Mineral Exploration On The Rise
June 2018 by Chris Ralph
…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.
The question of relentless government payouts continues to haunt the political system.
…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.
While many prospecting or mining operations don’t have sufficient profits to benefit from accelerated write-offs or even the full 100% “bonus” depreciation write-off, other options can be equally rewarding.
Fundamental information on gold and silver turned more to the bullish side this past month, and we can point to three particular items as the basis for that conclusion.
…for a change, it is time to turn away from the Trump-Mueller frenzy and concentrate once again on some of the other sources of information which can present us with valuable information related to our precious metals.
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