Mining Stocks—Things to Consider Before You Invest
March 2007 by Chris RalphWith the strong gold and silver prices we have had for the last couple years, exploration for gold and silver is on the rise around the world. Junior (smaller) exploration firms are out sampling, trenching and drilling their properties.
- Oregon miners to petition for US Supreme Court review
- Two executive orders to reign in federal agencies
- Petition for Joshua tree as a threatened species
With the exception of well-established operators with proven reserves and years of field experience, the high price of gold brought a flood of speculators, con men, and real estate brokers into the mix who were not previously engaged in the gold mining market.
Washington—The use of silver by the photographic industry worldwide is projected to increase 10 percent over the next five years for photographic applications ranging from amateur snapshots to medical X-rays and motion pictures, according to a new report published in the Silver Institute's Silver News.
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
Gold mining companies are being conservative in asset valuations despite recent spikes in gold prices in terms of US dollars, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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