Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2012 by Leonard MelmanOne of the oldest sayings we all learned as children was “Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink.” Following developments during the past month, we might rephrase that as “Questions, questions, everywhere, but not an answer to truly trust.”
The Nevada Historical Society's "This Was Nevada" Series
In all the years I have been writing this column (approaching 35) and in my writings elsewhere, I have to admit that I never foresaw the kind of immense changes that have been wrought during the past two months…
One of the most surprising jolts of the past month came with the decision of the Supreme Court upholding the legality of what has come to be known as “ObamaCare.”
While many prospecting or mining operations don’t have sufficient profits to benefit from accelerated write-offs or even the full 100% “bonus” depreciation write-off, other options can be equally rewarding.
Back when I was in college, when I first started classes, the demand for new engineers was so strong that every graduate had multiple job offers without even trying.
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