The two largest global economies are making great strides in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact. Lower real rates combined with a weak US dollar underpinned a rebound in the gold and silver price as well as gold equities last week. Base metal equities also outperformed as investors are focused on the upside for industrial commodities in the wake of the proposed US infrastructure bill. In Stock Talk, I review acquisitions and exploration progress by a junior gold explorer in Eastern Australia. A gold developer in Western Australia upgrades its underground resource with a new lode. An Alaska-focused precious and base metal explorer reports the remaining holes from its 2020 program while planning the 2021 program. Finally, a prospect generator and explorer reports on corporate and project activity.