Mining, Health Care & Taxes
November 2012 by Mark E. BattersbyLike it or not, the US Supreme Court has ruled and the so-called “Affordable Care Act” (ACA) is now the law of the land—and the Tax Code. What’s more, despite the promises of many politicians to repeal it, it may be around in some form for years to come.
• Is this a good time to invest in gold and silver?
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.
There is one last indicator that I believe may be the most important of all. That is the “Index of Leading Economic Indicators” (LEI), which is a compendium of those economic indicators that point toward future growth, and LEI has just reached historic highs, far exceeding previous peaks in 1999 and 2006.
The Province of British Columbia, one of mining’s most active venues, has just issued a clear warning call to all miners that regulatory changes are on the way, and they may not be welcome ones…
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.
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
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.
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