Melman on Gold & Silver
October 2011All of these negatives have finally begun to erode bullishness on Wall Street and the financial markets began to look wobbly at best and dangerously weak at worst.
...frankly, the question is being asked, "How in the world could otherwise rational people even consider investments in the yellow in the yellow and white metals?"
Making it even semi-permanent allows any business that spends heavily on equipment, machinery and other business property to reap large, up-front tax breaks.
That is one of the problems with much of the so-called objective information we regularly receive—it is so tinged with partisanship that much of it can barely be believed...
...the tax rate for an incorporated, small-scale mine or mining-related business will be reduced from the former 35 percent rate to 21 percent for the 2018 tax year and thereafter.
Our initial thought is simply this: why create these artificial currencies, unbacked by any material wealth, when the two items that worked so well century after century—namely gold and silver—are still fully available?
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