A2A with John Butler of GoldMoney


John Butler joined us for A2A this week and we had a fascinating discussion. Be sure to find some time to give this a thorough listen.

Among the topics discussed in this podcast:

  • Recent developments at GoldMoney and how this service is making gold available to people everywhere
  • The similarities between Lehman in 2008 and Deutschebank in 2016...keeping in mind that, at one time, John worked for both firms
  • The threat of an EU bank "contagion" and how this could impact the global economy
  • New guidance that could make gold ownership more widespread in the Muslim community: https://truewealthpublishing.asia/the-latest-on-the-islam-world-buying-g...
  • The eventuality of a return to a gold-based global monetary system.

Again, please carve out some time to give this a listen. You'll be glad you did!



Oct 27, 2016 - 3:31pm



Oct 27, 2016 - 3:36pm

another good one....

Thanks John and TF !

Oct 27, 2016 - 4:01pm

Third Time's A Charm Again

yes..Now for the A2A..Thanks Turd..

Oct 27, 2016 - 4:30pm


uh hoh

TF Metals fan
Oct 27, 2016 - 4:31pm

Claiming fourth.....

.... an hour after the main article was published means that I am not the only one in a FU-mode .

I will listen tomorrow though for Turd always has something intelligent to ask. For now: sleep well (it is 22.30 over here)

Ps: and I even missed the 4th spot.

Oct 27, 2016 - 5:07pm
Oct 27, 2016 - 5:23pm

I really like bitcoin too and

I really like bitcoin too and have bought a couple thousand $ worth. However, the arrogance of some sellside analyst giving a "price target" is as astounding as it is useless. As if bitcoin has some type of traditional valuation that you can use to determine a target price. What a fool's errand by an establishment fool.

Oct 27, 2016 - 5:25pm

Thought this was good

I am not sure whether this gets kudos for being a good marketing slogan or it should be looked at as a sign of the times - just thought it good - eyeglass company

"...Even our sale is on sale..."

Oct 27, 2016 - 6:07pm

GLD no change

SLV lost 177 tonnes today.

Oct 27, 2016 - 6:09pm

I Am So Glad!


I Am So Glad!

Submitted by Maestro on October 27, 2016 - 6:07pm.

That the American economy is firing on all cylinders, so much so that they can raise rates!

Hows that rise in the U.S. Dollar doing for ya Yellen? All on the back is a supposed .25% rate increase in Dec. Think the cratering Yuan is just by chance? Wanna see what happens to the bond market should you actually be able to raise rates by a full 1%? Can you say 2 Trillion Madame Chairperson?


Oct 27, 2016 - 7:10pm

Do something different with the intro music?

The high hat work is very clear in this A2A for some reason.


Oct 27, 2016 - 9:14pm

Raoul Pau thinks Bitcoin could reach $1,000,000

" One fund manager thinks Bitcoin could be worth $1,000,000 USD after some envelope-back analysis from “a while ago.” Former Global Macro Investor Group manager Raoul Pal has been predicting Bitcoin’s price based on a comparison with gold for over a year now. "


Oct 27, 2016 - 9:16pm

Has Anyone Else Noticed..

How lately Gold has a little up day ($10) then a little down day ($10) then a little horizontal day ($0) then run through the sequence.

Again and Again and Again... Like a holding pattern.

Joseph Warren
Oct 27, 2016 - 9:44pm

Curmudgeon Analysis

The following article by Craig Paul Roberts is spot on. It deals with an important, serious topic. But for some reason it had me chuckling a few times. Part of the reason for this is the absurdity of it all. And part of my reaction was appreciation for thinking very similar thoughts - "Are people really this f$&%ing stupid ? "


Oct 27, 2016 - 9:50pm


Oct 27, 2016 - 9:51pm
James Crighton
Oct 27, 2016 - 9:53pm

"Unmentionable" comes of age ?

Needham Raises Bitcoin Price Target To $848: Here's Why:



How times change ...... ".... it's a massive Ponzi schme .... "


PS: apologies AIJ - had not seen that you had referenced the article already. But, good, so will leave it up.

Oct 27, 2016 - 9:54pm

Just a straightforward

question.....no sarcasm, or smarmy attitude. When you go to the grocery store to buy food, can you use bitcoin?

Joseph Warren
Oct 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
Oct 27, 2016 - 10:10pm

Oldies But Goodies..

Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth 1967
Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction
The Animals - We Gotta Get Out Of This Place
Paint it Black - Vietnam War

Good time to lighten up and and remember past seasons of unrest...

Oct 27, 2016 - 10:10pm

Trigger-Free Trick or Treat

Trigger-Free Trick or Treat
James Crighton gazzmann
Oct 27, 2016 - 10:10pm

@gazzman - 9:54pm post - grocery store / unmentionable

Ans: not yet Gazzman - and maybe never - bitcoin is presently best placed for larger transactions - its number one feature is security and therefore (not enough space here to explain why - just trust me) not suitable to such quick little transactions. Eminently suited to larger ones though. Actually, this is what the discussion / hullabaloo is about in the bitcoin developer community at the moment - the more short-sighted want to increase the blocksize to enable "grocery-type / cup-a-coffee" transactions - but the change in architecture to allow this will, necessarily, cause a drop in security. It won't happen. Bitcoins number one feature is security - and that is the way it should stay.

However - there are wee tricks that can be done to enable quick-small transactions with bitcoins - such as Kim Dotcom is engineering at the moment with Bitcache (see at bnktothefuture.com) - these types of tweaks have no affect on BTC security.

All the talk of "blockchain replacement of bitcoin" by the (dead-scared) bankster types is just ignorant hot air - they will ALL come round to bitcoin when they find that nothing with similar security can be built in the centralised fashion that banks wish they could do. Bitcoin will be worth at least $1 million within 10 years and will be the money for major digital transactions. It's security ensures that. One just needs to understand the cryptography involved to see that - see Satoshi Nakamoto's white paper.


Oct 27, 2016 - 10:33pm


My generations interpretations about war,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Black Sabbath ~ War Pigs

Strangely familiar no.....................

I can hear Cackles squealing for joy about now........................

Oct 27, 2016 - 10:38pm
mavens TF
Oct 27, 2016 - 10:40pm

Price targets....

Mr. Turd, Speaking of price targets, and please be aware that I have only been a resident of Turdville for 6-9 months or so, have you ever stated a "price target" for a physical ounce of AG or AU should "actual, legit, real" price actually be discovered via actual supply/demand? Everything else being equal, less the paper manipulation/price suppression we are currently experiencing, what, pray tell, would you say an ounce of gold or silver would/should cost you in USD right now in a 100% completely fraud free, transparent and legit market environment. Thanks, asking for a friend, I'll hang up and listen. -Mavens PS: F Mike Ballanger! FRAUDSTER!!!

Safety Dan
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:09pm

Top doctors: Chemotherapy one

Top doctors: Chemotherapy one of dozens of procedures shown to 'give no benefit'

Thursday, October 27, 2016 by: Vicki Batts
Tags: cancer, chemotherapy, ineffective medicine

(NaturalNews) Chemotherapy is arguably one of the medical industry's biggest frauds. Perhaps that's why it recently landed on a list of ineffectual treatments drawn up by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AMRC).

The list was created by 11 top specialists, who were each asked to think of five treatments they felt provided little to no patient benefits. And surprise, surprise – chemotherapy was one of them. Doctors from the AMRC said that chemotherapy cannot cure terminal cancer, and may bring unneeded distress in the final months of life. The Guardian reported:

"The treatment is 'by its very nature toxic', the college said. "Therefore, the combination of failing to achieve a response and causing toxicity can 'do more harm than good.'"

Do more harm than good? You don't say.

Research has shown that in some hospitals, up to 50 percent of cancer patients are dying, not from their disease, but from chemotherapy drugs. For the first time ever, researchers actually looked at the numbers of patients who were dying within 30 days of chemotherapy administration, which could indicate that the treatment was the cause of death rather than the cancer. What they found was horrifying.

The study, which was conducted by Public Health England and Cancer Research UK, found that the average 30-day mortality rate across England was about 8.4 percent for lung cancer and 2.5 percent for breast cancer. But, in some hospitals, those numbers were much higher. For example, at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, the 30 day mortality rate for palliative chemotherapy for lung cancer was 28 percent. In Milton Keynes, the death rate for lung cancer treatment soared up to 50.9 percent.

The research revealed that the death rate for lung cancer patients was higher than average in several areas, including Blackpool, Coventry, Derby, South Tyneside, Surrey and Sussex.

The data also revealed that about 1-in-5 people who underwent palliative care for breast cancer at Cambridge University Hospitals died because of chemotherapy treatment.

Of course, the industry was quick to defend their practices, with doctors suggesting that these occurrences could simply be the outcome of data problems, noting that even a few deaths could skew statistics.

However, no one really argued with the fact that chemotherapy is indeed a toxin. It doesn't discriminate; it kills cancerous cells and healthy cells – and therein lies the rub. It may kill the cancer, but not without increasing your risks of getting cancer again in the future.

A 2004 study also found that cytotoxic chemotherapy does very little towards enhancing cancer survivors' 5-year survival rates. The research, which was led by scientists from the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Northern Sydney Cancer Centre of the Royal North Shore Hospital, located in Sydney, Australia, raised serious questions about the actual efficacy of curative and adjuvant chemotherapies.

What they found was that in Australia chemo only contributed 2.3 percent to the 5-year survival rate in adults, and in the U.S., that number dropped to 2.1 percent. These findings suggest that overall, chemotherapy truly provides very little benefit to any patient's survival. In their conclusion, the study authors wrote, "As the 5-year relative survival rate for cancer in Australia is now over 60%, it is clear that cytotoxic chemotherapy only makes a minor contribution to cancer survival. To justify the continued funding and availability of drugs used in cytotoxic chemotherapy, a rigorous evaluation of the cost-effectiveness and impact on quality of life is urgently required."

The AMRC urges doctors and patients to question whether or not particular treatments are necessary. After all, unwarranted and harmful treatments are truly anything but medicine.


See above link for sources and more info.

Doctors name treatments that bring little or no benefit


Leading doctors list dozens of procedures that 'give no benefit'








Safety Dan
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:12pm

Corruption: Justice Dept.

Corruption: Justice Dept. won’t prosecute EPA worker over Gold King mine spill

If you or I – or any citizen, really – had done what EPA contract workers did to the environment in Colorado recently, we’d not only be facing huge fines that would take a lifetime to repay, we’d also very likely be in court fighting for our freedom.

But of course, our government always makes sure to protect its own, as evidenced by the way the Obama administration has ensured that the president’s heir-apparent, Hillary Clinton, didn’t face prosecution for harming national security and mishandling classified materials.

...The Star added that the OIG did find evidence the worker made false statements and violated the Act


tyberious Safety Dan
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:13pm

No Benefit

Fluoride water

GMO Crops

Most vaccines



The US Government!!

They could all disappear and my life would change, only for the better!

JQuest tyberious
Oct 27, 2016 - 11:19pm

@ No Benefit

Ty you forgot Central Banks..

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:20pm


Back in the day I was a big Ozzy fan too...

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