In the same week that US President Biden signed his trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, Congress passed his signature ‘Build Back Better’ plan, which still needs to pass the Senate as resurgent coal prices may keep a key Virginian Democrat’s vote off the table. Closer to home, a once-in-a-century storm causing devastating flooding effectively cut off most of Metro Vancouver from the rest of Canada and forced the provincial government to declare a state of emergency. It will take years and billions of dollars to repair or replace the damaged infrastructure. Today’s Stock Talk is centered on my recent site visit to a gold explorer and developer’s asset portfolio in central Nevada (IAU). I also cover drill results from another two companies advancing gold projects in Idaho (LGD) and central Africa (LN).