Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2011 by Leonard MelmanThis general time frame appears to be a particularly important juncture in the precious metals markets and, therefore, we should present clearly understandable reasons why our opinion leans heavily toward continuation of the precious metals bull market...
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
...a presentation of these important trends—which coincidentally have dominated the recent news—and my resultant predictions for 2016 and beyond, will make up the majority of this column.
As we have noted through the years, perhaps the most direct, single influence on the future of gold and silver is their monetary opposite—currencies in general, the US Dollar in particular.
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