A2A with Simon Mikhailovich of Tocqueville Bullion Reserve


Earlier today, we were able to visit with a new guest for our webinar series, Simon Mikhailovich of Tocqueville Bullion Reserve. Simon was full of terrific information and insights so I strongly encourage you to carve out some time to give this a listen.

Among the topics covered over the course of this 45-minute discussion:

  • What might be the global impact of President Trump's new tariff plan?
  • What lies ahead in 2018 for global interest rates and the US dollar?
  • Might global central banks move one day to officially revalue gold significantly higher?
  • How does the global gold supply/demand equation look at present?
  • And a whole lot more!

Again, there's a bunch information packed into this audio so please be sure to give it a thorough listen. Thanks again to Simon for spending time with us and we look forward to visiting with him again sometime soon.



Mar 8, 2018 - 3:07pm


always liked Tocqueville

Island Teal
Mar 8, 2018 - 3:29pm


Now to listen.

been passing the time trading SQ.

better than worrying bout what we cannot control.

Mar 8, 2018 - 3:49pm

Bronze today

Gold and Silver marking time.

Mar 8, 2018 - 4:13pm


Let me grab another fifth here . . . (I'm not greedy -- just thirsty!)

Mar 8, 2018 - 4:18pm


Keep stacking.

Mar 8, 2018 - 4:29pm
Ronnie 666
Mar 8, 2018 - 4:34pm

Not in the right place but worth listening to - New Cold War

New podcast from John Batchelor on Russian missile technology and the New Cold War


The first two podcasts - “can this be switched off” I have just started listening to but the one by Rick Fisher which is #6 on today’s list is worth 7 mins of time .


Mar 8, 2018 - 5:04pm
Ronnie 666
Mar 8, 2018 - 5:09pm

I am confused by John Batchelor

In the first two discussions of the new Cold War he adopts a Washington centric approach and the take is how to suppress Russia not negotiate with Putin. Richard his guest discusses sanctions and increase sanctions. The Russians meddle in democracy. New weapons to be developed. This is all War talk .... this is not the John Batchelor that interviews Steven Cohen. It gets so bad you can’t listen to it anymore....

Texas Sandman
Mar 8, 2018 - 5:59pm

NEW hat eating contest

"Further, I have gone on record stating that the USG did make a secret agreement with JPM on the occasion of its takeover of Bear Stearns, but if the USG has been calling the shots in silver over the past 7 years then I’ll go out and buy a hat and eat it."

Ted Butler

Hey, Uncle Ted... want your hat broiled or boiled? Turd, I hear Ted Butler is in the market for a hat...

Mar 8, 2018 - 6:29pm
Mar 8, 2018 - 6:35pm

@canary l'il doggies

Dachshund Hunting & Killing
Mar 8, 2018 - 7:02pm


No black ops for your wee doggies!

Mar 8, 2018 - 7:03pm

@Infometron...my wee doggies don't kill

In self defense only.

Tiberius (remember him?) used to call me 'softy'.

Mar 8, 2018 - 7:06pm

Cdn5 not yet ready for prime time.

Cdn5 closed about flat on the day. Best performer was OrganiGram (OGRMF/OGI) up 1.43% and poorest was WeedMD (WDDMF/WMD) down 3.36%.
The Canadian Senate is throwing a damper on marijuana progress. A proposed law covering cannabis impaired driving rules has been delayed for at least two months in Parliament, with opposition representatives arguing legalization should be postponed until year’s end. The Canadian Senate functions differently than our senate, serving more as a rubber-stamp political group occupied by (appointed) retired political hacks and bureaucrats however, that doesn't mean they are incapable of slowing things down.
THC BioMed (THCBF/THC) enjoyed a very strong day, up 20.43% but latest available news was from Mar6 and unlikely cause for the brouhaha. I suspect there's more to come and latest is an unrelated event:
Mar6, 2018: THC BioMed closed a private placement, under its previously announced investment agreement, with Alumina Partners (Ontario) Ltd. (“Alumina”).
On March 2, 2018, the Company issued to Alumina 932,835 units (“Units”) at a price of $1.072 per Unit, for total proceeds of $1,000,000.

WTI Crude spent the day struggling to stay above $60/bbl, coming within a few pennies at exactly 2:00pm est before snapping back. WTI closed at $60.33/bbl

BTC is once again struggling to stay above $9K/coin with all the little ones gathering 'round. This is a tragic turn of events for the king crypto. When we witness something like this happening, it feels like it could continue falling forever and when it recovers, we wonder why we didn't take advantage of the dip. This dip may still have some way to go but who can say when so much is dependent on news from every backwater in the world. It just seems like every time cryptos start to rebound, news from some government official, regulatory agency or crypto processing error is there to slam them down again.

Mar 8, 2018 - 7:15pm

@Lakedweller...one exception

When we meet Jamie Dimon....silver manipulation may be finally over.

Mar 8, 2018 - 8:16pm


One of your wee doggies must have been an honor grad of the Pitbull Academy.

Mar 8, 2018 - 8:58pm

Trump agrees to meet the NK strongman (ZH)

What is a great thing...........Only the lousy BLS may save us tomorrow...or the power of the silver COT.

Mar 8, 2018 - 9:16pm

POTUS may be trumping Pentagon

It just could be that Trump is willing to negotiate a peace plan. I am of the firm opinion that the Pentagon wants anything but.

“The North side clearly affirmed its commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and said it would have no reason to possess nuclear weapons should the safety of its regime be guaranteed and military threats against North Korea removed,” Seoul’s delegation head and National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong said.

Mar 8, 2018 - 9:45pm

Excellent A to A Turd

I enjoyed the interview with Simon Mikhailovich. His perspective was quite interesting and hope we can get him back in the future.

Mar 8, 2018 - 9:48pm
Mar 8, 2018 - 9:49pm

Above average guest..

Thank you Simon.


Mar 8, 2018 - 9:59pm

This is unbelievable

This link was already posted but it demands your attention!

In the 21st century, only one global institution has managed to go backward and make themselves even MORE opaque and above-the-law. The Criminal LBMA.


Mar 8, 2018 - 10:14pm


Mar 8, 2018 - 10:36pm

They Want It All

Suppress the price until everyone but banks give up.

Ben Stackin
Mar 8, 2018 - 10:47pm
Mar 8, 2018 - 10:56pm

And ponder this...

This absolutely crazy and unprecedented move by the LBMA goes live six days after the expected launch of the CNY-crude. Related?

Mar 8, 2018 - 11:01pm

Sounds to Me

That since China shipped some gold to the LBMA, we have the new not free paper market scam.

Mar 8, 2018 - 11:06pm
boomer sooner
Mar 8, 2018 - 11:22pm


Silver has been too stable, $16-16.50, for too long. The swings in this area are becoming boring. Unless the chart makers are making coin here, I feel (my SJW coming out) that a bust up and through $17 is in the cards. But, everytime I get this feeling, a kick in nads happens.

Party hat or cup?


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