Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2017 by Leonard Melman
To say that the international environmental community took exception to President Trump’s decision to remove America from the 2016 Paris Accord would be an understatement of enormous proportions.
As we have noted through the years, perhaps the most direct, single influence on the future of gold and silver is their monetary opposite—currencies in general, the US Dollar in particular.
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?
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