Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2013 by StaffLast month saw the mining industry take center stage as Toronto, Ontario was once again host city for the giant PDAC annual mining convention. We take at look at that gathering below, focusing on some of the negative industry sentiment on display.
Once again last month the world seemed to be tottering uncertainly on the precipice of whether to continue with some manner of austerity in order to begin restoring government balance sheets to some semblance of fiscal conservatism or whether to openly return to the previous eras of wide-open stimulation via debt, deficits and unlimited money creation.
Last month saw the mining industry take center stage as Toronto, Ontario was once again host city for the giant PDAC annual mining convention. We take at look at that gathering below, focusing on some of the negative industry sentiment on display.
It’s been no secret that the prices of gold and silver have been moving upward at a fast clip in recent months. Gold has soared 27 percent so far this year. There has not been a significant drop-off in production, so it’s been evident that an increase in demand has been a part of the force driving the price upward.
…they continue to strut around and make declarations and proclamations as if they were still in positions of power. In other words, in political terms, they haven’t “got the message” that they are now in a minority position…
The Federal Reserve just reported that inflation exceeded their 2% target for the first time in five years and the University of Michigan reported their inflationary expectations have now risen to 2.7%.
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