Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2015 by Leonard MelmanMany gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
For “hard money” advocates, this has been a remarkable month. Gold has risen by more than $100, silver has begun to surge, and the headlines are full of news items quite capable of raising public concerns to crisis levels.
There seem to be two possibilities for the future of this disease and either way there will be an effect on the price of gold.
Another area of growing international concern for business and industry is the recent astonishing proliferation of new government regulations and laws. Despite the presumably good intentions behind these measures it is now becoming apparent that they are imposing true costs to our economic society. The sheer variety of these laws and regulations is mind-boggling.
...a presentation of these important trends—which coincidentally have dominated the recent news—and my resultant predictions for 2016 and beyond, will make up the majority of this column.
While most prospectors, mine operators and business owners are aware that “like-kind” exchanges can be an excellent way to postpone the gain resulting when any of the operation’s assets are disposed of, few give any thought to the value...
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