Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2010 by Staff
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.
One of the largest conundrums we would point out is the matter of rising interest rates starting to take place in several nations.
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.
It is hard to imagine any month during the thirty years I have been writing this column which had more bombshell headlines than the past thirty days.
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced (IR-2013-5) a new, simplified option for those who use a home office, which would apply to owners of home-based mining or prospecting operations and businesses.
I find it difficult to recall a period when the world has encountered so many simultaneous threats which “should” have driven gold and silver higher, and yet the precious metals markets—so far—have failed to rally to any significant extent.
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