Over The Divide—Merwin (Merv) H. Hemp
November 2004 by StaffIt is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of our long time members and tireless workers, Merwin H. Hemp.
Q: How do we get Congress to make up for some of their blunders and do something productive for a change, such as releasing those withdrawn WSAs?
The truth is that cemented gravels are really not all that complex. There is no mystery of how gold grew there or somehow wormed its way into these solid gravels.
...the much more important question is this: does this short-term strong rally necessarily portent a genuine turnaround from the metals share bear market that has been ongoing since mid-2011? For a possible answer, we turn to the long-term, five-year XAU chart.
Prospectors looking for the next Comstock Lode tried mining for silver in the Benton Hot Springs area in California in 1862. On a ridge southeast of the town, they found what they were looking for—rich hornsilver.
It is my belief that these trends toward rising budgetary and trade deficits, escalating monetary creation and interest rates that are being held at artificially low levels will continue and I believe that further US Dollar weakness has now been built into the system.
To put yourself in the best position you need to be doing all your assessment work properly and filing the necessary paperwork in a timely manner. Most prospectors don’t know a lot about the details of doing assessment work...
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