A2A with Brent Cook of Exploration Insights


For our final A2A of 2016, we were joined today by independent mining analyst Brent Cook. While we hope that all A2As are beneficial, this one was particularly valuable as Brent's wisdom and experience can actually help to make (and save) you some fiat. Therefore, please be sure to give this a listen.

Today's show began with a general discussion of the year in review as well as Brent's take on whether mining CEOs will now have a different view of the Bullion Banks in light of the recent discoveries of coercion and price manipulation. From there, Brent shares his opinion on more than twenty individual companies and their prospects, the names of which were submitted by Vault subscribers here at TFMR.

Again, I think you'll find this to be an extraordinarily helpful podcast and I urge you to give it a thorough listen.



Dec 16, 2016 - 1:00pm

Oh well, bah, humbug

At least we have zerohedge.com and Don's site: www.goldstockdata.com

I think it would be better next time to ask Brent about companies he likes, and about various geological and economic factors that make for good ore-bearing prospects in regions he is familiar with, along with his favorite bar food and beer.

Those are the areas of his interest and expertise.

Just my two bits.

Joseph Warren
Dec 16, 2016 - 12:53pm


PMs have been seen as a hedge against inflation , and insurance during an overall financial collapse. Some have gone heavier into PMs than others. They read and heard about the stock market being in a bubble. (One of the few assets affordable for the little guy that was generating a return.) They agreed and were concerned that it could virtually collapse very quickly. They were concerned about all paper assets crashing, so went heavier into PMs.

Imprudent ? Not if you were in Weimar Germany in the 1920s-30s. And if you were on the Titanic and presented with one pile of life jackets and another pile of dumbells, grabbing one jacket in one hand and a dumbell in the other to 'diversify' might not have been the best strategy.

The point ? No one knows the future. Yah place yer bets and take yer chances. No reason to beat yourself up over past decisions. First half of this year who would've guessed that the PMs are where they are at today.

Dec 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

based on the probable

based on the probable headline fade I just sold my NUGT 6.36 position for 6.21 per share....will re-enter in the high 5s. still feel NUGT is a steal here, but am trying to up my share count as much as possible

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:58am

PM Allocation

Is physical gold and silver going to be worth something when I'm dead? Yes.

Is my stock portfolio going to be worth something when I'm dead? I don't know.

Are Government Bonds going to be worth something when I'm dead? I don't know.

Are Australian Dollars going to be worth something when I'm dead? I don't know.

I'm doing this mostly because I want to leave something for my kids that I know will be worth something so my allocation tolerance is far higher than the recommended.

If you want to get rich quick go to a casino, simple. And tell me what is wrong with a honest days pay for a honest days work?

Gold and Silver are known as honest money correct? That's one of the biggest problems with todays world, everyone want's it all now and they want it without any effort. Just look no further than the big banks.

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:42am

heads up, Rick Santelli is

heads up, Rick Santelli is about to rant about Yellen/China on CNBC...love that guy

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:40am


It seems GOLD loses about 10 bucks for every point the USD strengthens. So the USDJPY at 230 should take GOLD to zero. Fucking hurry up will ya!! Or maybe Japan could just fall into the sea to get ot over with.

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:39am

it just hit cnbc

it just hit cnbc

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:38am

Didn't know about the

Didn't know about the drone...that means that it's not market driven, it's headline....headlines fade/change. We are still in danger of another USD/JPY run then, which means it can swing right back. CRAP

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Dec 16, 2016 - 11:34am

Again don't consider these separately

The news prompted the HFTs to dump the USDJPY. This, in turn, prompted other HFTs to buy digital gold.

That was the micro-second order of events.

Dec 16, 2016 - 11:33am

I am Smiling Now

Gold and silver rising makes me smile!!!

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