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May 26, 1998

It has been remarked that the elevator business has its ups and downs, and the same could be said (if you were totally devoid of any self-respect) of the airline business. It's a difficult business in which to consistently make a profit.

May 25, 1998

Gold is not used as money today, and there seems to be no very strong movement to return it to that status. Ditto for silver. That isn't surprising. The power to create modern fiat money is awesome, and easily capable of influencing public opinion.

May 19, 1998

We commented last week on the renewed turmoil in Asian markets, and that turmoil shows no sign of abating anytime soon.

May 16, 1998

Silver bulls everywhere should take a moment and nod an appreciation of thanks for a great favor rendered towards Warren Buffett, the fabled investment genius, for his recent foray into the silver market.

If your town obtained its water from a single well, and that well was in your back yard, you would be an important person in that town, whether you wanted to or not.

May 13, 1998

"Here Come the Precious Metals!" We are increasingly confident that the silvers made an important Bottom last July and golds last December.

One of the chief hallmarks of stock market bubbles (as we are presently experiencing) is the prolific rate at which publicly traded companies attempt to enhance their bottom line through mergers and acquisitions.

May 8, 1998

As the threat of a global computer meltdown in the new millennium bears down on us, one should expect to see growing signs of nervousness in corporate board rooms and on Wall Street.

"Indonesia's financial markets plummeted for a second straight day, contributing to sharp declines in stocks around Asia, as unrest escalated in at least four Indonesian cities following fuel-price increases mandated by the International Monetary Fund." So bega

May 6, 1998

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May 4, 1998

Bank mergers seem to be the wave of the future. With the merger of Citibank and Travelers, we have a bank extending from coast to coast for the first time. Other mergers are on the way.

April 28, 1998

Based upon historical superior market performance of South African gold stocks over North-American and Australian precious metals mining shares, it is reasonable to assume that again the South African gold mines will perform even better this time on account of

April 22, 1998

Am Silbermarkt tobt zur Zeit ein heftiger Kampf, zwischen Bullen und Bären. Beide Seiten werfen sich eine Manipulation der Silberpreise vor und es werden bereits Gerichte bemüht.

April 21, 1998

We have written before about the remarkable ability of banks to create money when making loans, and of their equally remarkable ability to multiply these newly created-from-nothing bank deposits via fractional reserve banking.

April 19, 1998

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions.

April 18, 1998

April 17, 1998

Every week we receive email from many parts of the world requesting information about HOW TO EVALUATE A GOLD STOCK. Addressing this growing need we present a general procedure analysis that the average investor can perform by himself.

April 13, 1998

I have greatly enjoyed hearing from readers, especially the combative ones who have argued, in effect, that this bull market will continue forever. Herewith, a response to some of your comments and queries.

April 11, 1998

Perception, whether based on reality or myth is a powerful force. When it is based on actuality, this is a reasonable thought process.

April 9, 1998

No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens.

Abraham Lincoln

In a recent posting to a Gold Chat Group, someone asserted:

April 1, 1998

May 15, 1998



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Peter Bunk, Presiding


March 27, 1998


March 25, 1998

Nothing is more annoying than to be obscurely hanged. Voltaire

March 20, 1998

It was once said that "gold and oil can never flow in the same direction. If the current price of oil doesn't change soon we will no doubt run out of gold."

ANOTHER - October 5, 1997

March 19, 1998

To those somewhat familiar with the world's spectrum of gold mining stocks, it has always been an inexplicable enigma why North-American and Australian gold stocks should perennially enjoy much higher Price/Earnings ratios than their South African brethren.

March 11, 1998


Who's there?


Wayne who?

Wayne, wayne go away, come again another day!

March 8, 1998

Money is whatever people agree it is. At various times and places in history, money has ranged from sea shells and gold coins to paper currency and now electronic debit cards.

March 4, 1998

Mr. Johnston's Letter to his Sons!

(The Sting & Ponzi Scheme!)

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