A2A with "Mercenary Geologist" Mickey Fulp

The Mercenary Geologist

With metals prices moving higher and a rebound in the mining shares, what a great time to welcome back independent exploration geologist and analyst Mickey Fulp.

One of the most difficult aspects of mining share investing is dealing with the challenge of discerning a high quaility opportunity from a potential loser. While no one can get it right all of the time, your possibilities for profit can be greatly enhanced if you find some wisdom and experience to guide you. To that end, Mickey Fulp has spent the past 35 years analyzing and exploring within the mining sector and he freely shares his insights through his website https://www.goldgeologist.com/index.html

Over the course of this 50-minute webinar, Mickey addresses a number of issues and answers several listener questions. Some of the topics covered include:

  • the key metric for the mining sector in 2017
  • the possibility of a pick-up in M&A activity
  • Mickey's favorite precious metal for 2017 (hint: it's neither gold nor silver)
  • the prospects for the base/industrial metal miners
  • Mickey's thoughts on cobalt, uranium and copper
  • And much, much more!

I'm confident that you're going to find this information to be extremely valuable so I strongly encourage you to carve out some time today or over the weekend to give this a listen. Thanks again to Mickey for being so generous with his time!



Feb 9, 2017 - 4:37pm

Fantastic interview!! I

Fantastic interview!!

I follow Mickey over on Kerry Lutz's show. Man, if I knew 10% of what he knows.

Anyway back to work!

Feb 9, 2017 - 5:13pm


In the old days (just a couple years ago), we'd call this a Cartel warning shot....a signal from one Bank to the next that a much more significant raid was coming.

Note the timing (right before the Globex close) and be sure to notice that there was no corresponding action in USDJPY or bonds.

So, be on the lookout.

Feb 9, 2017 - 5:19pm


Be sure to note the nasty candle that they painted and that price is now just back below the 100-day MA.

Again, though, this is not unexpected given the RSIs that we discussed just yesterday. Let's see if we can find some support near or just below that $1220 level that had proven to be such tough resistance over the past few weeks.

Feb 9, 2017 - 5:21pm

NOTICE: Newsletter Writers Panel Thurs Feb 9 at 1PM EST

Four of mining's best independent analysts will join CEO.CA this Thursday Feb 9 at 1pm EST / 10AM PST for an incredible panel on creating wealth and avoiding destruction in early-stage mining stocks, arguably the highest-risk and highest-reward sector of all investing.


CEO.CA CEO Tommy Humphreys (that's me) will be the moderator.

The panelists have more than 100 years of experience evaluating mining, exploration and development projects and public companies.

The panel will focus on the outlook for mining shares as well as emerging discoveries.

It will take place in the ~Coreshack panel at CEO.CA (www.ceo.ca/~coreshack) Thursday (tomorrow) at 1pm EST and 10am PST.

CEO.CA members will be able to ask questions of the panelists from any channel on CEO.CA using the hashtag #askgold.

A thread of the conversation will be available after the event.


Feb 9, 2017 - 6:17pm

A Good Laugh!

ZeroHedge reports that the Fed's top lawyer is retiring:


The reader comments below the article had me LMAO!

I particularly liked the comment that the Fed had no need for a lawyer, since there are no laws that apply to them!

Antony von Clearwell
Feb 9, 2017 - 6:19pm

Resistance vs support

Precious metals support versus resistance.

Resistance: tough, almost unbeatable on the way up. Requires repetitive pounding for weeks to break out above.

Support: slice through like a hot knife through warm soft butter. Requires a sneeze and quick eyes.

Antony von Clearwell
Feb 9, 2017 - 6:37pm


Also known as the saw tooth generator. Slow stair stepping up to finally resolve in a straight vertical down all the way to the first step level (or preferably, even below that one). Then repeat.

Feb 9, 2017 - 7:24pm

AvC Re: R&S

Nailed it! That is probably the very best (edit: circumstantial) evidence of price suppression there is.

The smoking gun, so to speak.

Feb 9, 2017 - 7:34pm

An Auspicious Interview - Turd

Last night I was trying to find a chart of platinum to gold ratio as my thoughts were around the BTC being priced higher than platinum. So searching I found an article that stated that barnd coin investment had increased by 10% for 2016.

They also stated that automotive demand fell by 6%, and also mine supply of platinum fell by 10% for 2016.

The ration convinced me that this is a good time for diversifying.

Feb 9, 2017 - 8:12pm

Good A2A Thanks

There might be a time Russia keeps its production, but platinum seems like an investment for advanced income people.

Not for me.

I will invest in brass and bang sticks first.

Decent article on BTC


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