Melman on Gold & Silver
July 2010 by Leonard Melman... if the “renewed prosperity” concept fails to materialize and additional crises are on their way—each one to be met with currency expansions and worsening conditions—then we would speculate that gold and silver will move higher.
Eager to earn hard currency, isolated North Korea is trying to modernize its decrepit mining industry with foreign help.
Tomten concedes the scenario of federal environmental agents swooping in on river dredges near historic mining towns like Idaho City, Rocky Bar or Placerville remains unlikely.
Researchers in Australia have uncovered evidence that a tiny microbe may have the Midas touch of Greek legend, capable of turning dust to gold.
- Bill to limit Antiquities Act
- PLF seeks relief from Endangered Species Act abuses
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Problems finding gold with a detector
Time is a commodity which if traded would dwarf the price of gold. Nobody has enough of it; we can’t make more of it; and whether squandered or spent wisely, once gone, it’s gone forever. To find gold we have to spend time.
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