Money & Markets
Given the enormous expenditures that are required to bring any mining property into production, the industry can ill afford a regulatory system which, by reversing already existent approvals, can nullify the value of funds already expended.
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.
…one thing is certain for the precious metals—these events reflect growing instability—and growing instability has historically been positive for the prices of gold and silver.
Several of the large banks are being investigated for illegal trading by the Department of Justice under the Trump administration, and some have already been indicted.
When governments are hit by a barrage of such economic news, they usually react by attempting to stimulate economic activity by spending money, as some might say, “like drunken sailors”…
In all the years I have been writing this column (approaching 35) and in my writings elsewhere, I have to admit that I never foresaw the kind of immense changes that have been wrought during the past two months…
There seem to be two possibilities for the future of this disease and either way there will be an effect on the price of gold.
If we watch the action in six important markets, then we must conclude that there is, indeed, cause for deep concern.
One of the most rewarding features of technical analysis is when clear signals are fulfilled by the market and also when those signals conform to the bulk of fundamental information.
It should come as no surprise that gold and silver acted similarly, rising sharply during the early hours of the crisis and retreating as tensions abated.