Melman on Gold & Silver
April 2014 by Leonard MelmanThe idea of decisive action in 2014 will be at the heart of my presentation at the ICMJ Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit of April 5-6 in Placerville. I look forward to meeting you all then.
The so-called “Fiscal Cliff” tax package recently passed by Congress and signed into law renewed more than 50 temporary tax breaks through 2013, saving individuals and businesses about $76 billion.
Some financial commentators have speculated that bitcoin and other virtual currencies have captured a portion of funds that would have been invested in gold. I find it a bit ironic that people who invest in precious metals would even consider another fiat currency.
Whether to buy or lease is a question facing many small-scale operators and prospectors even as credit becomes more readily available. While there is no one correct answer that fits every mining operation or business, compared to the simplicity of buying, leasing is far more complicated and may be getting more complex.
One area receiving huge attention is the promised ascension of free market concepts associated with Trump versus the government-dominated Keynesian ideas previously advocated by both President Obama and Hillary Clinton.
It may be no exaggeration at all to state that the past thirty days have seen a collection of headlines that could affect the world profoundly for years to come.
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