Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2003 by Leonard MelmanDuring the past month, we have witnessed an orgy of buying on many of the world’s markets with Japan soaring by over 1,000 points (see Nikkei chart), Germany and France rallying strongly and here in America, the NASDAQ Index has risen to over 1,700 (see chart). However, when we look at the economic fundamentals, it appears to be a case of, as Sir Winston Churchill might have put it, “Never have so many become so excited about so little.”
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