Then and Now: Is Gold Really Money?
October 2011 by Chris RalphThe gold from 80 years ago still holds all of its value—it’s the Dollar that has been damaged.
Making it even semi-permanent allows any business that spends heavily on equipment, machinery and other business property to reap large, up-front tax breaks.
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.
• Is this a good time to invest in gold and silver?
On a personal note, very little has bothered me quite as much as the fact that some on the political left are crying “foul” about the fact that Secretary Clinton may have (the outcome is still slightly uncertain at press time) gained more popular votes than the President-elect and therefore the election result is “wrong.”
One would think that the “science” of economics could lend itself to areas of high agreement between professionals, but that has hardly been the case throughout history—and it is not the case today.
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