Melman on Gold & Silver
November 2018 by Leonard Melman
It appears that market softness due to a slowing Chinese economy may already have affected precious and base metals quotes.
We have been concerned for some time about the growing roster of laws, rules and regulations under which the entire industrial complex must operate…
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
…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.
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
...we believe that these measures will also lead to diminished profitability, diminished tax revenues and, therefore, increasing calls for massive new economic stimulation which again, by historic standards, could well work to the benefit of the precious metals.
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