Gold in Panama
November 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDPanama is a long, narrow isthmus, 30,200 square miles in area, that separates Costa Rica from Colombia. It is best noted for the Panama Canal, which is now under the control of the Panamanian government, aided by the United States. The canal bisects the country and is an engineering marvel that was opened in 1914.
To paraphrase the great Sir Winston Churchill, it would appear that, “Never have so many been so happy about so much!” Investors in stocks are happy; investors in gold are happy; investors in commodities, real estate, government bonds and even airline and utility stocks are happy. Productivity is growing; inflation appears to be diminishing and...
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