Melman on Gold & Silver
December 2013 by Leonard Melman...this debacle may easily lead to disenchantment with government programs in general and politicians of all stripes in particular. Historically, that kind of unrest has been positive for precious metals markets.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
The extensive cost reductions now being put in place are not just a short-term reaction to the recent drop in gold prices...
One of the largest conundrums we would point out is the matter of rising interest rates starting to take place in several nations.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
Despite 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...
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