Financing by the Crowd
September 2012 by Mark E. BattersbyWhile a great many questions remain unanswered, there is little doubt that a new financing option for small-scale mining operations, “crowdfunding,” is growing as a viable and legitimate funding source.
If the government can totally ignore the reality of exceeding the national debt limit, we can only wonder what all the current fuss relating to extending that limit is all about.
…money creation by central banks… could even accelerate further as governments desperately seek to stimulate some sort of powerful economic growth. Historically, rapid money creation rates have been positive for gold and silver.
Well, the year 2013 is now underway and we have surely entered the “Brave New World” that has followed the election of 2012. From my personal point of view, and I might add, unfortunately, this year and the ones following are beginning to appear that they will turn out to be quite similar to the preceding period.
While gold’s chart has recently confirmed its short-term negative trend, the intermediate trend remains neutral while gold’s long-term chart is beginning to show some positive indications.
From the point of view of the precious metals, an upside breakout would have clear inflationary implications, which should benefit...
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