TFMR Podcast - Tuesday, January 31


A very interesting day today as major POSX weakness sent both Comex Digital Metals soaring higher. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Tomorrow brings the FOMC Fedlines and the BLSBS is still looming for Friday. Regardless, though, this was a good day.

Just how good of a day was it? See below:

Next, after a general discussion of the day's events, we begin the chart parade with these two looks at the POSX:

And we also dissect the all-important USDJPY:

Here are updated looks at Comex Digital Gold (CDG) and Comex Digital Silver (CDS):

And we close with surging copper and a grinding HUI:

Lastly, don't forget that it's Tuesday. This means that if you're free at 10:00 pm EST tonight, you can stream John Batchelor and Professor Cohen through either of these links: OR I strongly encourage you to listen live if you can as the situation on the ground in Donetsk appears to be heating up by the day.

More tomorrow,



Jan 31, 2017 - 5:42pm

1st in Japan

2 in a row baby


Jan 31, 2017 - 5:43pm



Jan 31, 2017 - 5:44pm


Marchas Time

Jan 31, 2017 - 5:44pm

Let's Try For

4th Keep Stacking O! Well Can't Win Them All.

Jan 31, 2017 - 5:46pm
Jan 31, 2017 - 5:49pm


Nope, silver. Hmmmm, me likee silver! cool

Must have some . . . Now!

Stack on!

ps -- Clif says the action in silver starts in "early February". Could he be right?

Jan 31, 2017 - 5:49pm
Jan 31, 2017 - 5:55pm

7th....Turd on cancer cure

Rucky seven no doubt...

Hi Turd not sure if you saw this from the end of the last thread


Hi Turd, having fought non-hodgkins myself, the best thing to do is engage in a alkaline diet, then use food combination dietary meals there on.

Basically do not combine proteins and carbs. Your body produces acid and enzymes to break down proteins and carbs. If you remember high school chemistry, the litmus test, dip litmus paper into acid it turns red, into alkaline it turns green, combine acid and alkaline together, dip and nothing happens. Nothing happens because the combination turns to water.

So combine protein and carbs and your body spends exponentially more time and energy digesting than healing your daily intrusions to health. The incomplete digestion goes from stomach to intestines and rots like garbage poisoning your body, adding to your body's work load.

G. Edward Griffin has some great material on cancer cures, well worth looking at.

G. Edward Griffin - A World Without Cancer - The Story Of Vitamin B17
lund175 onesong
Jan 31, 2017 - 6:13pm

Love the poker chips


I buy these for my sister and her hubby for a gift, as they partied, I mean lived, in Las Vegas for several years

Christmas and birthday's.

Same for the kids but they get silver eagles.

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:14pm

top 10

nice day in the silver pit.

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:14pm

Top 10

Going to liste while running, sweet!

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:18pm

FOMC Fedlines

How many times have we seen metals run flat for several hours leading up to the announcement, then thirty seconds prior, price spikes (usually down), the announcement is released, and price moves hard the opposite direction, then huts resistance and falls all the way back to its starting point?

Same pattern on Friday AM before the BLS announcement.

Sounds like a slow trader like me needs to sit on the side and eat popcorn until the direction prompted by the FED & BLS's "creative polemics" begins to take shape.

Jan 31, 2017 - 6:25pm

Turd song...


Heh heh heh Jeez O Pete!!

Jan 31, 2017 - 7:32pm


CDG: +$55 or 4.75% for January

CDS: +$1.53 or 9.5% for January

S&P: +40 or 1.8% for January

I'm sure this will be prominently discussed on CNBS tomorrow...

SteveW Boing_Snap
Jan 31, 2017 - 7:57pm

@ Boing-Snap: Nutrition

I wish you hadn't reposted your comments on "cancer cure" since there is so much wrong with it that I let pass the first time.

Litmus is blue in alkali, while acid mixed with alkali makes a salt (of some type, not necessarily sodium chloride) not just water. These errors of simple high school chemistry are no big deal.

The dietary comments and web site make no sense. Saliva is mildly acidic to mildly neutral while the stomach is always strongly acidic due to hydrochloric acid.

The laetrile (B17) story has been around for decades and there is no study showing that it is effective against any cancer.

Finally I'm happy that you have been cured of Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, I've been living with my type of this disease for 18 years. I suspect that if you were forthcoming that you did not defeat your disease with an alkaline diet alone but a more conventional treatment.

Jan 31, 2017 - 8:50pm

Craig Miners

GDXJ up 18%, SILJ-the Junior Miner etf was up over 18%.

CNBS might not have time to get to that--which if you spend a second thinking about it is a great full year return.

Jan 31, 2017 - 8:52pm

@SteveW...Can't support your claim

The treatments on nutrition, mainly food combining were my naturalpath's, a member of the College of Naturalpaths board here in Canada, a college with a history dating back over 100 years. And in meeting a large amount of his patients in the waiting room, and ones I referred to him, I can say he was extremely effective at his trade.

Having myself witnessed the test of alkaline/acid i'm not sure what you're referring to, red and green were the colours I saw, maybe a different form of the test paper.

In any matter your comments seem to suggest a standard medical bias, natural with the amount of programming one gets to that end. Unfortunately the standard medical community is severely lacking in the area of nutrition, and that is the key to avoiding disease in general.

Reliance on evasive chemical drugs, dangerous and costly procedures, to focus on specific targets ends up not fully taking into account the what happens to other areas of the body and puts a load on the liver and kidneys. Dependencies on chemical based drugs to maintain multiple conditions and never actually cure them, make for a great revenue stream for drug companies, but extremely detrimental to one's health, both physically and fiscally in the long run. The unnatural compounds of drugs can't be removed from the body easily and build up in the liver mostly and other areas of the body and lead to other medical conditions, pharmaceutical snowball.

This info I gained through 25 years of taking an active part in my health, most folks rely strictly on their doctors, and get the treatments that have been presented to them, combining both disciplines from a foundation of your own knowledge, gives one the optimal chance at being cured, not just patched together and drugged up. One or the other discipline on its own can't stand complete, combining the two can. Mine Hodgkins battle did, I had chemo, and no radiation, the naturalpath suggested this approach, we flushed out the side effects of chemo with nutrition and herbs after it cleaned out the cancer, been fine for 25 years.


Jan 31, 2017 - 9:15pm
Jan 31, 2017 - 9:51pm


Fined again for a criminal act. They can expect to fine them again for the same thing in the future. The Victims be damned and the system stays corrupt.

Jan 31, 2017 - 9:51pm

@ Boing_Snap My claims

The only claims I made were regarding litmus and the acid/alkali combination. Other than that an alkaline diet always falls into an acidic stomach.

It might surprise you that I consider nutrition to be extremely important but unfortunately one size does not fit all. I hope your naturopath titrates diets to his individual clients. Science is only just beginning to tease out these nutritional responses.

Glad you had the good sense to have traditional chemo then follow up with a healthy diet. Some NHL can be cured, others can only be treated with current knowledge. This will be my last OT comment on this subject.

Expecting my silver tomorrow from last week's purchase. Take care.

Jan 31, 2017 - 10:00pm

21'st ish


Jan 31, 2017 - 10:08pm
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:29pm

Abby Martin Interviews Stephen F. Cohen

Empire Files: US-Russia Relations in "Most Dangerous Moment" Leading scholar on US-Russia relations addresses the claim being trumpeted by politicians and media on both sides of the political spectrum that Russia is now the "number one" threat to the United States. Given the proxy wars in Syria and Ukraine, Dr. Cohen tells host Abby Martin that the real alarming danger today is "a new, multi-front Cuban missile crisis."

Jan 31, 2017 - 10:32pm

Ukraine discussion

John and Steve will begin discussing Ukraine in three minutes.

boomer sooner
Jan 31, 2017 - 10:38pm

Bank Fines

It's almost like the banks were "allowed" to violate the rules so the agencies could get some "under the table" funding. If the fines work like our state laws on bad checks and distinct attorneys, they are having a hey day.

Jan 31, 2017 - 11:32pm


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Submitted by RedRiver on January 31, 2017 - 2:21pm.

Hat Tip!


It would appear as the Central fund of Canada is suffering from some serious capping today. Despite volume up considerably it looks like the discount to NAV is going to widen further today, what gives?


Anybody have an answer for this question?

Feb 1, 2017 - 1:51am

@ SteveW. & Boing-Snap

You say, "The laetrile (B17) story has been around for decades and there is no study showing that it is effective against any cancer." That statement is basically true. There will not be any current studies on B 17 because the drug companies cannot figure out a way to completely control the market within B 17. However, we have spent months reviewing the testimonies of cured people over the last 25 years who used B17. We have also buried many friends and family who used chemo and radiation. I am tired of those funerals. 

We would love to have seen success within the chemo/radiation treatment for our family. I would have my sister, Linda's sister, our best friends and the list goes onward. They tried it and are now in a different place.

There are many alternative cancer treatments out there. We are also trying several of them, however not chemo. We lived in a alternative hospital for a month in Mexico and saw for ourselves the many who came there looking for some hope as there doctors had radiated and chemoed them to the point of death. I cried too long and we were not just visitors but lived with these poisoned/burned people. 

Yes Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is a horrible cancer. We know, we buried Linda's sister with that same cancer 12 months ago. They radiated and chemoed her, over and over and over until she weighed 80 pounds and was paralyzed from the waist down. I was asked by the family to officiate at the funeral.

So far, in our lives, we are batting zero with those who tried chemo and radiation. We are happy for you and your success. We are on a different pathway, a pathway outside of the trauma of the medical field. We study almost everyday, not just B17, but as many as thirty different approaches to overcoming cancer. We are feeling great and have a few things that we do every day. We skype with other cancer survivors who also have rejected the chemo and are doing great on other natural treatments. Jim

Feb 1, 2017 - 4:00am

More Info That Communist Libtards......

will neither watch or comprehend if forced to watch.... 36:38

Feb 1, 2017 - 4:52am

All these support and resistance levels

don't seem to mean a lot these days. 

Maybe they used to, but not so much anymore. CDG is pegged to USD /JPY. 

That's about it. 

Feb 1, 2017 - 6:12am

Japan rejects Donald Trump’s

Japan rejects Donald Trump’s yen manipulation charge

Prime minister Shinzo Abe insists Tokyo not intervened to devalue currency for years

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe: 'The kind of criticism they are making of yen manipulation is incorrect' © AFP

by: Robin Harding in Tokyo

Japan fiercely denied Donald Trump’s claims of yen manipulation on Wednesday as the presidential remarks triggered a slide in the dollar and raised one of Tokyo’s worst fears for the new US administration.

Officials from prime minister Shinzo Abe downwards said Japan had not intervened in the yen for years and respected its G7 and G20 commitments not to devalue the currency for competitive advantage.

Tokyo’s robust response highlights its fear that the Trump administration will target Japan because of yen weakness linked to easy monetary policies of the Bank of Japan.

“You look at what China’s doing, you look at what Japan has done over the years. They play the money market, they play the devaluation market and we sit there like a bunch of dummies,” Mr Trump said on Tuesday in a meeting with pharmaceutical company executives.

The reference to Japan is a change for Mr Trump, who has in recent weeks singled out companies that offshore jobs to Mexico. However, some US companies such as Ford Motor have longstanding complaints about Japan’s currency policy.

“The kind of criticism they are making of yen manipulation is incorrect,” Mr Abe declared in parliament, saying he was ready to explain it if necessary. “We entrust monetary policy to the Bank of Japan to meet the 2 per cent inflation target as appropriate.”

A widening gap between bond yields in Japan and the US has fuelled a fall in the yen since Mr Trump was elected. US yields have risen based on expectations of fiscal stimulus, whereas the BoJ has capped Japanese yen-year yields at 0 per cent

Most central bankers argue that currency weakness is a consequence, not a goal, of easy policy aimed at boosting inflation at home. The US regularly made the same argument to Japan when Tokyo was easing policy from 2009 to 2013.

Masatsugu Asakawa, Japan’s top currency official, said yen movements were driven by the market and monetary policy was aimed at escaping deflation. “Japan has not intervened in recent years,” he told reporters at the finance ministry.

Japan intervened heavily in the early 2000s to weaken the yen. It did so again after the 2008 financial crisis and most recently after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku.

But despite speculation about intervention as the yen rose to Y100 last year, Japan held back, under pressure from the Obama administration. China has not intervened in recent years either, although several jurisdictions not mentioned by Mr Trump — such as South Korea and Taiwan — are thought to be active in managing their currencies.

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