Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2002 by Leonard MelmanAnyone looking for stability sure didn’t appreciate the financial markets of this past month as they fell, rose, fell and rose with dizzying swiftness, changing directions on the turn of a dime. This was as true of the gold share markets as it was of the financial markets in general.
H.R. 699, the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009, should be labeled H.R. 666 because it appears to have been written by the Devil himself.
• EPA investigated for environmental ties
• Hundreds of miners show up to rally at Oregon State Capitol
• DOI nominee would be bad for miners
One of his friends had 700 feet of small-gauge mine track and a hundred-year-old track bender laying out in his back 40; plus he also wanted to join the team. Perfect.
Colorado is one of the more productive states when it comes to gold, ranking third, behind Nevada and California. The majority of the gold deposits are confined to a northeast-trending belt known as the Colorado Mineral Belt...
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
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