Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2004 by Leonard MelmanLast month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
• Surprise! No means no
• Overruled, for now
• If it sounds too good to be true
Winter in Alaska! What is an Alaskan gold miner to do? Go somewhere warm to look for gold, that's what!
…being sneaky, I filled in the hole, and buried therein some trash items that I had previously found, just to discourage any other detectorist that might come along.
The ideal leaching chemical would leave behind what we don't want or need in the ore and take only the valuable metals.
Citations and fines were found to be arbitrary and capricious...
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