Free-Range Jackass


After overcoming the audio difficulties that plagued the end of Part One, Jim Willie returns in Part Two with an open mic and lots on his mind. If you're looking for something to do this holiday weekend, here's 90 minutes of free-range Jackass to help you kill the time.

Just a few of the topics covered in this call:

  • The Shanghai Gold Exchange, Chinese gold intentions and a discussion of the dollar
  • The Bakken shale fields and crude oil in general
  • The continued growth of swap facilities for the yuan and the growing Chinese bond market
  • Grexit and the EU and the euro and Russia and Turkey...and how these parts fit together

I hope you enjoy listening and I promise to have Jim back soon so that he can answer more of your questions directly.



Apr 5, 2015 - 3:57pm

@Dr. J.

Great deconstruction! I think you've nailed it!! Thank you!!! ;^))

Apr 5, 2015 - 5:49pm

Thanks Infometron

I love that detective coat he is wearing.

I wasn't sure who a couple of hte people in Pining's photo were in that mine, so I was kind of stumped on a deconstructive interpretation... Who is the woman in blue and the two fellows plotting to the left of Jim.

Apr 5, 2015 - 6:46pm

@Dr. J

I am pretty sure the lady in blue is Jackie O(nassis, frmrly Kennedy), in reference to long-ago comments from JW that her first husband was alive a lot longer than most think. The laughing gentlemen of Asian persuasion may be actual or symbolic PBOC/Chinese central committee officials, who are happy recipients of all the yellow metal flowing East?

Ned Braden J Y
Apr 5, 2015 - 6:50pm

The Lady in Photo

May Be Victoria "F*ck The EU" Nuland; also married to infamous neocon Robert Kagan from PNAC......

Apr 5, 2015 - 7:43pm


First of all, FINE job Doc- that is some top quality work! If you can put Jim in that office, the sky is the limit!

And JY nailed it- Jackie O reference (+ bonus points for the exact reason), plus PBOC members laughing over a new shipment of the shiny.

The rest is 1. Timmy G trying to tell Jim to hush-up about his "found" crate of Nazi gold, Janet jumping for joy like a moron over said crate, and way in the back are two aliens deep in the cave, in a nod to some of the more, shall we say, esoteric hypotheses proffered over the years.

PS- nice charts this evening!!!

Kansascrude Ned Braden
Apr 6, 2015 - 10:07am

Only see 1.5 women in the Pic

Jackie O and Mr. Felon


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