Melman on Gold & Silver
June 2016 by Leonard MelmanAnother 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.
Our initial thought is simply this: why create these artificial currencies, unbacked by any material wealth, when the two items that worked so well century after century—namely gold and silver—are still fully available?
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
…there is now concrete evidence that growing numbers of investors and other concerned observers are now turning to gold as a storehouse of value in these potentially troubling times.
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