Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2013 by Staff...frankly, the question is being asked, "How in the world could otherwise rational people even consider investments in the yellow in the yellow and white metals?"
One of the oldest sayings we all learned as children was “Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink.” Following developments during the past month, we might rephrase that as “Questions, questions, everywhere, but not an answer to truly trust.”
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
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.
When one of the major currencies in the world begins to decline steadily, based on monetary history we would expect a bias toward positive movements in the precious metals.
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