KER Politics - Sat 19 Jan, 2019

Great letter from the President to Nancy Pelosi

President Trump on Thursday denied military aircraft to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for a foreign trip just minutes before the congressional delegation was set to depart. Below is the full text of the president’s letter.

Dear Madame Speaker,

Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan has been postponed. We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown is over, In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate. I also feel that, during this period, it would be better if you were in Washington negotiating with me and joining the Strong Border Security movement to end the Shutdown. Obviously, if you would like to make your journey by flying commercial, that would certainly be your prerogative.

I look forward to seeing you soon and even more forward to watching our open and dangerous Southern Border finally receive the attention, funding, and security it so desperately deserves!

Sincerely,

Donald J. Trump

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True Common Sense on the Border Security Issue

Democrats flip-flop, now refuse to address border crisis

BY MITCH MCCONNELL

There is a humanitarian and security crisis at our nation’s southern border. Our country is threatened by the inflow of drugs and criminal aliens. Career border security experts continue to express strong support for physical barriers.

These walls and fences work. In fact, the Trump administration reports that in four border sectors where physical barriers were recently built or upgraded, illegal traffic dropped by more than 90 percent.

Statistics show and experts agree that we need increased resources to protect our borders. But for some reason, Washington Democrats are rejecting these facts. Instead, they’re prolonging this partial government shutdown and leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers to miss paychecks.

Adding to the absurdity is Democrats’ own history with this issue. In 2006, then-Sen. Barack Obama joined with then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Charles Schumer, and several other well-known Democrats and voted to authorize about 700 miles of physical barriers under the Secure Fence Act. That’s not the last time Democrats have supported walls. In fact, more than 80 percent of Senate Democrats voted for $1.5 billion dollars for border barriers just last year.

Unfortunately, in the Democrats’ never-ending march to the left, they’re now abandoning long-held, bipartisan principles that most Americans support, like the need to protect our country’s borders. New Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi even recently described a barrier as “an immorality” and decided that opposing President Donald Trump comes before the security of our borders.

“An immorality” to protect our sovereign nation’s borders from drug smuggling and human trafficking? She couldn’t be more wrong.

The Trump administration requested funding for the same kinds of physical barriers that the Obama administration was proud to build: Fencing with spaced slats that allow visibility, made with reinforced steel. Furthermore, they’re the same kinds of barriers that Customs and Border Protection experts have told us produce results.

You can call them walls. You can call them fences. You can call them steel slats. What they really are is effective.

Pelosi’s argument becomes even more unpersuasive when you consider the cost of the president’s border security proposal. Democrats would rather continue this partial government shutdown than agree to an additional investment of approximately one-tenth of 1 percent of federal spending.

Like many Kentuckians, I can’t think of a credible reason for the Democrats’ massive flip-flop on the need for border security. Instead, we’re left to believe that the Democrats are operating purely on political spite directed at Trump. Why else would they rather have a partial government shutdown drag on for weeks than continue to support border security? Why else would they plug their ears and refuse to listen to the experts?

I agree with former President Obama’s own Border Patrol chief, who stated recently, “I cannot think of a legitimate argument why anyone would not support the wall as part of the multilayered border security issue.”

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KER Politics - Sat 19 Jan, 2019

Please Post All Political Comments On This Posting For the Weekend

Since we do not have a weekend show political posting this weekend I am posting this to help keep the comments segregated. I will be very busy this weekend preparing for the conferences in Vancouver so please keep all political comments on this posting.

Thank you very much everyone and I hope you all have a great weekend!

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Weekend Show - Sat 19 Jan, 2019

Hour 2 – Metals and A Couple Company Updates
KER Weekend Show Hour 2

In the second hour I focus more on the gold sector as well as get a couple important company updates. Pay close attention to the final segment where Rick Bensingor shares a comprehensive update on US markets and even mentions his thoughts on gold.

If anyone is in Vancouver and attending the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC) please be sure to swing by my booth or send me an email (Fleck@kereport.com). I’m more than happy to meet up at the show of in the afternoon to sneak away to watch the football games. If you are unable to make it email me with any companies you would like me to sit down with.

Segment 1 – David Erfle, Founder of The Junior Miner Junky shares his speech at VRIC about how to build a successful portfolio of metals companies. Segment 2 – We get an update on Great Bear Resources from the CEO and President Chris Taylor. Great Bear had two news released out this week that included a very nice drill result that sent the stock higher. Segment 3 – Craig Parry, CEO and President of IsoEnergy joins me for a uranium update. IsoEnergy just raised $5.5 million in an oversubscribed bought deal and is about to start drilling. Segment 4 – Rick Bensignor, Founder of Bensignor Investment Strategies wraps up the show with some valuable insights on the US markets. We also discuss how the year could play out for the markets considering where the VIX currently is, the USD, and safe haven investments.

David Erfle

Great Bear Resources Update

Uranium sector and IsoEnergy update

Rick Bensignor on a broad market perspective

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Weekend Show - Sat 19 Jan, 2019

Hour 1 – A Focus on The US Markets and Major News Events Of The Week
KER Weekend Show Hour 1

This week is a full two hours of markets! The first hour we will focus on the US market rebound and some of the major news event from the week.

If anyone is in Vancouver and attending the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC) please be sure to swing by my booth or send me an email (Fleck@kereport.com). I’m more than happy to meet up at the show of in the afternoon to sneak away to watch the football games. If you are unable to make it email me with any companies you would like me to sit down with.

Segment 1 – Jesse Felder, Founder of The Felder Report is with me for two segment. In the first segment we focus on the US market rebound and some analogs that could tell us where the market is heading. Segment 2 – Jesse is back and this time with a focus on the gold market and his thoughts on the Newmont Goldcorp deal. Segment 3 – Nicholas Pardini, Founder of The Davos Investment Group outlines what kind of bear market we are for this year. Segment 4 – Marc Chandler, Managing Partner at Bannockburn Global Forex recaps the slew of major news events this week. These include the Brexit vote, UK no confidence vote, China trade comments, and strong US economic data.

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Jesse Felder on the US markets and USD

Jesse Felder on the gold market and Newmont Goldcorp deal

Nicholas Pardini on the bear market outlook

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Chris Temple from The National Investor - Fri 18 Jan, 2019

More Comments Out Of China On Trade Is Driving These Markets

Chris Temple joins me to address the move higher in the US markets today on the back of comments out of China. The story is China is willing to buy $1 trillion of US imports each year for 6 years. This is only a story and nothing has been signed but it is giving money managers another reasons to continue chasing the short term trend higher. We discuss just how likely this is to happen as where all the parties stand in term of actually getting a deal signed.

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Jordan Roy-Byrne - Techncial Commentary - Fri 18 Jan, 2019

Gold Still In A Downtrend But The Downside Is Limited

Jordan Roy-Byrne, Founder of The Daily Gold breaks down the gold and GDX charts. Although this recent bounce is dissipating it has taken the metal up to the higher part of is trend. Unfortunately this trend is still a downtrend but the downside is limited. Jordan shares some key levels to watch.

Click here to visit The Daily Gold website for more in depth metals commentary.

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Chris Kimble - Kimble Charting Solutions - Fri 18 Jan, 2019

Gold and Gold Stock Focused Charts – It Is So Close To Breaking Out

Chris Kimble, Founder of Kimble Charting Solutions joins me this week to break down a wide range of gold focused charts. Follow along below with the charts we discuss. Overall there are a number or charts close to breakout levels that could provide a major boost to the sector but they are not quite there.

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Dana Lyons Commentary - Thu 17 Jan, 2019

It Is Time To Fade The US Market Rally – But Where Does It Go From Here?

Dana Lyons, Fund Manager has been spot on calling the recent moves in the markets. At the tail end of December he was playing a bounce in the markets and now Dana is expecting this bounce to be done with. The important discussion is how this next move will play out. There is the potential of a fast and severe drop that brings everything down with it.

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And click here to visit Dana’s subscriber site where he shares his more in depth investment strategies.

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Craig Hemke from TF Metals Report - Thu 17 Jan, 2019

Outlining Some Similarities Between 2010 and 2019

Craig Hemke, Founder of TF Metals Report shares some insights on a recent article her wrote comparing 2010 to 2019. We look at Fed policy, general sentiment for the metals, and overall market positioning. Be sure to read his full article posted below.

Click here to visit Craig’s site for more metals commentary.

Here is the article looking at the scenario in 2019.

By Craig Hemke

For
each of the past several years, we’ve written January posts that helped
to serve as a road map for the year ahead. Though crystal ball gazing
is an inexact science, on balance we’ve done a pretty good job with
these forecasts. As 2019 dawns, we thought we should give it another try
today.

Let’s begin with where we’ve been…

After
the election of Trump in November 2016, a narrative was quickly
assembled and shoved down our collective throats. This narrative
included a strong dollar, a bursting of the bond bubble, a roaring stock
market and falling gold prices. We felt this was mostly garbage, and we
wrote about it here: https://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/8103/questioni…

Heading
into 2018, the establishment theme was a strong dollar that would drive
the U.S. economy and stock market forward. Again, this was all supposed
to lead to falling gold prices. We didn’t buy it, and instead listed
three primary themes that would drive events through the year. You can
read all about it here: https://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/8755/three-the…

So, how’d we do?

Again,
on balance we did quite well. Yes, the stock market rose in 2017, but
the dollar fell, the bond market bubble did not burst and gold prices
gained more than 10%. And last year, despite all of the dollar
bullishness that permeated and drove most markets, the dollar index only
gained 4.6%, and by late in the year, the Political Risk that was
listed as Theme #1 was definitely taking hold and driving the dollar
lower. Yes, the price of gold fell in 2018, but in the end, the decline
was less than 3%—a far cry from the doom and gloom so many generalists
had predicted.

Thus
here we are in 2019, and the time has come again to post some long-term
projections. What excitement will the year bring, and how will all of
this impact gold and silver prices?

Well,
if you’re a member of this site, then you likely already know where
we’re headed with this. If you’re not, then perhaps the title of this
post gives it away. To put it succinctly, the year 2019 will closely
resemble the year 2010 in regards to the economy, the dollar and Fed
policy. Most importantly, these factors will all combine to drive gold
and silver prices to their best year since 2010—when COMEX gold rose
nearly 30% and COMEX silver rose by an amazing 83%! We may not be able
to duplicate these gains in 2019, but we’re going to do pretty well.
That’s almost certain.

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David Erfle - Gold Market Commentary - Thu 17 Jan, 2019

Weekend Show Preview – How To Structure A Metals Portfolio

David Erfle, Founder of The Junior Miner Junky is kicking off the second hour of this weekend’s show with a preview to what he will be speaking about at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. David will be speaking on how to build a portfolio of resource companies.

Be sure to tune into the weekend show for a couple companies David is recommending.

Click here to visit The Junior Miner Junky website.

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