Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2012 by Leonard MelmanOn a personal level, I have been part of the business, brokerage and financial columnist worlds for 45 years, since the mid-1960s, and in all those years, I have never seen a collection of negative news items similar to what has been published during the past month. In short, taken together they may very well be describing the end of the economic world systems as we know them.
...when we begin to observe what appears to be an early indication toward a more bullish stance in one of the major miners, that can reasonably provide us with a rising degree of optimism for the sector itself.
...further strength in the Dollar, weakness in Crude Oil, and potential bearish action in gold and silver may yet be ahead.
I believe gold and silver prices, to at least some extent, negatively mirror the society's confidence in the ability of government to continue providing economic and social services.
Well, the year 2013 is now underway and we have surely entered the “Brave New World” that has followed the election of 2012. From my personal point of view, and I might add, unfortunately, this year and the ones following are beginning to appear that they will turn out to be quite similar to the preceding period.
The gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
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