Melman on Gold & Silver
January 2013 by Leonard MelmanWell, by the time this issue hits the newsstands or your mailboxes, the New Year of 2013 will be upon us, and it seems worthwhile to take a look at important recent trends that are likely to extend into the coming twelve month period.
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
…the men sought to “inject false and misleading information about the genuine supply and demand for precious metals futures contracts into the markets, and to deceive other participants”…
This past month has been filled with headline-grabbing news events and, for a change, it was not only politics that dominated those news stories, but rather financial markets themselves, with gold and mining shares grabbing a major share of attention.
The need to bring mining back to North America is more urgent than ever.
Gold’s greatest previous bull market took place in 1977-1980 amidst currency instability, and we cannot help but note the similarities between the present and that past era.
The Bawl Mill • From the Editor • Ask the Experts • Iron Minerals, Your Detector and Gold • The Robinson Mine—Big Things Happen Here • Forty-Six Nuggets • Customizing Your Dredge • Small Miner Beats Forest Service in Court • Using Vegetation and Soil Conditions as Prospecting Aids • Prospecting for Diamonds • Green Valley Reconnaissance • Gold Pour Signals Revival in the Mother Lode • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices