Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2020 by Leonard Melman
It should come as no surprise that gold and silver acted similarly, rising sharply during the early hours of the crisis and retreating as tensions abated.
In all the years I have been writing this column (approaching 35) and in my writings elsewhere, I have to admit that I never foresaw the kind of immense changes that have been wrought during the past two months…
It appears that market softness due to a slowing Chinese economy may already have affected precious and base metals quotes.
One of the most popular medicines commonly available is “Dramamine,” defined to be, “… used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, cramps and vertigo associated with motion sickness,” according to our favorite medical dictionary. Well, after watching the various financial, political and psychological gyrations that have been taking place in the world’s markets over the past month, we might suggest that some sort of psychological Dramamine might be in order.
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