Melman on Gold & Silver
May 2001 by Leonard MelmanIf this past month has proved anything, it is the reversible nature of the rule that “what goes up must come down” which now also can read “what goes down must come up.”
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
…for a change, it is time to turn away from the Trump-Mueller frenzy and concentrate once again on some of the other sources of information which can present us with valuable information related to our precious metals.
I wandered back across the river, wading through the rapids and slipping at least three more times. I couldn’t believe how slick these rocks were! Once on the other side, I sat down for a few moments to review my plan of attack and lick my wounds.
In every sense, this was a witch hunt with a preconceived agenda to heavily restrict or outright prohibit most small-scale mining in Oregon.
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