Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2019 by Staff
A report from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) titled "Public Rewards from Public Lands—Fiscal 1998", shows that minerals production is the largest income producer for the federal government on BLM-managed lands.
…the general investment community has turned away from mining shares over the past three years and moved whole-heartedly into conventional investments.
I hope long-term readers would agree that while your columnist does occasionally carry some arguments to an extreme length, I usually stay within the bounds of reason. I am pointing this out because I was struck by an economic vision a few days ago that could test those bounds.
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.
The most impressive fact about gold’s performance during 2016 is the yellow metal’s ability to withstand news shocks, hold on to previous gains and gradually move to new, higher levels.
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