Melman on Gold & Silver
November 2011 by Leonard MelmanIn our opinion, these dizzying up and down moves reflect not so much a change in the direction of hard data, but rather fluctuations in sentiment regarding the degree of danger relating to the overall international economic structure.
...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.
As noted above, the “Ring of Fire” is an area of great potential mineral wealth located in the far northern Ontario Province of Canada. Many companies have sent in exploration and development teams…
...miners, prospectors and mining related businesses are discovering that capital investments in equipment, machinery and other business assets are more affordable today than ever before.
The question of relentless government payouts continues to haunt the political system.
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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