Melman on Gold & Silver
August 2015 by Leonard MelmanNext, all of silver’s chart action since mid-2011 has taken place under a declining trend line (dotted line), which has held for more than four years. Any trendline of that duration must be taken seriously.
…2017 was just the first year with a small increase after a huge drop off in exploration activity. It may take many years of future increases to get back to where the activity was in 2012, as projected increases in exploration spending are seen to be slow and steady.
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.
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.
From the point of view of the precious metals, an upside breakout would have clear inflationary implications, which should benefit...
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