Experts Forecast Rising Prices for Gold, Silver
August 2004 by Leonard MelmanDuring the two investment conventions in Vancouver this January, the mood was incredibly upbeat. Gold was rising strongly and prospects appeared bright. The same was true at the giant PDAC gathering in Toronto in March. By late April the shine had come off the short-term prices of metals...
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