TFMR Podcast #19 - Jim Willie


Like many of you, I know what is coming. I can see all of the pieces of the puzzle but I don't quite have the knowledge and expertise needed to bring all of the pieces together into a clear picture. Jim Willie does.

In this podcast, Jim takes today's seemingly unrelated headlines of European sovereign debt, JPM hedging losses and paper gold price drops and ties them all together into a tidy little package that clearly shows where we are headed in the not-too-distant future.

I think it's safe to predict that you will greatly enjoy this podcast and rank it among the best we've had to date.



May 11, 2012 - 2:12pm




May 11, 2012 - 2:16pm

Wow - second place?

Wow - second place? Not as exciting as the "real thing", but gosh, in these markets it's nice to win something!!

Looking forward to listening to the latest Turdcast!

May 11, 2012 - 2:19pm

Great Podcast

Listening to the podcast now! These podcasts are my weakness. Whenever I listen to them I get itchy to go get some Phyzz. Keep on Stackin'. Looks like I'll be heading to the LCS later.

The motorcycle in the background was absolutely classic!

May 11, 2012 - 2:21pm



Now I am going to listen to it.

Be Prepared
May 11, 2012 - 2:22pm

Count Me too!

Man... I have been waiting for this one! :-)

Turd you are rocking with the Podcasts... will comment more after the full listen!

May 11, 2012 - 2:23pm

its tough

to be happy about falling prices. maybe we should be?

Hold over
May 11, 2012 - 2:25pm

Not for nothing, but

Not for nothing, but Jimmy looks like hes one chromosome short from being an alien.I mean the big yellow hat would look rather small on that cranium,I think.

Sorry man , Saw the shot I had to take it

May 11, 2012 - 2:27pm

per Jim's request

He sent me that distorted picture to use. Makes him look like this:

Pretty funny.

Woody Mornings
May 11, 2012 - 2:35pm

(No subject)

Reality Check: All Republican Delegates Are "Free Agents" and Unbound?
May 11, 2012 - 2:35pm

Jim is Big hat qualified!

Jim is Big hat qualified!

May 11, 2012 - 2:37pm


Did JW just call you Craig? Now we are closer to knowing the Turd's true identity!

May 11, 2012 - 2:42pm
Patriot Family
May 11, 2012 - 2:53pm

Not sure I can agree with all

Not sure I can agree with all of Mr. Willie's views, but if you have one iota of interest in Biblical end times prophecy, his views on the new strengthened Euro are quite interesting.

He did guarantee we'll see a rally in Treasury bonds to help mitigate the JPM situation, so let's see where that goes along with predictions on GLD valuations.

May 11, 2012 - 2:58pm


Heard that as well, but to me Turd is Turd and only Turd - Thurd time:)

May 11, 2012 - 3:01pm

Jim looks alienized.

Jim looks alienized. Captain pike is happy

May 11, 2012 - 3:01pm


Craig must be his pseudonym. Turd will always be Turd!

May 11, 2012 - 3:02pm


Turd, I am subscriber to the Hat Trick Letter, and follower of Mr Willie.

Strong work! Much appreciated!

May 11, 2012 - 3:03pm

Mike Krieger: "Six Months

Mike Krieger: "Six Months Left… Can They Do It?"…-can-they-do-it

May 11, 2012 - 3:06pm
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May 11, 2012 - 3:17pm
Gold Five
May 11, 2012 - 3:19pm


The cat might be out of the bag, but just in case you want to bleep it out, it's at 25:21.


After further consideration, perhaps Jim thought he was speaking with a different Ferguson:

Edit 2: Again at 26:38. I fixed where I called Jim "Andy". This names thing is catching.

May 11, 2012 - 3:22pm

Followed him near the entire time of his news letter.

His broad ideas have been spot on. Many of the specifics as well. Out of the box indeed. Thanks Turd & Jim!

May 11, 2012 - 3:23pm

I wonder how Blyth is doing today

check out the volume

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May 11, 2012 - 3:24pm
May 11, 2012 - 3:31pm


I saw that on Max Keiser's Blog and that was hilarious. What's even better was the title of his post... "Federal Lactation Bank"

So Cal Steve
May 11, 2012 - 3:35pm

Congratulations, Turd!

Turd, when you started the Podcasts, there were two interviews I was hoping you would land.... Jim Willie is one, Santa is the other. One down, one to go..... Great to listen to you and JW chat about the current financial issues. Thanks, Turd and Jim Willie!

Despekke agNau
May 11, 2012 - 3:42pm


Hey Turd,

If you're too busy interviewing economic blogospherestars like Jim Willie, I'll gladly take the load of doing these other interviews of your back.

Man, that must be a drag!

May 11, 2012 - 3:43pm

Next Hat Contest?

How about a date, time and dollar value of the silver price versus JPM share price cross over?

Seems there was lots of discussion about this ratio in the past (back in the heady days of hoping for silver to hang on above $36 for two consecutive months).

Great Podcast Turd.


PS Disregard the emails. It's all good now.


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