Monday mornings are usually a good time to check the weather outlook for the week ahead (mainly for planning purposes).

But a fan at the Brass Against rock concert in Florida this weekend was subjected to unexpected showers of a different kind, after lead singer Sophia Urista turned things up from 0-100 (real quick).

After inviting the fan up on stage for a ‘golden shower’, Urista proceeded to do just that — urinating on the man’s head. (The man was lying on his back with a can on his head, which didn’t do much to catch the deluge).

In light of some mild controversy surrounding the act, Urista’s band had to walk things back in a hurry.

“Sophia got carried away. That’s not something the rest of us expected, and it’s not something you’ll see again at our shows,” the band said.

On markets, the ASX has opened the week on a high note as the inflation dragon continues to linger on the sidelines.

Rising inflation (particularly in the US, but also elsewhere) has been the dominant narrative for a few months now, and investors are still split on the impact for markets if CPI growth proves to be more stubborn that transitory.

Pro trader Chris Weston said this morning that debate centres around whether the Fed is “behind the curve” in taking measure to control inflation — which could result in monetary policy tightening faster than markets currently expect.

“Clearly, the US November CPI (released 11 Dec) is going to be a big event for markets to digest, and the signs are price pressures will continue to build from the current 6.2% YoY pace,” Weston said.

In that environment, gold stocks outperformed this morning amid broader strength in the commodities complex.

Conversely, among the key ASX 200 sectors, banking and insurance stocks lagged the broader index.
 

ASX SMALL CAP WINNERS

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks for November 15 [intraday]:

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Code Name Price % Change Market Cap
OAK Oakridge 0.002 100.0% $3,439,293
NPM Newpeak Metals 0.0015 50.0% $7,370,102
IDZ Indoor Skydive Aust 0.036 38.5% $8,754,203
EFE Eastern Iron 0.074 34.5% $49,828,651
HAW Hawthorn Resources 0.074 34.5% $18,343,359
OEX Oilex Ltd 0.004 33.3% $17,071,084
WOO Wooboard Tech Ltd 0.002 33.3% $5,733,244
OAU Ora Gold Limited 0.018 28.6% $11,789,333
ANL Amani Gold Ltd 0.0025 25.0% $36,851,128
MLS Metals Australia 0.0025 25.0% $10,477,115
CPN Caspin Resources 1.2 22.4% $68,424,296
MI6 Minerals260Limited 0.71 22.4% $127,600,000
LCY Legacy Iron Ore 0.017 21.4% $89,666,339
GRV Greenvale Mining Ltd 0.38 20.6% $125,037,620
NXM Nexus Minerals Ltd 0.6 20.0% $123,325,836
PNR Pantoro Limited 0.275 19.6% $324,069,701
SMX Security Matters 0.34 17.2% $48,100,659
AUQ Alara Resources Ltd 0.028 16.7% $16,930,302
RFT Rectifier Technolog 0.057 16.3% $67,370,293
RNE Renu Energy Ltd 0.145 16.0% $16,595,365
DUN Dundasminerals 0.27 15.0% $8,486,708
LOM Lucapa Diamond Ltd 0.094 15.0% $103,868,406
AUH Austchina Holdings 0.008 14.0% $12,582,671

Indoor Skydive Australia Group (ASX:IDZ) was among the big movers this morning, following the announcement of a new board appointment.

IDZ said military veteran Mark Smethurst will join the company as a non-executive director. Prior to leaving the defence force in 2017, Smethurst held multiple senior rules including the Commander of NATO Special Forces in Afghanistan.

His appointment follows IDZ’s expansion into virtual-reality based military training, via an acquisition in August.

“Mark’s experience dealing with Australian and International Defence and supply chains will be invaluable to ISA Group over the next few years as we execute our go-to-market strategy for our military and law enforcement simulation products,” IDZ CEO Wayne Jones said.

A number of iron ore and gold plays led the early leaders across the commodities complex. Get the full wrap of today’s biggest resources winners here.

Elsewhere, sub-$4m nanocap Oakridge (ASX:OAK), the Internet of Things and healthcare technology company (formerly named Xped) ticked higher to 0.2c for a gain of 100% on no news.
 

ASX SMALL CAP LOSERS

Here are the best performing ASX small cap stocks for November 15 [intraday]:

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Code Name Price % Change Market Cap
PCL Pancontinental Energy 0.001 -33.3% $10,551,334
YPB YPB Group Ltd 0.002 -33.3% $17,792,734
BAS Bass Oil Ltd 0.0015 -25.0% $9,225,363
OVT Ovato Limited 0.002 -20.0% $30,532,031
RMX Red Mount Min Ltd 0.011 -15.4% $19,037,958
VR1 Vection Technologies 0.19 -11.6% $222,209,110
MIO Macarthur Minerals 0.355 -11.3% $57,771,094
XST Xstate Resources 0.004 -11.1% $14,468,317
FGL Frugl Group Limited 0.026 -10.3% $5,220,000
MLM Metallica Minerals 0.026 -10.3% $16,472,671
MM8 Medallion Metals. 0.19 -9.5% $17,003,718
CTO Citigold Corp Ltd 0.01 -9.1% $31,170,250
CYQ Cycliq Group Ltd 0.02 -9.1% $7,645,366
LNY Laneway Res Ltd 0.005 -9.1% $21,472,363
SHH Shree Minerals Ltd 0.01 -9.1% $11,695,606
LVE Love Group Global 0.1 -9.1% $4,458,759
NGY Nuenergy Gas Ltd 0.032 -8.6% $51,833,442
PAA Pharmaust Limited 0.11 -8.0% $38,029,486
WGR Westerngoldresources 0.165 -8.0% $11,310,770
SRN Surefire Rescs NL 0.011 -8.0% $13,251,725
INP Incentiapay Ltd 0.023 -8.0% $25,262,857