Melman on Gold & Silver
September 2012 by Leonard MelmanDespite a variety of other side subjects, the dominant source of financial headlines during the past month continues to be Europe, and we note two particular foci...
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
If the costs of financing the national debt increase in a manner described in this study, that should, in our opinion, be regarded as a long-term plus for the precious metals.
Our initial thought is simply this: why create these artificial currencies, unbacked by any material wealth, when the two items that worked so well century after century—namely gold and silver—are still fully available?
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