTT needs to start reporting in Au-Equivalents.

      I mean, really, entire silver mines have been built, economically, based on 100 g/t silver (3 Oz/t)

      BEST EXAMPLES from recent GTT drill cores:
      6.57 g/t Au & 121.31 g/t Ag
      51.53 g/t Au and 117.38 g/t Ag
      18.29 g/t Au & 49.24 g/t Ag
      10.26 g/t Au and 46.07 g/t Ag

      • On September 2, 2017 at 1:36 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        Brian – haha – nice. Those are good supporting silver grades for sure, but for the gold grades anything above 1-2 is good for open pit, and anything above 3-4+ may be good for underground, so 6, 10, 18, or 51 g/t are solid hits. Those are the headline hits, but now they need to show what the average grades will be across the property, but those are very encouraging Gold grades and nice Silver kickers as a co-product.

        I think they are right to kee

        • On September 2, 2017 at 1:40 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Well, that was supposed to say they are “right to keep the focus on the gold”….

          As for some great silver grades how about these:

          Aug 21, 2017


        • On September 2, 2017 at 1:44 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          $EXN $EXLLF Excellon Drills 2,318 G/T Silver Equivalent Over 6.76 Metres At Platosa
          Toronto, Ontario – July 26, 2017 – #mbgtrends

          highest Grade Silver Producer in Mexico strikes again #Zinc #Lead #Drillplays

          • 886 g/t Ag, 8.8% Pb and 20.5% Zn or 2,318 g/t Ag equivalent (“AgEq”) over 6.76 metres in EX17UG323;

          • 2,965 g/t Ag, 16.4% Pb and 0.9% Zn or 3,702 g/t AgEq over 1.45 metres and 1,171 g/t Ag, 9.3% Pb and 2.9% Zn or 1,713 g/t AgEq over 1.06 metres in EX17UG324;

          • 1,600 g/t Ag, 6.4% Pb and 8.7% Zn or 2,319 g/t AgEq over 3.70 metres in EX17UG325;

          • 3,574 g/t Ag, 28.2% Pb and 18.7% Zn or 5,727 g/t AgEq over 1.27 metres in EX14UG200; and

          • 1,238 g/t Ag, 5.3% Pb and 2.9% Zn or 1,611 g/t AgEq over 2.10 metres in PH17-27;


        • On September 2, 2017 at 1:51 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Alexco Confirms, Expands High Grade Silver Zone at Bermingham Deposit; Drilling Continues
          September 13, 2016

          Drilling has confirmed and expanded the Bermingham high grade zone, including a recent intercept of 7.5 meters true width of 2,715 grams per tonne (“g/t”) (87.3 ounces per tonne (“oz/t”)) silver; (including 2.4 meters of 6,391 g/t (205.5 oz/t) silver) from hole K-16-0608, drilled approximately 100m down plunge from the deepest intercept reported in 2015.”

          “Overall, all other composite intercepts in the high grade Bear Zone now range between 504 g/t to 7,462 g/t silver over composited true thicknesses ranging from 1.3m to 6.4m.”


          • On September 2, 2017 at 1:55 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Alexco’s results haven’t gotten near enough attention by the broader investor base in precious metals yet:

            2.4 meters of 6,391 g/t Silver is a narrow intercept but insanely high grade

            7.5 meters true width of 2,715 g/t Silver is a much wider intercept and a great hit

            Just the range they have in this particular zone is quite impressive:

            “between 504 g/t to 7,462 g/t silver over composited true thicknesses ranging from 1.3m to 6.4m.”

          • On September 2, 2017 at 1:57 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Alexco Expands Bermingham Silver Deposit, Initial Tests Confirm Excellent Metallurgical Performance
            December 8, 2016

            “Numerous significant silver-rich intercepts have been received in the latest batch of Bermingham results including true width intercepts ranging from 7.16 meters (“m”) grading 4,375 grams per tonne (“g/t”) (140.7 ounces per ton (“oz/t”)) silver,

            and 3.98 meters grading 6,477 g/t (208.2 oz/t) silver in the extensively mineralized Bear Vein,

            to an initial intercept grading 1,676 g/t (53.9 oz/t) silver over a true width of 0.51 meters in the newly identified and contiguous West Dipping Vein. ”


          • On September 2, 2017 at 2:48 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Speaking of the Yukon…..


            New road access improvements to help grow Yukon’s natural resources sector
            September 2, 2017

            “The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Yukon, Sandy Silver, today announced over $360 million in combined federal and territorial funding to improve road access in two mineral-rich areas: the Dawson Range in central Yukon and the Nahanni Range Road in southeastern Yukon.”

            “In total, the Yukon Resource Gateway Project will help upgrade over 650 kilometres of road and build or replace numerous bridges, culverts, and stream crossings. Better road access will help Canadians and local businesses take greater advantage of the economic potential of Yukon’s natural resources, and set the stage for the long-term development of the territory’s growing mining sector.”


    • On September 3, 2017 at 1:49 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Thanks Excelsior

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:43 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        Glad to share ideas Big Al. The real thanks is to you and and Cory for always putting out great shows, and bringing to our attention interesting guest insights and companies to follow. Have a great holiday weekend.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 5:06 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          BIG Ditto on that one……….many years of thanks………….OOTB

        • On September 3, 2017 at 5:36 pm,
          Big Al says:

          And you also have a great weekend, Excelsior!

    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:31 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Got ya by 2 minutes Markedtofuture 🙂

      • On September 2, 2017 at 6:32 am,
        Excelsior says:

        ^^ see above ^^

        • On September 2, 2017 at 7:33 am,
          Excelsior says:

          Just yanking your chain man – I enjoy your posts. Keep em’ coming !

      • On September 2, 2017 at 11:20 am,
        Markedtofuture says:

        Ex…what’s 2 minutes…the article was good enough to be posted twice.

        • On September 2, 2017 at 1:40 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          +2 🙂

  8. On September 2, 2017 at 6:33 am,
    Ann says:

    Ex. Matthew.. Have you guys been following, and any opinions on any of the exp. stocks (ABN,CXO,ESK,GGI,MTS) and what’s unfolding up there in Northwest BC.. “The Golden Triangle ” Thanks!!!!

    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:36 am,
      Ann says:

      Lol, yes I guess you have, didn’t see your above post.. as I was typing

      • On September 2, 2017 at 6:49 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Haha! It happens Ann. Yes the Golden Triangle plays are heading up.

        CXO has been another one with lots of interest building, and while it didn’t deliver on expectations as much last year, investors are very enthusiastic for this years campaign.

        I don’t follow ABN as closely, but see it being discussed quite a bit.

        $TUD $TUO $AMK are a #PowerTrio where they are co-mingled in a number of JV exploration projects all over the Golden Triangle, (near Pretium and Seabridge properties)

        (DV) Dolly Varden has been putting out killer drill results lately in the Golden Triangle and that has given their shares a boost. As a shareholder…. I’m all smiles; and they may have a few assays still pending and just financed so they can do more drilling.

        (BBB) Brixton is going to be doing some Gold/Silver drilling in the #GoldenTriangle at their Thorn property in the near future. Brixton also knocked it out of the park with more soil samples at their Silver/Cobalt camp in Langis (in Ontario), and they just picked up 2 new properties they’ll be exploring.

        The contributor over at ceo.ca, Vince aka “Stateside”, is very up to speed on Jr mining news and produces the Stateside Report every week or 2, had this to say yesterday:

        @stateside – “Next Golden Triangle results should be the hated $DEC – $MTB jv at Red Cliff. Trading says first set of drill results on Tuesday. They are overdue.”

        Those are Decade Resources and Mountain Boy that have super fans and super trolls on both sides of the fence. Once the drill results come back they will be the “Truth Machine” as far as if they are onto something.

        As for ESK – Stateside had a nice section on them in his last podcast that would be worth listening to. He covers ABN and CXO as well:


        @stateside New Stateside Report podcast – August 7, 2017 –


        In this holiday edition of the Stateside Report podcast we take a quick look back at the week in gold, silver, the base metals and the stocks. We highlight two Aussie companies that investors should be watching (Artemis Resources $ARV.AX and Impact Minerals $IPT.AX and then talk about the press releases from the following companies: Nexgen Energy $NXE Beaufield Resources $BFD Novo Resources $NVO Silver Standard Resources $SSO Decade Resources $DEC Aurion Resources $AU Pure Gold Mining $PGM Maya Gold & Silver $MYA Eskay Mining $ESK Aben Resources $ABN Victoria Gold $VIT Colorado Resources $CXO and Junex $JNX We talk gold, silver, lead, zinc, copper, uranium, oil and gas.

        • On September 2, 2017 at 6:52 am,
          Excelsior says:

          MTS I have not really followed, but see people discussing it all the time over at ceo.ca, but here is a link to their room over there, and if you scan up through the old comments, then you’ll pick up all kinds of nuances.


        • On September 2, 2017 at 6:55 am,
          Excelsior says:

          P.S. – on the Stateside Report posted up above you’ll want to scan down to the Aug 7th show, as I forgot he had put one out last weekend on the 27th as well.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:11 am,
            Excelsior says:

            Here’s Stateside’s new podcast with continued coverage of some of those companies:

            Stateside Report Podcast – September 4, 2017:

            ” In this episode of the Stateside Report podcast we take a look back at the week in gold, silver, the base metals and the stocks, we talk about news from our podcast sponsor Genesis Metals, we give our weekly update on the possible gold discovery of the century and we discuss the following companies: Genesis Metals $GIS Alexandria Minerals $AZX Novo Resources $NVO GT Gold $GTT Miramont Resources $MONT Atac Resoiurces $ATC Dolly Varden Silver $DV Melkior Resources $MKR Euro Sun Mining $ESM Strongbow Exploration $SBW Ascot Resources $AOT Antler Gold $ANTL Sojourn Exploration $SOJ Klondike Gold $KG Garibaldi Resources $GGI – We talk gold, silver, nickel, copper, lead, zinc and uranium. ”


        • On September 2, 2017 at 7:02 am,
          Ann says:

          Wow!! Thank you for the links !! I get tidbits on the area from my husband who’s been with BMR for about 5 years now.. I trust your opinions… more than I trust his!! LOL. Thank you

          • On September 2, 2017 at 7:12 am,
            Excelsior says:

            Ha! He can’t be a prophet in his own backyard 🙂 (only kidding) Thanks Ann!

            I am no expert on any of these companies by any stretch, but I’m interested in area plays, and the Golden Triangle is a big one to follow.

            Vince – @Stateside is all over the news in the Golden Triangle, so I like listening to his thoughts on the news releases.

            Really, if I have a company I want to check on, I just use ceo.ca because you can search for any ticker and see what investors are discussing, get all the news on the company, related sector info, and often people will contrast one company against another.

            There are also a number of geologists, engineers, company officers, etc… that provide info as specialists that you just can’t get anywhere else.

            If you find out anything interesting on these exploration plays in the area, please don’t keep it a secret!!

          • On September 2, 2017 at 7:26 am,
            Excelsior says:

            For example: Here’s the CXO room:


          • On September 2, 2017 at 7:30 am,
            Excelsior says:

            This strategic investment from Goldcorp at 19.9% is helping Colorado Resources out and underpin their thesis, and they just did this capital raise to get more activity going:

            (CXO) Colorado Closes Strategic Investment by Goldcorp to Fund Additional Exploration
            @marketwired on August 31, 2017


    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:37 am,
      Ann says:

      Lol, yes I guess you have, didn’t see your above post.. as I was asking the question

      • On September 2, 2017 at 6:53 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Ann – those are some great exploration stocks you are following there.

        Wishing you all the best in your investments!

        • On September 2, 2017 at 10:16 am,
          Excelsior says:

          Metallis Drills Into Mineralized Monzonite, Ramps Up Exploration Program
          @nasdaq on September 1, 2017


        • On September 2, 2017 at 1:05 pm,
          Wolfster says:

          Is Auryn not also coming out with results this week from homestake property???

          • On September 3, 2017 at 3:51 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            That’s another drill program with news pending. September is going to be DRILL CRAZY !

        • On September 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          ** Here is a Video by @Jayfire (Financial Independence Fighter) where he gets into (GGI) Garibaldi at the 26 minute mark:


          FI Fighter – Alpha vs. Beta Mining Stocks (September 1, 2017)

          Topics of discussion for the week ending in September 1, 2017:

          Alpha vs. Beta Mining stocks. Pure Gold Mining, Marathon Gold, GoldQuest Mining, Teranga Gold, Osprey Gold, Orefinders Resources, Fjordland Exploration, Garibaldi Resources.


    • On September 2, 2017 at 8:08 am,
      Excelsior says:

      New High Grade Gold Silver Discovery Confirmed.

      John Kaiser – September 1, 2017


    • On September 2, 2017 at 9:26 am,
      brian says:


      I will leave it Ex / Matthew to provide expert opinions, but I will say I own the following in the Golden Triangle: GTT, ABN, DV (maybe inlcude BBB, as they have 1/4 properties in GT). I only hold about 12-14 companies at one time, so I have to pick carefully. I tend to look for the higher grade resources that could be economical; and I invest strictly in Canada/US for ethical/environmental/safety/community reasons.

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:50 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Good picks Brian, and I’m no expert (haha!). It is always good hearing which companies you are following sir. You are a damn good stock picker and almost every company you have discussed in the past has been a quality company that many have overlooked. Cheers mate!

      • On September 2, 2017 at 2:15 pm,
        Ann says:

        Thanks Brian.. much appreciated!!

    • On September 3, 2017 at 8:26 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      Here’s an interesting program from a Mining company – Free Swimming lessons for the surrounding community. Fun times!

      Anaconda Presents $10,000 for Free Swim Program
      CNW Group – August 29, 2017

      “Anaconda Mining Inc. – (ANX.TO) was pleased to present a cheque for $10,000 in the second of a five-year $50,000 commitment to the Baie Verte regional swim program. The commitment was prompted by the overwhelming success of an initiative started in 2015 to provide youth in the region with free swimming lessons.”


  9. On September 2, 2017 at 6:45 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    A lot of American are going to be SHORT……..on retirement…..PONZI
    check the returns necessary the plan to work out………not going to happen

    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm,
      Big Al says:


      If you don’t think that a lot of Americans are already short, just observe the ages of folks working in Wal Mart and similar environments. Also look at the same thing in fast food restaurants.

  10. On September 2, 2017 at 7:21 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Silver Miners’ Q2’17 Fundamentals
    Adam Hamilton – Sep 1, 2017 #Contrarians #WingNuts

    “The silver miners’ stocks have largely languished this year, grinding sideways near lows for months on end. This vexing consolidation has fueled near-universal bearishness, leaving silver stocks deeply out of favor. But once a quarter when earnings season arrives, hard fundamentals pierce the obscuring veil of popular sentiment. The silver miners’ recently-reported Q2’17 results reveal today’s silver prices remain profitable….”


  11. On September 2, 2017 at 7:35 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Multiple Events Contribute to a New Record Yearly High in Gold

    Gary Wagner – September 1, 2017 – #VIDEO #TechnicalAnalysis #Charts #Gold #Silver


  12. On September 2, 2017 at 8:03 am,
    Excelsior says:

    China sees new world order with Oil benchmark backed by Gold
    Yuan-denominated contract will let exporters circumvent US Dollar

    Damon Evans – September 1, 2017


    • On September 3, 2017 at 7:18 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      ^^ * this seems like a pretty big deal if China is serious about this. ^^

  13. On September 2, 2017 at 8:25 am,
    CFS says:

    On Friday, Markedtofuture posted…..

    On September 1, 2017 at 4:38 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:
    Newmont Canada FN Holdings ULC Disposes of Securities of Novo Resources Corp.
    TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Newmont Canada FN Holdings ULC (“Newmont Canada”) announced that on August 31, 2017 it sold 11,830,268 common shares (“Shares”) in the capital of Novo Resources Corp. (“Novo”) (TSX.V:NVO) representing approximately 9.9% of the total Shares outstanding through a private agreement for proceeds totalling CDN$18,928,428.80 or CDN$1.60 per Share. Newmont Canada’s percentage ownership of Shares reduced from approximately 14.9% (17,760,000 Shares) to approximately 5.0% (5,929,732 Common Shares) as a result of the transaction.
    Newmont Canada has no current intention to acquire any Shares, but may, depending on market and other conditions, acquire beneficial ownership or control of the Shares or other securities of Novo whether through market transactions, private agreements, treasury issuances, exercise of convertible securities or otherwise.

    So digging away (Pun intended)

    COO Thomas Ronald Palmer sold 1,250 shares of Newmont’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.80, for a total value of $39,750.00. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 91,862 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,921,211.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
    EVP E Randall Engel sold 5,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.00, for a total transaction of $199,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owned 256,800 shares in the company, valued at $8,988,000.
    Insiders sold a total of 22,907 shares of company stock worth $803,461 over the last three months. 0.32% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

    Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Creative Planning raised its position in Newmont Mining Corporation by 6.8% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 7,163 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $236,000 after buying an additional 453 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its position in Newmont Mining Corporation by 17.0% in the first quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 275,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $9,064,000 after buying an additional 40,000 shares during the last quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp raised its position in Newmont Mining Corporation by 151.2% in the first quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 86,402 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,848,000 after buying an additional 52,006 shares during the last quarter. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new position in Newmont Mining Corporation during the first quarter worth about $406,000. Finally, Oxbow Advisors LLC raised its position in Newmont Mining Corporation by 61.7% in the first quarter. Oxbow Advisors LLC now owns 50,871 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,677,000 after buying an additional 19,410 shares during the last quarter. 81.07% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors. Nothing else turned up re. strange activity in Novo.

    As Alice once said….. Curiouser and curiouser.

  14. On September 2, 2017 at 9:02 am,
    JohnM says:

    Al, my apologies about being long winded.

    For good or bad, Trump is the face or is becoming the face of the American domestic, economic and foreign policy. Wherever you argue about this, he is coming to be seen as bearing responsibility for it. I personally disagree with good portions of the previous two sentences. He’s just one person with a lot of feelings about things which weren’t backed up by a lot of intellectual analysis. The situation (economically, foreign policy wise, etc. and may I add spiritually in a way) has been metastasizing for decades. A TV show that is a metaphor for where America is is “Breaking Bad”. Small bad decisions made for whatever reason compounded by more and worse bad decisions over time without a reset will result in disaster. The result is a disaster not only for America but also for innocent (and some not so innocent) bystanders.

    There is a Sh*tstorm coming. It was coming one way or another. Trump isn’t the cause. Trump (and enough Americans to elect him) could feel it coming and desperately wanted to change it’s course. Hillary likely saw it coming as well but wanted to make sure the blame would fall on Russia, China or whoever. Whatever happened to the phrase “The buck stops here and it’s not for directions”?

    Somebody screwed up and Hillary lost. Some people say this was a plan but I figure arrogance by the deep state is more likely. But the deep state is adept at being opportunistic. They were handed a lemon and they decided to make lemonade. It was and is up to Trump to avoid this. His feeling and beliefs without tough stubbornness to back them up won’t cut it. Trump’s (and the people who voted for him for whatever reason) wish to effect the needed changes is being met by the plan to “just blame everything on somebody else” from Hillary’s/deep state’s play book. And now even Trump is seeing the the escape hatch of that play book.

    A little here, a little there is not going to be enough in my opinion. Trump’s ideas (some uninformed, some half baked, some good) aren’t likely to be fully implemented. But when the storm hits, he and his policies, whether implemented or not, will receive blame. Enough Americans will say enough of this sh*t and veer to the other side. Bernie or his inheritor will get his chance to screw things up as well. And the deep state will continue to mess things up on top of everything. The rich will get richer, the poor will get poorer, the elites/congress/senate will continue to refuse to face the problems.

    The rest of the world looks on in disbelief at America’s mind blowing midlife crisis. They hope some idiot in America doesn’t cause World War III.

    The evolution of the the “Trump” effect can be summed up in the following.
    Seven Phases of a Project

    1. Wild Enthusiasm
    2. Illusion of Progress
    3. Panic
    4. Disillusionment
    5. Search for the guilty
    6. Punishment of the innocent
    7. Praise and reward for the non-participants

    • On September 2, 2017 at 11:39 am,
      Markedtofuture says:

      Dem Rep Admits Trump Derangement Syndrome — I Would Oppose Mother’s Day If Trump Endorsed It

      This week in an interview with the Los Angeles Times editorial board, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), who filed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, said “Trump derangement syndrome” was so strong with his Californian constituents, he would be forced to oppose Mother’s Day if Trump endorsed it.

      Sherman said, “Then we have a Trump derangement syndrome where — thank God he didn’t put out a message on Mother’s Day because there would have been pressure on me to come out against Mother’s Day.”

      He added, “If Trump takes a position, then you must take an equally extreme and opposite position. He’s for Mother’s Day — you must be against Mother’s Day. He’s for a wall — you have to be for unlimited immigration from all places.”


      • On September 2, 2017 at 6:26 pm,
        JohnK says:

        Congress had a 14% approval rating the day Trump took office.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 2:16 pm,
          Big Al says:

          John K, as of July 12 it was 20%. Still stinko!

      • On September 3, 2017 at 2:13 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Isn’t that interesting, Markedtofuture?

        • On September 3, 2017 at 5:43 pm,
          Markedtofuture says:

          Big Al, what’s interesting is people vote for the same politicians and wonder why nothing changes. Let’s not forget California has 3 &1/2 Million registered voters more than actual live voters. That explained why HRC won the phantom popular vote.

          How many lost total respect for Sanders letting the DNC get away with the fix?

          Do you think Washerman Shultz’s IT Clan from Pakistan helped? They are supposed to have the goods on a few members of congress. The names are supposed to be outed in the next few weeks.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:24 pm,
      JohnK says:

      John M:
      When you refer to the rest of the World, are you referring to the Inbred Pedophiles or possibly the Muslim Extremists or what?
      Don’t count the American public short.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:37 pm,
        JohnM says:

        Pedophiles, Muslim Extremists are nowhere close to my thoughts. The American public is not in charge or anywhere close to being in charge. A propagandist media is telling to many what to think and God help us too many believe what is out an out BS.
        I’m not counting the American public short. I’m just wondering how many are MIA.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 5:37 pm,
          Big Al says:

          MIA at least mentally, John M!

    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:11 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I could not have written it better myslelf, JohnM.

      You analogy with “Breaking Bad” happens to be an analogy that I also use. (Some of the best dialog ever used on a TV series.)

      Right now my biggest fear is that stuff flying from the fan will result from an idiot in North Korea and not in America.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:27 pm,
        JohnM says:

        My biggest fear is a False Flag which we figure out after all the stuff has already hit the fan………..

  15. On September 2, 2017 at 9:27 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:
    • On September 2, 2017 at 9:41 am,
      CFS says:

      I hope the Russians blow the bus up.

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:44 am,
        CFS says:

        Unless the ISIS members are in uniform, of course, because that would be a violation of the Geneva Convention. But otherwise I have no problem with not taking terrorists prisoners.

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:48 am,
          CFS says:

          The sooner civilization realizes Islamic crazies have declared war on Western Civilization the better.

          • On September 2, 2017 at 7:40 pm,
            bonzo barzini says:

            Islam decared war on Eastern non-muslim civilization too, as well as Western, 1400 years ago. There will be no peace with them until the whole world is muslim.

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:51 am,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          Does ISIS have a” uniforms”……., uniform might be a question….

          • On September 2, 2017 at 9:52 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            s……for get it….damn typo….

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:46 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        John, is needing to replace his RV…..give him first shot…. 🙂

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:53 am,
          JohnK says:

          I don’t need a new R.V, I need a new Fishing Hole.
          Caught my share in the Gulf,was time to move on.

          • On September 2, 2017 at 9:55 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Good luck , on finding a FIshing Hole……..it is almost getting to the point of not being about to eat the catch…….

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:08 am,
            JohnK says:

            Jerry, After we get done carpet bombing N.Korea with Golf Clubs and Balls,maybe we could drop a few sets on Isis. I wonder what the Profit Mohammed has to say about fishing? Any help?

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:16 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            They sure as hell are not FISHER’s of Men……….. 🙂

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:21 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            FISHERS……..for get the ‘s

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:32 am,
            JohnK says:

            After the N.Koreans figure out playing golf might be a better option than thermo nuclear war,we could send the Trump Org in to build some courses.
            I can see it now ” The first annual Kim Jong Un Screwball Scramble.”

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:35 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Kim likes basketball…….I say we send him all the NBA teams…….

          • On September 2, 2017 at 10:36 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            We need to be careful not to sent them all at once, ….he might dribble in his diapers….

    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:19 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Thanks Jerry, I did not know that.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 8:19 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        You are welcome………..

  16. On September 2, 2017 at 9:28 am,
    AJ says:

    I like Tom Nichols take:

    “This is when people attribute too much agency to Trump. If he were that conscious and that competent, his administration would not be the mess it is now. His whole goal was not to win. It was to lose by a little, declare the election a fraud, and then pump up his brand into the trillion-dollar stratosphere by being the shadow president of the United States with no actual responsibilities.”


    And yes all non-Americans are convinced he is a complete idiot.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 9:51 am,
      silverbug dave says:

      AJ – anything that gets people to look up from their phones these days is news indeed!

    • On September 2, 2017 at 6:29 pm,
      JohnK says:

      A J :
      Good for you.Now tell us where your from so we can tell you a little bit about the Sheep Herders leading you around.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:22 pm,
      Big Al says:


      Thank God that I am not a non-American!

  17. On September 2, 2017 at 9:29 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Just saw this report. Is it for real, is it overblown, is it fake news, is just media propaganda, or a true growing concern? (maybe a little of all of it….)


    Al Qaeda affiliate mining Uranium to send to Iran, Somali official warns US ambassador

    By Catherine Herridge, Jake Gibson Published August 31, 2017

    “An Al Qaeda affiliate has seized control of uranium mines in Africa with the intent of supplying the material to Iran, according to a diplomatic letter from a top Somali official appealing to the U.S. for “immediate military assistance.”

    The letter, reviewed by Fox News, was addressed to U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz. Somalia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ahmed Awad confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that the letter “has indeed been issued” by Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Garaad Omar, whose signature is on the document.”

    Catherine Herridge
    By Catherine Herridge, Jake Gibson Published August 31, 2017 Fox News

    Media coverage in focus as Trump visits Gulf Coast
    An Al Qaeda affiliate has seized control of uranium mines in Africa with the intent of supplying the material to Iran, according to a diplomatic letter from a top Somali official appealing to the U.S. for “immediate military assistance.”

    The letter, reviewed by Fox News, was addressed to U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz. Somalia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ahmed Awad confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that the letter “has indeed been issued” by Minister of Foreign Affairs Yusuf Garaad Omar, whose signature is on the document.

    The Aug. 11-dated letter delivered an urgent warning to the U.S. that the al-Shabaab terror network has linked up with the regional ISIS faction and is “capturing territory” in the central part of the country.


    ‘Every day that passes without intervention provides America’s enemies with additional material for nuclear weapons.’

    – Letter from Somalia’s foreign minister to U.S. ambassador:

    “This issue can be summed up in a single word: uranium,” the letter said. “Al-Shabaab forces have captured critical surface exposed uranium deposits in the Galmudug region and are strip mining triuranium octoxide for transport to Iran.”


    • On September 2, 2017 at 9:30 am,
      Excelsior says:

      sorry. I don’t know why that double posted everything or inserted that other garbage in the middle.

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:32 am,
        Excelsior says:

        for all we know the whole thing is garbage though….. 😉

        It may be a growing concern, but it reminds me suspiciously of the “Weapons of Mass Destruction” narrative for a boogeyman that was never there….

      • On September 2, 2017 at 9:54 am,
        silverbug dave says:

        Excelsior, I find that if I post a comment and then a little later post a second comment on the same page, it gives me an unwanted copy of my first comment as well. I think it is a bug in the program and I think it happens if you have stayed on that page in between (if this is what happened to you). It happens if I correct a previous comment that had a mistake or typo in it – I get a new copy of the mistake as well!

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:54 am,
          silverbug dave says:

          See if it happens here.

          • On September 2, 2017 at 2:59 pm,
            silverbug dave says:

            Ha! It didn’t this time – just to make a liar out of me! 😉

          • On September 3, 2017 at 1:47 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            ha! I know what your talking about.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 1:49 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            It happens if the message is taking too long to send, after hitting submit, and then editing your message and hitting submit again before the first one has posted, so in theory its a double submission, but it is through the same chat window.

        • On September 2, 2017 at 9:59 am,
          Excelsior says:

          Yeah, I have that happen on here sometimes, but that usually will show as 2 separate posts. I’ve noticed certain websites will also double up content or insert other adds, links, etc.. if you just cut & paste a single paragraph like I had. Sometimes my right click is on rapid-fire and I’ll accidentally double-post the passage, but there was all kinds of stuff inserted into that one that I didn’t copy. Probably just how they coded that article at fox. I should have known better than try and share anything from the main stream media (hahah!!)

          • On September 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm,
            silverbug dave says:


      • On September 3, 2017 at 2:24 pm,
        Big Al says:


        Simply because computers have a mind of their own!

        • On September 3, 2017 at 3:57 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          quite true. My computers have their own quirks and ways of processing requests. Often they seem to do what they regardless of what I type, enter, or search for. 🙂

          • On September 3, 2017 at 5:34 pm,
            Big Al says:

            About two years ago I bought a Lenovo (IBM) Yoga model and I finally am comfortable working with it.

  18. On September 2, 2017 at 9:38 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    Elites better think before middle class is gone…..those corporate stocks are not going to buy toilet paper if things continue…….http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-31/working-class-cant-afford-american-dream

  19. On September 2, 2017 at 9:49 am,
    silverbug dave says:

    Cory: It’s JEFF CHRISTIAN!

    • On September 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm,
      Cory says:

      You are right! I already apologized to Jeff. I was thinking ahead to what we were talking about totally messed on his name…

      Glad to hear you are listening Dave 😉

      • On September 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm,
        Big Al says:

        You may be getting older, my friend!

  20. On September 2, 2017 at 11:42 am,
    Markedtofuture says:

    A Labor Of Love With The Golden Jackass

    Well, here we are…the unofficial end of summer. It’s Labor Day weekend here in the U.S. which means we are in the midst of a 3-day weekend. And you know what that means here at TFMR! Fresh Jackass for everyone!

    When Jim and I recorded this back on Thursday, time was somewhat short. So, with this constraint in mind, I asked Jim to focus on two, primary topics:

    Since we last spoke in July, what changes have occurred in the world of US dollar hegemony? Is the China-Russia-Saudi connection accelerating the demise of the petrodollar system?
    The current US debt and political situation and how this will increasingly impact global markets as traders return en masse on Tuesday.
    Just two topics yet over an hour of audio? Yep, that’s how it works and you’re just going to have to listen to the entire thing if you want to unearth all the nuggets of knowledge that The Jackass has left behind for you.

    Enjoy and have a great weekend!



    • On September 2, 2017 at 12:26 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Turd, …….you should warn some of the folks…….if, there are women or small children in the room………..PUT YOU EAR PHONES ON………. 🙂

      • On September 3, 2017 at 2:27 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Since we air on a number of radio stations and are not just a podcast, we cannot have Jim on our show.

        Kind of sorry because I find him to be very entertaining.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Jim, has some interesting info on the crypto, and the Langley computer for the bitcoin tap

      • On September 2, 2017 at 4:31 pm,
        JohnK says:

        Last week Jim didn’t have a clue about the cryptos and this week he knows about the Bitcoin Tap and Langley computers.
        I use to listen to Jim,turns out pretty much everything he talks about can be learned reading books. (No Voice Needed)
        Jim sells newsletters, he has to go with the flavor of the day.
        And of course that flavor is Bitcoin.
        In stead of listening to Mr. Willie, I think I’ll take a power nap.

      • On September 2, 2017 at 1:26 pm,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        CHINA OIL backed by GOLD

  21. On September 2, 2017 at 12:04 pm,
    Matthew says:

    From a weekly/intermediate term perspective, the gold sector could hardly look better. It has been a year-and-a-half since the new cyclical bull market began but the uninformed, misinformed and very cautious have remained in denial. That is now going to change as the recognition phase has begun.


    • On September 2, 2017 at 2:09 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      Agreed. Great chart.

  22. On September 2, 2017 at 12:21 pm,
    Matthew says:

    Silver is much more appealing to me than gold but I expect pullbacks to be exaggerated until the 200 week MA points up — and it hasn’t even gone flat yet.

    When it finally took back that MA in 2003, it moved 15% above it, then plunged 12% to backtest it before rising 75% over the following six months. Whatever happens this time, I expect the action to scare out a lot of wannabe bulls.


    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:44 am,
      Tad says:

      Hope so M.
      I missed the July low, thinking it would go lower…. Into the 14s.
      12% lower from here would get back to my initial bullion entry point of $15.66 in late 2014. Not buying in the 17s that’s for sure.
      Good to know you think we still have a plunge or two to come….
      Thanks for all the great charts 🙂

    • On September 3, 2017 at 12:11 pm,
      Matthew says:

      Hi Tad, I have to point out that what i was trying to say is that, like in 2003, silver might go 15% above the 200 week MA ($20) and then fall about 12% (to roughly $17.60).

      I also have to say that, if I wanted more long term physical silver, I would be a buyer of at least a partial position right here on any weakness had I missed the recent lows. No, it is not ideal since it is overbought on the daily chart, but the weekly chart could very well be in charge right now and it looks great. If the correction that began a year ago really is over, then the odds are greater that the weekly chart is the one to use.

      I said the same thing when it mattered in early 2016 while many kept expecting a pullback — or worse. Those who focused on the daily with their bear market glasses still on missed one of the greatest moves the sector has ever seen.

      Aside from competent traders, most would be much better served by attaching themselves to the intermediate term trends and using the weekly charts. In a bull market, daily chart sell signals often do not deliver the expected action. This is often truer of individual stocks.


  23. On September 2, 2017 at 12:31 pm,
    russell s hamilton says:

    FRIENDS you are all getting stuck on the TAR BABY. Trump/ this is going to end badly . REPUB party is splintering as Trump now smears most REPUBS as well as everyone else. There will be a smaller rescue bill for Harvy victims, but Irma is on its way. The treqasury lacks revenue, cutting taxes is insane when wars and emergencys demand more money not less. Gas and deisil tax increase could pay for more. best of health and wealth to you all S

    • On September 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm,
      bonzo barzini says:

      The treasury needs no revenue. It can just sell treasuries to the fed. I don’t know why they even bother with taxes.

    • On September 2, 2017 at 7:03 pm,
      JohnK says:

      Congratulations russell, you go on living in your dread and fear.
      I now wonder where your from?
      The U.S is a great Place! Come join the living.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 2:54 pm,
        Big Al says:

        I have to say, John K, that there is no other place that I would currently want to live. I must repeat though that I don’t approve of a lot of things going on here right now.

        • On September 5, 2017 at 7:42 am,
          bonzo barzini says:

          No place better than sunny Houston-by-the-sea!
          For LPG that’s Houston-sur-la-mer.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 7:43 am,
      Markedtofuture says:

      Russell…here is how it really works. Trump will more than likely restructure the ponzi, when all is said and done. Make sure you listen to Ron Paul, James Rickards. and Steve Forbes at the end of the video.

      The Biggest Scam In The History Of Mankind – Hidden Secrets of Money 4


  24. On September 2, 2017 at 12:48 pm,
    AJ says:
  25. On September 2, 2017 at 1:00 pm,
    Matthew says:

    James O’Keefe on the Lying Media


    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:21 am,
      Markedtofuture says:

      Scuttlebutt…Catching up with Mr. Hudson Late Night Call From D.C.

      around 12:30 mark…they will be exposing names about the Awan brothers scam against members congress. Congress members need to come clean or names will be published. Commentary about Robert David Steele not being completely legit about everything..


  26. On September 2, 2017 at 1:15 pm,
    CFS says:

    Section 8:
    Big Al, There lots of people helping people during Katrina. You must be recalling MSM that tends to concentrate on riots and other things.
    (There were people as far north as Indiana offering homes to Katrina victims and certainly sent a lot of supplies, blankets and the like down there.)

    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:56 pm,
      Big Al says:

      No disrespect to all of those people CFS. I admire them all. I just find that the locals in Texas acted a lot differently that the locals did during Katrina.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 6:27 pm,
        bonzo barzini says:

        Texans are very special people.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 6:43 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          The stars at night, are big and bright….(clap, clap, clap, clap)…. Deep in the heart of Texas!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:47 am,
            Big Al says:

            Does that imply or suggest that God approves of the actions of Texans or am I stretching a bit? What do you think as I personally do not think so.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:43 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            I was simply referencing that song as a note of Texas pride. I really do think the people of Texas area robust and community minded people, with a better handle on personal freedoms and individual liberties than most areas. As a result, when there are times that people need to pull together, there are many “do it yourself” types that just jumped in and started helping other folks. It is a stark difference to what we saw during Katrina, but there are good people that rise up and help in any nook of the world during these kinds of larger crises.

          • On September 5, 2017 at 7:51 am,
            bonzo barzini says:

            As Gen. Robert E. Lee said of the Texas brigades in the Army of Northern Virginia,
            “The Texans always hold’em.” And Ian Fleming said good things about Texans in “Casino Royale.” And as of last week it is now legal in Texas to carry knives with blades of any length, including swords and switch-blades, in public. Yippee!

  27. On September 2, 2017 at 1:29 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:
  28. On September 2, 2017 at 2:23 pm,
    bonzo barzini says:

    We NEM shareholders are going to be upset if NEM sold a 9.9% holding in NSRPF @ 1.20 to Gary Goldberg and other NEM officers. Maybe Franco Nevada bought the shares? Maybe Moriarity or Doc or Sprott bought them… Can’t wait to find out.

  29. On September 2, 2017 at 2:28 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:
    • On September 2, 2017 at 2:29 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Never to be seen again………..

  30. On September 2, 2017 at 2:41 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    Cash for everyone………Houston Federal Reserve cash flowing like water…..these will be a collectors dream….especially if there are STAR NOTES…..
    or not………

    • On September 2, 2017 at 2:42 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Nothing stops the printing presses…..of fiat….. 🙂

  31. On September 2, 2017 at 2:45 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    You will need a Rain Check to cover your property…….

    • On September 2, 2017 at 7:51 pm,
      Dick Tracy says:

      Only if you didn’t get your rain hat before.

  32. On September 2, 2017 at 3:17 pm,
    Dick Tracy says:

    These juniors are 1000% speculation, if Novo get’s whacked on Tuesday morning, it will not surprise me, I got out but usually the people that make the most money don’t allow their greed to overcome their rational thinking. That is why I always stay away from the risk after I have made 20 to 35% profit. The banks pay how much, in interest. Take bitcoin, I don’t want to start a forest fire here but people need to be reasonable in their expectations when they invest. The game is rigged folks, got it. DT

    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:22 am,
      Excelsior says:

      On Tuesday I’m selling out of 100% of all my general equities, mutual funds, retirement fund, and my trading account in the resource sectors and dumping ALL of it into a CD at my bank to make 2/10ths of a %. (Safety First!!!) 😉

      • On September 3, 2017 at 2:59 pm,
        Big Al says:

        You must be doing a lot of drinking this weekend Excelsior! Hope it is quality stuff!

        • On September 3, 2017 at 4:26 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Big Al – Not really, just having a little fun horsing around. Now that you mention it the few sips I had last night were from a nice Whiskey – Noah’s Mill, and it is quality stuff. Cheers!

          • On September 3, 2017 at 5:26 pm,
            Big Al says:

            I realize that Excelsior. Do you recommend Noah’s Mill over Bullett?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Yes if you like a clean well filtered and slightly warm whiskey then Noah’s Mill, Rowan’s Creek, or Angel’s Envy are good choices.

            However, if you like Rye Whiskey – then the Bullet Rye is pretty good. High West has a really good Rye Whiskey though that I’d pick over Bullet though.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:18 pm,
        JMiller says:

        Are you serious Excelsior? Probably not but if you are putting it all into CDs at your bank, well that actually may not be a safe thing to do.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 4:31 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          JMiller – I was completely kidding. Why the hell would anyone put money in a vehicle that causes them to instantly lose money to inflation? 🙂 😉

          My sarcasm filter must need a little work! (lol)

          I used to market bank deposit products like CDS and Money Markets and Annuities when the savings rates were 6-3% so there was some rationale behind them. For the last few years there has been no reason to own deposit products so it has forced savers into riskier stocks and mutual funds, (which underpinned the stock market nicely these last few years).

  33. On September 2, 2017 at 4:45 pm,
    CFS says:

    And now for something completely different……


    Technolgy moving on?

  34. On September 2, 2017 at 4:50 pm,
    JohnK says:

    Everybody here has there Big Boy pants on. Women included.
    If we lose all our money,we lose all our money. Losing money actually makes you a better investor.I use to be pretty good at it.
    I’m not in this for second place.
    Look D.T the cryptos are crashing as we speak.
    Bitcoin 4507.67
    Ethereum 339.51
    Bitcoin cash 572.59
    The game is not rigged D.T. It is managed. A big difference.
    Of course we all know that. But that never stopped me before,why should it stop me now? Really who cares?

    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:32 am,
      Excelsior says:

      I would recommend investors, both men and women, with “Big Boy” pants on, also try wearing the ALL NEW [Big Boy Precious Metals Depends] as a form of protection.

      Here’s what one recent user had to say:

      “When I first started trading Jr Miners, I didn’t know anything, and it only took one or two big dumps in Gold and Silver, before I’d matched them in my drawers. That’s when I found Precious Metals Depends….”

      “However, I realized when I added in the Exploration stocks into my portfolio, that the moves could take one from zero to hero and back to zero in a very short time frame, and I was looking for something with extra capacity and absorption. Thank goodness BIG BOY Precious Metals Depends came along!”

      “Whether you’re an Old Turkey or a Day Trader, when the market gets bombed, and Jr miners take a dump, I wouldn’t feel secure sitting in front of my screen with anything other than Big Boy Precious Metals Depends”.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 11:33 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Speaking of Big Boy Pants…….

        We’re Being Invaded By South American Walruses


      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:16 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Please terminate all comments about anything to do with “Depends” that is much too personal an issue.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 4:16 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Will do Big Al, but that stands all depends….. of course, and it was just kidding around.

          People need to learn not to take themselves to seriously and lighten up a bit.

          Humor is the best medicine my friend.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 4:17 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            stance (not stands) = opinion

          • On September 3, 2017 at 5:32 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Of course it is, Old Sage and I say that affectionately! You gentlemen and the occasional lady on our site are simply great!

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:29 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Thanks Big Al.

            Right back at ya sir and I appreciate all that you & Cory do for us with this site.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 4:18 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Many consider politics and religion to be too personal to discuss on a forum as well. 😉

          • On September 3, 2017 at 5:29 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Now that is true. I just happen to be an “old fool” who loves discussing religion and politics. I will say that most of the time I definitely know when to diplomatically exit my opinions! Most of the time?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            You are a scholar and a gentleman Big Al and handle difficult topics and points of view with a level head and quite diplomatically. Keep up the great work.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:42 am,
      JohnK says:

      Ask not what your Country can do for you.
      Ask where can you get some Bitcoin and do something for yourself.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 11:46 am,
        Excelsior says:


  35. On September 2, 2017 at 5:27 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    BREAKING: North Korea readies HYDROGEN BOMB as Kim Jong-un ‘watches loading into ICBM’

    KIM Jong-un has supervised the loading of a hydrogen bomb into an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), capable of reaching the US, it has been reported


    • On September 2, 2017 at 5:40 pm,
      JohnK says:

      Launching a bomb at the U.S? Really?
      Kim Jong is a pimple on a nats ass. Go ahead and launch already.
      Like the U S doesn’t have the capability to shoot it down.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:26 pm,
        Big Al says:

        In my opinion, North Korea is a bit more than a pimple on a nat’s ass.

        I find it very difficult to understand their philosophy. Talk about ultimately a total lose situation for North Korea. Guess that says something about their true rational intelligence.

  36. On September 2, 2017 at 5:28 pm,
    JohnK says:

    Here’s a good starter.
    The Disciplined Trader. Developing Winning Attitudes. “Mark Douglas”
    New York Institute of Finance

  37. On September 2, 2017 at 6:26 pm,
    Jason says:

    Bagged 2%, 7%, and 25% net on BTC, ETH, and LTC this weekend.

  38. On September 2, 2017 at 6:50 pm,
    JohnK says:

    Jason instead of bragging about your profits,perhaps you would like to share with the audience some of your techniques for trading the crypto,where you do it and what are some of the pitfalls you’ve experienced up to this point.
    Making money is good,everybody making money is better.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 11:47 am,
      Excelsior says:


      • On September 3, 2017 at 4:20 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        I’d like to hear about his trading methodology and if he uses fundamental data, or technical analysis in his trading, or where he feels the next good trend may surface and in what companies or ETFs. Cheers!

    • On September 3, 2017 at 3:24 pm,
      JMiller says:


      Also tell us how much money are you talking about. If I remember, when you talked about your gains it was relatively small dollar amounts.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:47 pm,
        Matthew says:

        What’s wrong with that? You have to start somewhere.

        • On September 5, 2017 at 12:39 pm,
          JMiller says:

          Well Matty, it is kind of silly to brag about making $5 or $10 like Jason does.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 9:44 am,
      cfs says:

      There are some problems with unified field theory and some parts (versions) of string theory.
      The biggest of which is the inability to explain dark matter.

      There is nothing wrong with wave-particle duality of quantum theory.
      It is knowledge of that and estimates of barrier parameters that enable one to say that cold nuclear fusion is so improbable as to be “impossible”. (We are talking 10 exp (-20) minimum here.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 9:56 am,
        JohnK says:

        So whats your best theory why palladium went up 45.75 on the futures Friday?

        • On September 3, 2017 at 10:23 am,
          cfs says:

          Some entity bought a lot.

          As to why they did, that is a different question.
          However, if you follow Ira Epstein’s youtube TA’s that I try to post, it was not completely unexpectable.
          I clearly, personally, do not fully understand the price differential (or lack of it) between PT and Pd.
          The Tammann temperature for Pt is 750, whereas for Pd it is 640, if I remember correctly. Thus Pt should have wider application and use than Pd. This combined with their relative abundance in nature implies price for Pt >> price for Pd.
          As you can see, I’m a fundamentalist not a technician!

          • On September 3, 2017 at 10:42 am,
            JohnK says:

            I didn’t know that and thanks.
            I heard commentary about how once Palladium reached a certain level,the price would level off and Platinum would close the Pt,Pd spread.So far this has been proved incorrect,thus the argument that the major thing driving prices was the use in catalytic converters for the auto industry.With the advent of electric cars and trucks one would think that you would start seeing a decline in demand.
            That being said, this is why I came to the conclusion that there is more going on than we can see.
            Another thing could be that there is a shortage that is in the early stages of surfacing.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 10:50 am,
            cfs says:

            Don’t forget use of platinum for jewelry in China is almost as high as gold.
            Gold is easier to use and make things. More malleable, lower melting point, etc. which adds extra cost to platinum items.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 10:12 am,
        cfs says:

        By the way, I did get my Ph.D. (or to be precise, D. Phil.) in Low temperature solid state physics at the Clarendon Lab. Oxford. (Since that paper mentions Lucien Hardy from Oxford) I also taught physics at one of Oxford’s colleges as a physics tutor prior to moving to the US.
        Many people over the years have wanted physics to be fully deterministic rather than based on probabilistic mathematics. Hardy is not new in his approach. The biggest problem lies not in overall quantum theory, strong, weak nuclear or electromagnetic forces, but at the gravitational force end of interactions. And as regards probability instead of determinism is that not just nature’s fun way of playing dice with the universe?

  39. On September 2, 2017 at 10:31 pm,
    Ozibatla says:

    If war were to break out suddenly, I can see gold quickly popping to the 1370 range. Personally, I downplayed the prospect of war between NK and the USA in the past but its becoming more plausible with the rhetoric and actions of the concerned leaders. Fingers crossed it doesnt eventuate as their is no winner in this situation I believe. The fallout from a such conflict is messy to say the least.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 4:32 am,
      cs says:

      If a Nuke goes off in SK we will see $2000.00 an ounce Gold

      • On September 3, 2017 at 3:33 pm,
        Big Al says:

        As quickly as it could possibly happen cs!

        Interesting to me that more folks are not thinking about that possibility.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 10:58 am,
      b says:

      War is the means by which the central bankers advance their agenda. Rakovsky says Trotsky was behind the murder of Arch Duke Ferdinand (which sparked WWI.) He recalls the phrase used by the mother of the five Rothschild brothers: “‘If my sons want it, then there will be no war.’ This means that they were the arbiters, the masters of peace and war, but not emperors. Are you capable of visualizing the fact of such a cosmic importance? Is not war already a revolutionary function? War? The Commune. Since that time every war was a giant step towards Communism.”

      rathenau.jpgAfter the murder of [Illuminati member Weimar Foreign Minister] Walter Rathenau in 1922, the Illuminati give political or financial positions only to intermediaries, Rakowsky says. “Obviously to persons who are trustworthy and loyal, which can be guaranteed a thousand ways: thus one can assert that those bankers and politicians [in the public eye] – are only men of straw . . . even though they occupy very high places and are made to appear to be the authors of the plans which are carried out.” Think Barack Obama.

      In 1938, Rakovsky outlined three reasons for the upcoming Second World War. The first is that Hitler began to print his own money. “This is very serious. Much more than all the external and cruel factors in National-Socialism.”

      Secondly, the “fully developed nationalism of Western Europe is an obstacle to Marxism…the need for the destruction of nationalism is alone worth a war in Europe.”

      Finally, Communism cannot triumph unless it suppresses the “still living Christianity.” He refers to the “permanent revolution” as dating from the birth of Christ, and the reformation as “its first partial victory” because it split Christianity. This suggests that the “conspiracy” also contains a racial or religious factor.

      “In reality, Christianity is our only real enemy since all the political and economic phenomena of the Bourgeois States. Christianity controlling the individual is capable of annulling the revolutionary projection of the neutral Soviet or Atheist State.”

      Now the Central Bankers are promoting World War Three as in “The Clash of Civilizations.” Substitute Islam for Christianity above, and pit “Christians” against them.


      • On September 3, 2017 at 11:10 am,
        JohnK says:


        Hitler did not start the Second World War by himself.
        Christianity is not the enemy.
        Once again,just when you’ve thought you’ve heard it all you post this CRAP!

        • On September 3, 2017 at 11:29 am,
          cfs says:

          “Hitler did not start WWII by himself”

          He sure did.
          Marching into Poland gave Britain no choice but to declare war on Germany because of its treaty obligations with Poland.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 11:51 am,
            JohnK says:

            Who were the financiers? Or was Hitler an instant bazillionaire from Planet Z334XXX?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 1:52 pm,
            cfs says:

            Germany was printing money into oblivion.

            What financiers?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 2:18 pm,
            Matthew says:

            +1 JohnK. There IS a rabbit hole and the powers that be don’t want anyone near it.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 3:36 pm,
            Big Al says:

            I believe that technically attacking Poland did not in itself start the second world war. But then again, collateral damage must be considered.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 4:23 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            A good rule of thumb is to Follow the money trail…. Grampa Bush was involved in funding for example….

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:39 pm,
            bonzo barzini says:

            I look at life as a game of 5 card stud.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 2:46 pm,
          b says:

          I often wonder how people come up with things.

          Nowhere in the article I posted does it say Hitler started the war by himself.

          When you understand what the article is talking about, you see in THEIR VIEW christianity stands in the way of implementing communism.(maybe a positive to christianity I have personally overlooked)

          OBVIOUSLY this article does not have all info concerning the 2nd war,

          “War is the means by which the central bankers advance their agenda.”

          The first line, a bit of an idea as to what the article is about.
          War is a tool of central banks…..duh.

          The article is not really about who started what.

          But if you were interested, there is a pretty neat speech by Hitler where he states clearly “IF YOU BRING WAR UPON US…….. ” and guess what the threat was.
          Guess who he was talking to.

          Hitler invaded Poland as Germans in Poland were getting murdered by Poles.
          That was the end of town Germany lost to Poland in the first war.

          After he moved to Poland he asked churchill no less than 12 times to negotiate a peace, churchill declined every time. (call it a treaty obligation if you want) 60 million dead for a treaty, great treaty.
          Anyway, away it went from there.

          Hitler wanted to invade Russia as he saw communism as the enemy, he also knew communism is implemented by Zionists.
          But thats another story I guess.

          If John you are merely stating in your opinion christianity IS the enemy, I take it all back. lol I would just have to disagree.

          On the other hand, Hitler was a meth head so how can ya figure his reasoning for anything?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 3:23 pm,
            Matthew says:

            That’s a very “checkers” way of seeing things, b. Think chess if you want to get closer to the truth.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 5:39 pm,
            Big Al says:

            I have been looking at life as a chess game for a very long time Matthew.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:10 pm,
            b says:

            I dont believe its chess or checkers, its simply info.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:22 pm,
            Matthew says:

            A lot of corrupted info, b. Very little is as it seems.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 6:51 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Many don’t realize that Lewis Carroll’s book “Through the Looking Glass” (the sequel to
            Alice in Wonderland) is actually a giant chess game….. and such is life…..


            “Whereas the first book has the deck of cards as a theme, this book is based on a game of chess, played on a giant chessboard with fields for squares. Most main characters in the story are represented by a chess piece or animals, with Alice herself being a pawn.”

            “The looking-glass world is divided into sections by brooks or streams, with the crossing of each brook usually signifying a notable change in the scene and action of the story: the brooks represent the divisions between squares on the chessboard, and Alice’s crossing of them signifies advancing of her piece one square. ”

            “Furthermore, since the brook-crossings do not always correspond to the beginning and ends of chapters, most editions of the book visually represent the crossings by breaking the text with several lines of asterisks ( * * * ). The sequence of moves (white and red) is not always followed. The most extensive treatment of the chess motif in Carroll’s novel is provided in Glen Downey’s The Truth About Pawn Promotion: The Development of the Chess Motif in Victorian Fiction.”


  40. On September 3, 2017 at 2:27 am,
    tth says:

    i have been listening to this segment and i find it irritating to hear this guy say “for the lack of better term” far too many times i have lost count. this is redundant or simply junk phrase that is seriously overused. can this host refrain from using this in future?


    • On September 3, 2017 at 8:02 am,
      JohnK says:

      That guy your referring to is Big Al Korelin.
      Big Al has been providing us the K E Report (Free of Charge) and as long as I’ve been here and your the first person I’ve ever heard complain how Big Al chooses to enunciate.
      I think I’ve heard it all now.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 8:32 am,
        tth says:

        oh! but i feel that phrase is heavily over used. maybe he is not aware of this… LOL

        when too heavily overused it becomes somewhat junk!

        • On September 3, 2017 at 8:37 am,
          JohnK says:

          Perhaps you should start your own site.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 8:42 am,
            tth says:

            i am just making an observatory remark! nothing serious. perhaps that is his style

          • On September 3, 2017 at 12:15 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Amen Johnk.

            tth – Big Al is the one that started this site and has worked to build it to what it is, along with Cory’s help, for years. If he wants to say “for lack of better terms” every 5 seconds, it is his show, and can do whatever he wants.

            Personally I love Big Al and find his use of “For lack of better terms” very endearing. 🙂

        • On September 3, 2017 at 9:02 am,
          JohnK says:


          You may disagree,but one never criticizes.
          Be thankful for what is.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 12:17 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            +1 Agreed JohnK.

            One must have the attitude of gratitude, when someone is offering them a free website and free content on a daily basis.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 8:28 pm,
            tth says:

            funny that this goes to you guys as a criticism. it is just an observation or simply critique. what are you guys so sensitive about it? i appreciate it is a free site but that does not mean i do not give feedback. please onsider this as a feedback rather than criticism.

            one cannot improve something without feedback and it is not necessarily a bad one.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:39 am,
            Big Al says:

            I not agree with you more, tth!

  41. On September 3, 2017 at 5:50 am,
    Wolfster says:

    Another article pointing to higher copper. If everyone thinks it,when does it become time to worry?😮


    • On September 3, 2017 at 8:15 am,
      JohnK says:

      There is never a time to worry.If your operating out of fear your focusing on the wrong things.
      Does anybody really think that all the easy money sloshing around wouldn’t start having some adverse consequences.
      A lot of people are going to be on the wrong side of the trade.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 10:07 am,
        Wolfster says:

        Your right.Worry is the wrong word.Right now it’s still climbing without the herd following. Guess I’m wondering how to tell when the herd(stupid money) has joined the rally.

        • On September 3, 2017 at 10:13 am,
          JohnK says:

          Wolfster, once you see Marin Katusa and Doug Casey start hyping Copper Stocks that would be a pretty good clue.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 11:43 am,
            Wolfster says:

            Well based on this from august 18
            https://katusaresearch.com/im-finally-buying-copper-stocks/ You say we should be concerned. Lol

          • On September 3, 2017 at 11:55 am,
            JohnK says:

            How about Doug Casey? It has to be a one two punch. Remember the largest undervalued Gold Copper Molybdenum deposit on the Planet?

          • On September 3, 2017 at 12:06 pm,
            JohnK says:

            I didn’t say you should be concerned. I said think for yourself.
            You just misunderstood me.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 12:22 pm,
            JohnK says:

            Another thing I will add is : Take a look at the telephone.Remember all the telephone poles and the telephone wires?Where are they now?
            With electricity transmission, aluminum will play a larger role than copper.
            5 years from now we could be seeing a wireless technology that requires very little copper.
            5 years from now we could be seeing resonant sound waves carrying electricity.
            That is why every day when I turn on the computer,I take what is there not what I think should be there.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 12:33 pm,
            JohnK says:

            And finally I’ll add that the moves in the Base metals and the Precious metals are being driven by Policy decisions by the G-7 and the shortage of U S Dollars abroad.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 1:50 pm,
            cfs says:

            Sound waves carrying electricity?

            Looney tunes.

          • On September 3, 2017 at 3:59 pm,
            Matthew says:

            Did Katusa miss the COPX triple last year? Copper stocks are likely going much higher but the bargains are in the silver/gold space. Big purchases in the copper stocks should be done on significant weakness at this point.


  42. On September 3, 2017 at 11:15 am,
    Bob UK says:

    So, do the markets crash and gold soar when they open in a few hours in Asia?

  43. On September 3, 2017 at 12:13 pm,
    Excelsior says:

    Matt really had a great discussion about Silver/Gold but also Base Metals and Agricultural Commodities. This was a really good #AudioInterview.

    Matt Geiger: Fund Manager Says Silver to Outshine Gold In A Major Way
    By Collin Kettell – #PalisadeRadio – September 02, 2017


    • On September 3, 2017 at 12:21 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      Also, they debate the future reduction of Platinum & Palladium demand due to the growing adoption of #EVs.

      • On September 3, 2017 at 1:19 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        Gold Breakout And Upside Targets

        Jordan Roy-Byrne CMT, MFTA – Monday, 4 September 2017


        • On September 3, 2017 at 4:12 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Good opening thoughts from Jordan in that recent editorial:

          “Gold cleared $1300 early in the week and padded its gains on Friday even amid a bullish weekly reversal in the US Dollar. Gold’s breakout was validated by a strong monthly close on Thursday and then a strong weekly close Friday. As predicted, the miners perked up with the breakout in Gold. GDX and GDXJ gained nearly 6% and 7% respectively for the week. Look for the miners to continue to trend higher as Gold attempts to retest its 2016 highs around $1375/oz.”

  44. On September 3, 2017 at 12:58 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Truth Revealed Will Mean Crashed System – Bill Holter

    Financial writer Bill Holter says 2017 is the year of the “truth bombs,” and along with the truth comes pain. Holter explains, “Unfortunately, the truth coming out will mean a crashed system. It will mean a nonfunctioning system. When truth finally comes out, and it will one way or the other, credit will cease because credit is based on trust. Credit is handed out on trust, and when the truth comes out, credit will cease. Then the system is going to have to reboot.”


  45. On September 3, 2017 at 1:49 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    A Word To The Wise – “You’re A Mercenary If…”

    “If you are paid $25.00 an hour to show up to a rally to ‘counter’ the other party using physical force and violence, you are not a ‘counter protestor’. You are a mercenary…


    • On September 3, 2017 at 2:36 pm,
      cfs says:

      Soros needs to be charged with crimes against humanity and the US.

  46. On September 3, 2017 at 2:06 pm,
    cfs says:
  47. On September 3, 2017 at 2:22 pm,
    cfs says:
  48. On September 3, 2017 at 2:34 pm,
    cfs says:
  49. On September 3, 2017 at 3:36 pm,
    Dick Tracy says:

    I think Ex has reefer madness, he wants to sell all his stocks, I didn’t say that he did. LOL! DT

    • On September 3, 2017 at 4:20 pm,
      CFS says:

      He said “general” stocks; implying concentration on mining stocks.

    • On September 3, 2017 at 4:41 pm,
      Excelsior says:

      DT – I was totally kidding. I’m not touching my retirement account (full of boring mutual funds), or my trading account full of zesty resource stocks.

      For now I’m just bobbing along with the tides in both accounts and only rotating into and out of smaller companies when I get a nice payday or see upside opportunities.

      ….and for the record it isn’t reefer madness…..but deep space madness. I’m actually broadcasting from one of Saturn’s moons and may have lost my marbles….

      • On September 3, 2017 at 4:42 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        beep, beep……….. beep,beep………. beep,beep……..

      • On September 3, 2017 at 5:24 pm,
        Big Al says:

        No, Excelsior just e day weekend alcohol!

        • On September 3, 2017 at 6:37 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Big Al – A good stiff drink or two, may be a good idea indeed, to celebrate a great week in the mining stocks. So far today I’ve only had gratuitous amounts of water and green tea, but the night is still young !

          It may be time to have a toast where I call out through the house, “Hi Ho Silver, Away!”

          • On September 3, 2017 at 8:34 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Silver Futures,Sep-2017 (SI=F)

            $17.82 up +$0.34 (+1.95% gain)


          • On September 3, 2017 at 8:43 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Sorry, I didn’t refresh. Silver now $17.91 up 1.95% gain.

  50. On September 3, 2017 at 3:54 pm,
    CFS says:


    Gold is higher in London at $1335 than it is in Shanghai at $1329.

    That is a first, although it does confirm the drop in volume on late Friday afternoon in Asia.

  51. On September 3, 2017 at 4:24 pm,
    CFS says:

    Leeb on KingWorldNews:

    ” the launching by China of an oil benchmark backed by gold will mark a major inflection point that will be the spark for an epic bull market in gold.”

    • On September 3, 2017 at 5:27 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Oh yeah it will

  52. On September 3, 2017 at 5:06 pm,
    CFS says:
    • On September 3, 2017 at 5:22 pm,
      Big Al says:

      luck and liberty of course, but as Paul said “love is the most important” I can’t disagree with that but then again, “the blood of Christ”!

  53. On September 3, 2017 at 5:24 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Francis Hunt Gold Thru $1500

    Published on Sep 3, 2017


  54. On September 3, 2017 at 5:59 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:
  55. On September 3, 2017 at 6:08 pm,
    CFS says:
    • On September 3, 2017 at 7:46 pm,
      CFS says:

      I cannot believe there are no comments about the SGT Report above.
      which I’ll repeat, because it is important in disclosing and repeating some of the corruption in the criminal Clinton gang, the Red Cross and major Democrat scum.


      Must listen moment.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 6:45 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        GREEN MED CARD…>>>>>New crypto for Weed purchases by a crypto card(like a credit card) to avoid cash purchases for weed smokers……
        Block chain technology…..for legalized drugs, ..I think hilly and billy are part of this one. 🙂

        • On September 4, 2017 at 6:46 am,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          I say SMOKE SOME TIRES…….with a 400hp Vette……. 🙂

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:31 am,
            Big Al says:

            Believe it or not, I am seriously thinking about a Corvette. It is rather amazing to me just how affordable they are compared Porches and BMW’s.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:44 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Been telling you that for years………I still have my 2007 with 4200miles….400hp six speed Red ….Bought new ….a real blast on the Blue Ridge Parkway…… 🙂

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:57 am,
            Big Al says:

            At his moment in time I am particularly interested in a 2006 or newer. Is that a valid interest on my part, Jerry?

          • On September 4, 2017 at 12:06 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Go ride in one first…….

          • On September 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Of course, Jerry!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 12:24 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            I would agree…..06 or newer…..

    • On September 4, 2017 at 6:18 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Ok, Cfs…….I have some time to listen……..Was at the Auburn, Cord, Duesy show yesterday…….Duesenburgs still holding value , Show catcher sold for $2.3Million, not bad for an old car , or should be say ROLLING ART.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 6:25 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:
      • On September 4, 2017 at 6:26 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        American Muscle cars holding value…….Mercedes Benz going real cheap……just an observation

      • On September 4, 2017 at 11:32 am,
        Big Al says:

        “Rolling art” is a very accurate comment.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 11:53 am,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          I have own both a 1936 851 Auburn Boattail speedster…..red, original 19,000 miles complete, and a 1937 Cord 810 coffin hood……both were supercharged…My friend was a director at the ACD and helped me find both. Great finds and really neat cars.,,

          • On September 4, 2017 at 1:19 pm,
            Big Al says:

            I did not realize that you were a collector of “rolling art”!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 4:14 pm,
            bonzo barzini says:

            The Auburn and Cord were made in Indiana! Al, I think you should buy a Dusenberg.

  56. On September 3, 2017 at 6:46 pm,
    Dick Tracy says:

    Donald Trump is not going to be so fortunate as Barack Obama, George Bush, and Bill Clinton. His moment of decision with North Korea has arrived, he must make the right decision as he will not get a chance to be viewed by history, his moment of triumph will either come immediately or he will fail. Not a great scenario for a President who is just starting out and cannot expect to fall back on sober and friendly counsel. DT

    • On September 3, 2017 at 6:51 pm,
      Dick Tracy says:

      The North Korean buck is sitting on The President’s desk, the dreaded future has arrived, how he handles this will determine the history of The United States and his legacy. DT

      • On September 3, 2017 at 6:59 pm,
        Dick Tracy says:

        I don’t there is a President since Lincoln who has been forced into a position of being a War President and we all know how that turned out. DT

        • On September 3, 2017 at 7:01 pm,
          Dick Tracy says:

          think should be after don’t

        • On September 4, 2017 at 11:43 am,
          Big Al says:

          Mr. Tray, I assume that you are referring to the situation with North Korea. I view this as being very different from the situation in the Middle Ease and I have to assume that you do also. Am I correct?

    • On September 4, 2017 at 11:45 am,
      Big Al says:

      Mr. Tracy, I could not agree more.

      An editorial on this will be up within 1/2 hour as this is too important a situation not to comment on it.

  57. On September 3, 2017 at 7:35 pm,
    Excelsior says:

    Secular Bulls

    By Warren Bevan – Monday, 4 September 2017

    “This week was the first week of the rest of you life, as well as the mark of the resumption of the secular bull market in gold.

    Things are really shaping up nicely in the precious metals arena.

    Gold broke a major trend-line and closed the month with a breakout on expanding volume on the all important monthly chart.

    Nothing is ever for sure in trading but this is very solid action.

    As for stocks, there is no rest at all and I love it.

    The strength is real.

    Let’s see if we can see the strength continue into fall.

    Often, September isn’t so hot in stocks but it’s never set in stone.”

    Gold broke-out and gained 2.50% this past week.

    Just lovely action from gold, breaking out, coming back to test $1,300, and holding, before taking off higher again.

    We do appear to be in the clear as long as $1,300 holds.

    Silver led in terms of gains and notched a sweet 4.5% win last week.

    It’s nice to see silver close above $17.75 Friday to close the week out.

    Things look good so let’s see how it plays out.

    Platinum was no slouch and booked a 3.05% gain for the week.

    Looking good Billy Ray!

    As long as gold and silver remain strong there is no reason platinum won’t.

    The winner winner, chicken dinner was palladium taking home a 5.47% win.

    Solid action into new highs on great volume.

    I’d look for a test near $940 to take a trade if you’re interested.

    Enjoy your long deserved long weekend.”



    • On September 4, 2017 at 7:26 pm,
      Matthew says:

      I am obviously nit-picking, but t’s not quite right to say that the secular bull market has resumed since all uptrends of any scale come with pullbacks/corrections. The down moves are part of any bull not a time-out.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 7:27 pm,
        Matthew says:

        To be clear, the secular bull never ended.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 7:35 pm,
          Excelsior says:

          Yes, we are in agreement there Matthew, and for clarity that was Warren’s piece.

          I look at the Secular bull having started around 2000-2001 and will go about 20-25 years. Most Secular bulls have 3-4 bullish legs and 2-3 bearish legs. 2000-2007 was the first bull leg, with a pullback in 2008- early 2009. Late 2009 – 2011 was the next upleg to record highs, followed by the ugly bear market from mid 2011 – Dec 2015. New “Cyclical Bull” started in 2016 and will likely run to 2019-2020.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 7:41 pm,
            Matthew says:

            Yes, I knew those weren’t your words.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 7:43 pm,
            Matthew says:

            We would not say that a cyclical bull has resumed after a correction either.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:47 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            True. The Cyclical Bull kicked off in 2016 and is still in play so it never ended. We simply had a 1 year digestion of the initial impulse leg up in from the 1st half of 2016 from last August to this August.

            We are simply continuing on, and while Gold/Silver are resuming the uptrend, you are correct they are not resuming the cyclical or secular bull, as both never ended.

  58. On September 3, 2017 at 7:48 pm,
    JohnK says:

    Looney Tunes CFS?

  59. On September 3, 2017 at 9:05 pm,
    Excelsior says:
  60. On September 3, 2017 at 9:06 pm,
    Excelsior says:
  61. On September 3, 2017 at 10:58 pm,
    Excelsior says:
  62. On September 4, 2017 at 6:09 am,
    Ozibatla says:

    Ok so just a hunch and nothing more but I think the metals roll over a tad here. Gold back to 1280-1290 and silver around 16.80. Dont know why, just think its an option as they take a breather from the recent gains. That is unless of course something crazy happens in the world in the coming days.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 6:56 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      China has to much gold now, and they do not want anything interfering with their plan of a SDR gold back wing ding note.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 7:20 am,
      Dick Tracy says:

      Central bankers are worried about the instabilities crypto currencies will have on their exchanges, when the economies of any nation become weak the central banks will want to stabilize the situation through currency levers. If they can’t control the crypto coins they will destroy them. DT

      • On September 4, 2017 at 7:30 am,
        JohnK says:

        Guess what D.T ?
        Wrong again.
        Bitcoin 4297.27
        Ethereum 292.70
        Bitcoin Cash 536.57
        The central banks are loosing credibility as we speak.
        Look even you comes out and says the game is “rigged”
        The freedom fighters are mounting their horses again.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 7:48 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        Of course they are worried. The central bankers have been uncovered. The nations are weak because of the central bankers, not that they can cure anything……..Debt is all they can contribute ……..
        The lender is the slave master, the debtor is the slave.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 7:58 am,
          JohnK says:

          “The Creature From Jeckyll Island”,”The truth about Cancer” G Edward Griffin.
          The truth is out there. Your not going to find it watching T.V

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:03 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Read that one……10 yrs ago……..even been to Jeckyll Island, and wear my sweat shirt every chance I get……. 🙂

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:06 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            I have been talking about this since my arrival on the site, 11 yrs or more years ago……

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:27 am,
            Big Al says:

            I think that the only truth you find on television are the commentaries on society shown on “Breaking Bad” and “The Sons of Anarachy”!

        • On September 4, 2017 at 11:28 am,
          Big Al says:

          “Never a borrower nor a lender be”!

  63. On September 4, 2017 at 7:03 am,
    JohnK says:

    China outlaws all ICO’s.
    Once again the Crypto’s are putting pressure on the Central Banks.
    One would expect the first ones to move against the Cryptos would be the Communists.
    You can say what ever you want about the United States,you can continually wine about the way things are,you can freely talk crap about the elected leaders,but it a hec of a lot better than what is going on in China,regardless what Jim Rogers says.
    Maybe it will take Bitcoin to open peoples eyes to the unfair trade practices and the currency devaluations that have led to the dissapearance of many of hundreds of thousands of American jobs.
    Maybe it will take Bitcoin to open peoples eyes as to China not being there when it comes to Kim Jong. Everybody loves the U.S when they are collecting our greenbacks,when it comes times to support U S sanctions they are conspicuously absent.
    Maybe it will take Bitcoin to open peoples eyes to the U.S Senate leader’s wife Elaine Chows family shipping empire being busted with a load of cocaine.
    Good for China.
    I hope President Trump sticks to his guns and puts China in their place.
    When your in the U.S and you see made in China,pay a little more for something made right here.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 7:51 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      I would like to see some of the politicians get busted

      • On September 4, 2017 at 8:01 am,
        JohnK says:

        Funny………………… After I posted that my internet connection was disrupted.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 8:04 am,
          JohnK says:

          Another good read that puts things in perspective is James Rickards new book”The Road To Ruin” The Global Elites Secret Plan For The Next Financial Crisis.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:09 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Preaching to the choir……… 🙂

        • On September 4, 2017 at 8:13 am,
          Excelsior says:

          Paris Hilton inflates crypto bubble some more, backs Initial Coin Offering

          Meanwhile, China says of ICOs: That’s hot, we mean, er, banned

          By Kat Hall 4 Sep 2017


          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:14 am,
            Excelsior says:

            Now I’ve seen it all……

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:21 am,
            JohnK says:

            This is getting interesting.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:25 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:


          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:44 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            California Dreaming……….

          • On September 4, 2017 at 9:03 am,
            Excelsior says:

            California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & The Papas


          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:12 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:


      • On September 4, 2017 at 8:11 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        McConnell needs to go……..

        • On September 4, 2017 at 8:14 am,
          Excelsior says:

          He needed to go a decade ago….

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:23 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            That is why we need ………TERM LIMITS……..hello America wake up….

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:24 am,
            JohnK says:

            Another one that needs to surface is how those who came out for a legitimate investigation into 9/11 were silenced.
            Remember the Anthrax mail letters? Who has Anthrax laying around?

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:24 am,
            Big Al says:

            What a great and thought provoking question, JohnK

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:30 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            This week should have a plethora of info on 9/11…….Historical moment…..

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:20 am,
            Big Al says:

            Good point, Jerry!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:35 am,
            JohnK says:

            The Mc Connell story is textbook to another read,thanks Shad “Who Stole My Cheese.”
            People are content to accept the staus quo as apposed to having to deal with change.
            I suspect this has to do with education levels and poverty also. (Dependency)

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:39 am,
            JohnK says:

            Definately Jerry.

            President Trump’s moment is coming up with 9/11.
            You can fool some of the people all the time, you cannot fool all the people all of the time.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:19 am,
            Big Al says:

            I assume, John K, that you feel that a surprise attack by North Korea on our soil is suspected by President Trump. IF YOU ARE AROUND PLEASE RESPOND TO MY COMMENT.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:40 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            I think Shad…..also, said…….”THE cheese is always moving”………. 🙂

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:43 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            A fool and his money are soon parted……..best to catch on early…… 🙂

          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:17 am,
            Big Al says:

            Absolutely right on target OOTB!

          • On September 4, 2017 at 8:57 am,
            Excelsior says:

            Who Moved My Cheese? (4 Protagonists)


          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:16 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Sniffy Hem……totally out of cents…..and sense…….

        • On September 4, 2017 at 4:18 pm,
          bonzo barzini says:

          So does McCain!

  64. On September 4, 2017 at 8:45 am,
    JohnK says:

    Silver breaks $18 in the futures.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 8:55 am,
      Excelsior says:


  65. On September 4, 2017 at 9:08 am,
    JohnK says:
  66. On September 4, 2017 at 9:09 am,
    JohnK says:

    Fjordland Exploration Inc.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 9:23 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Investors found out Robert Friedland is involved.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 9:26 am,
        JohnK says:


      • On September 4, 2017 at 11:16 am,
        Big Al says:

        Exelsior, how is Mr. Friedland involved with Hunt?

    • On September 4, 2017 at 9:25 am,
      JohnK says:

      HMX.V Hunt Exploration,Hunt has been beaten down but seems to be getting some traction with their silver exposure also.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 9:40 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Hmmm not familiar with Hunt Exploration. (when I see Hunt and Silver in the same sentence, I think of…….) I’ll definitely check out their little “corner” of the market….. 🙂

        Thanks for the heads up sir.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 9:53 am,
          Excelsior says:

          Hunt Mining Corp.


          • On September 4, 2017 at 11:13 am,
            Big Al says:

            I met Tim Hunt and his wife a number of years ago. They are very enthusiastic Christians and, at the time, Tim ran his private company with an iron fist. It would be interesting to see how much of the public company he controls. Given my current status in life, I have little interest in the public company.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 7:21 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            Thanks for that feedback on Tim Hung Big Al. I didn’t realize they were even in production.

      • On September 5, 2017 at 1:43 pm,
        Excelsior says:

        Hunt up 38% today. Not too shabby!

    • On September 4, 2017 at 9:37 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Great Article on the Zinc Jrs. Thanks JohnK.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 9:48 am,
        JohnK says:

        Cllinex’s new website.

        • On September 4, 2017 at 9:48 am,
          JohnK says:


          • On September 4, 2017 at 9:57 am,
            Excelsior says:

            Yep. I’m a fan of their strategy and a shareholder. Much appreciated.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 9:59 am,
            JohnK says:

            Full disclosure I got on board to.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 3:56 pm,
            Wolfster says:

            Watch for a possible volume pop tomorrow as it’s getting hyped on wealth research group..talking takeover candidate.

          • On September 4, 2017 at 7:22 pm,
            Excelsior says:

            If Callinex locks into their exploration thesis then I could see Hudbay watching with keen interest from the sidelines.

  67. On September 4, 2017 at 9:38 am,
    JohnK says:

    Congress will ask for Harvey relief money in stages to assure that their pork can be attached at every step of the way.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 9:41 am,
      JohnK says:

      Go back and look at the Katrina relief money and notice how much was included for Alaskan Fisheries.

  68. On September 4, 2017 at 9:42 am,
    JohnK says:

    I’m not going to vote for this bill until……………………………………………

  69. On September 4, 2017 at 9:57 am,
    JohnK says:
    • On September 4, 2017 at 10:54 am,
      Big Al says:

      When it rains it pours, excuse the play on words.

  70. On September 4, 2017 at 10:22 am,
    JohnK says:
    • On September 4, 2017 at 10:53 am,
      Big Al says:

      This situation is now about as dangerous as it could be short of an actual attack. Am planning an editorial a bit later this morning.


  71. On September 4, 2017 at 10:24 am,
    JohnK says:


    • On September 4, 2017 at 10:38 am,
      JohnK says:

      Keep an eye on Gold and the U S Dollar.

      • On September 4, 2017 at 10:42 am,
        Big Al says:

        Now, particularly for geopolitical reasons,John K!

        • On September 4, 2017 at 11:01 am,
          JohnK says:

          This has been going on for to long Al.
          This is for our Children and Grand Children.

  72. On September 4, 2017 at 10:39 am,
    JohnK says:
  73. On September 4, 2017 at 10:58 am,
    JohnK says:

    The Trump card”
    60% of the World’s trade Wheat and animal feed is grown in the Great Plains.

  74. On September 4, 2017 at 11:35 am,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Dose of Reality

    Dear Tommy,

    I was part of the three party talks to North Korea under the Clinton Administration in 1999.

    Sec State Madeline Albright, Sec Def Dr. Perry, President Bush (Daddy type not Jr.)

    The Clinton Administration were more than happy to provide North Korea with a deal I called the “Triple Nickle”.


  75. On September 4, 2017 at 11:49 am,
    JohnK says:

    Big Al:
    In response to your question if I assumed a surprise attack by North Korea on our soil is suspected by President Trump?
    I will first ask you to answer the question I posed to you a while back on North Korea.
    Here is the post with comment from Mr.Moriarty.:

    On June 3, 2017 at 6:14 pm,
    JohnK says:
    A little refresher on how North Korea obtained Nuclear Technology.
    Perhaps Mr T and Big Al would care to elaborate what they feel would be acceptable casualty numbers for the North Koreans in the event of Military action.
    Perhaps Mr T and Big Al would care to elaborate what they feel would be acceptable casualty numbers for the South Koreans if Kim were to retaliate against the South ?
    Last weekend was memorial day,It would have been nice to hear someone from the KE Report report recognize those who gave their lives so we all can enjoy the freedom we do.
    It’s one thing to say we should attack another country.It’s another thing to have your relative come home in a casket, or die in a V A Hospital.
    On June 4, 2017 at 7:59 am,
    Robert Moriarty says:
    Actually not. When you attack other counties, you guarantee you will be sending your own children home in cheap aluminum boxes to arrive in the middle of the night so no one notices. One is part of the other. If you get one, you get the other.
    I point that out in The Art of Peace.

    • On September 4, 2017 at 11:55 am,
      Big Al says:

      Thanks for the reply John K,

      I am quite aware of the U.S. role in the nuclear program of North Korea. I am also quite aware of the U.S. role in other parts of the world and most of the time I do not agree with our policy.

      I am also quite aware of the impact of The Military Industrial Complex which I happen to abhor.

      I am about six minutes aware from recording an editorial on this very subject which will be posted by 12:25 pst. You might be surprised at what I have to say.

      Now my question, “do you think that the President is being too dramatic in this situation. Listen to what I think.

  76. On September 4, 2017 at 12:14 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Sunday With Charles – It Takes A Pillage

    Charles Ortel joins us once again In the ongoing exploration of unprosecuted Clinton crimes.


    • On September 4, 2017 at 2:08 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      WHales get tired out by the ocean..not the harpoon ………good one…….

      • On September 4, 2017 at 4:23 pm,
        bonzo barzini says:

        It is the whale that spouts that gets the harpoon.

  77. On September 4, 2017 at 12:29 pm,
    CFS says:
    • On September 4, 2017 at 2:05 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      102 or 103 DOA……..

      • On September 4, 2017 at 2:07 pm,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        Does the Choe shipping line go to Cambodia

  78. On September 4, 2017 at 12:37 pm,
    CFS says:

    The new danger…..


    and why I use the ABG approach in my life.

    ABG….. Anything But Google.

  79. On September 4, 2017 at 1:18 pm,
    Dick Tracy says:

    Big Al, If Hillary had become The President she would have done nothing until The North Koreans had first attacked The US. You know that time is on their side and they would prefer to have this delayed by a few more years until they are good and ready and we are sitting ducks.

    Say what you want about Trump but he is much more aware of the situation then the Clinton grifters, and The North Koreans fully realize this fact. DT

    • On September 4, 2017 at 1:20 pm,
      Big Al says:

      I, of course, agree with you Dick Tracy

  80. On September 4, 2017 at 2:17 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:
  81. On September 4, 2017 at 5:50 pm,
    Markedtofuture says:

    Allan Barry Reports from Mexico – Episode Tres

    In this show Allan covers why gold is ready to move over $1300 and go higher this year. One key reason is the USD weakness that will continue to put wind in the sails of gold, silver, copper and other commodities.

    Also in this show, Allan made GT Gold (GTT.V) and Fjordland Exploration (FEX.V) new picks and discussed why.

    Other companies discussed include; Garibaldi Resources (GGI.V), Dolly Varden Silver (DV.V), Premier Gold Mines (PG.T) and Novo Resources (NVO.V).


  82. On September 4, 2017 at 8:59 pm,
    Excelsior says:

    Silver Market Update

    Clive Maund – Sunday, September 03, 2017 #TechnicalAnalysis #Charts

    “The long base pattern in silver continues with positive price / volume action of recent weeks suggesting that it is approaching completion. On its 10-year chart we can see the giant Head-and-Shoulders bottom pattern that has formed in silver, which parallels the one in gold, but is downsloping because silver tends to underperform gold at the end of bearmarkets and early in bullmarkets. The volume buildup of recent months is bullish, especially as it has driven volume indicators sharply higher, with the On-balance Volume line having rather incredibly made new highs this year, which is viewed as a very bullish omen.”


  83. On September 5, 2017 at 4:40 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Pegmont Lead Zinc Deposit – (VTT) (VDTAF) Vendetta Mining’s Winning Ticket

    by @TomWallace on September 5, 2017 #VIDEO Interview


  84. On September 5, 2017 at 5:23 am,
    Bob UK says:

    I enjoyed Sid’s comments on copper, platinum and gold.

    • On September 5, 2017 at 5:34 am,
      Excelsior says:

      Agreed. It was good having Sid on the show as a guest.

  85. On September 5, 2017 at 5:36 am,
    Excelsior says:

    (NVO) Novo Resources Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement of Up to $56 Million With Strategic Investor [Kirkland Lake]

    by @nasdaq on September 5, 2017


  86. On September 5, 2017 at 5:40 am,
    Excelsior says:

    IIROC Trading Halt – (MIN) Excelsior Mining

    @newswire on September 5, 2017


    • On September 5, 2017 at 7:47 am,
      Wolfster says:


  87. On September 5, 2017 at 5:43 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Pure Gold Intersects 48.4 g/t Gold Over 6.0 Metres at McVeigh, Madsen Gold Project
    @marketwired on September 5, 2017


  88. On September 5, 2017 at 5:44 am,
    Excelsior says:

    (SVM) Silvercorp Reports High-Grade Mineralization Discovery beneath Current Production Levels within Major Vein Structures at HZG, HPG and LMW Mines, Ying Mining District, China

    @newswire on September 5, 2017


  89. On September 5, 2017 at 5:55 am,
    Excelsior says:

    Callinex Announces Significant Expansion to the Nash Creek Zinc Deposit and Plans to Complete PEA in Q1 2018
    @newswire on September 5, 2017

    – Hole 229 intersected 11.7m of 4.0% Zn Eq. within a larger intersection over 18.1m grading 3.0% Zn Eq. at a starting depth of 18.0m;

    – Hole 233 intersected 9.5m of 6.5% Zn Eq. within a larger intersection over 43.9m grading 3.1% Zn Eq. at a starting depth of 30.1m;

    – Hole 241 intersected 10.6m of 4.3% Zn Eq. with a larger intersection over 20.0m of 3.0% Zn Eq. at a starting depth of 64.5m.


    • On September 5, 2017 at 7:48 am,
      Wolfster says:

      Between that news and the tout over the weekend nice pop

      • On September 5, 2017 at 8:17 am,
        Excelsior says:

        Yes sir. Quite an active market this morning.