Time to Come Home
December 2018 by Scott Harn
The need to bring mining back to North America is more urgent than ever.
Whether to buy or lease is a question facing many small-scale operators and prospectors even as credit becomes more readily available. While there is no one correct answer that fits every mining operation or business, compared to the simplicity of buying, leasing is far more complicated and may be getting more complex.
With conventional financing still difficult to obtain, it is little wonder that “self-financing” is the number one form of financing used by small business owners, miners and prospectors.
Unquestionably, it was the other side of the Atlantic Ocean—that is the European side—that provided virtually all the political, economic and social fireworks during the past month.
Perhaps the most important phase of our chart analysis work is to find indicators that have proven reliable in the past in terms of providing indications of future market direction. One of our favorites is the “Bank Index,” better known by its trading symbol, BKX.
The “battle lines” are being clearly drawn. By the time you receive this issue both party conventions will take place within just a few weeks and there will be only four months until the final vote.
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