Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2016 by Leonard MelmanThe “battle lines” are being clearly drawn. By the time you receive this issue both party conventions will take place within just a few weeks and there will be only four months until the final vote.
I find it difficult to recall a period when the world has encountered so many simultaneous threats which “should” have driven gold and silver higher, and yet the precious metals markets—so far—have failed to rally to any significant extent.
Making it even semi-permanent allows any business that spends heavily on equipment, machinery and other business property to reap large, up-front tax breaks.
Next, 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.
Although the risk of a federal tax audit remains low, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service’s secret audit selection process every prospector, miner, and mining-related business owner has good reason to fear an audit, but only if they are not prepared.
…we cannot ignore the fact that several of the most widely-followed and respected economic voices are now raising questions about the potential near-term development of a full-blown market panic.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Australian Gold Adventure • A New Method for Handling Stubborn Gravity Middlings • The Essence of Gold Prospecting • Jim Madden's Gold • MMAC & PLP Update • The PATH to Tax Savings • Just One More Time • Update: People v. Rinehart • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices