Biproducts of silver production can include toxic cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury. You are contributing to the poisoning of Mother Earth. Shame!
I suggest you do a little research on this. Lead can be an unwanted biproduct in the silver mining process and is commonly found in old mine tailings of the Silver River Valley. The dumped tailings process was allowed until the 1960s. I suggest you research this: try the article "LEAD LAND - The Planet magazine. Better yet, move there and buy a summer cottage on the river......heh.
Pretty good rant and well said. Now watch the other side call him an Uncle Tommmmm because he has his own opinion which he formed over time. I find Dr. Ben Carson a candidate who, if really who he appears to be, a UNiFIER for this country rather than the divider we have now.
Do you always underestimate those with differing views with such patronizing drivel? Of course you do........Iggy.
Point taken for recent (15) yr. history. I do know this. I spent a few hr. one night trying to find the original Berkshire Hathaway price per share when Buffett bought the former textile factory Berkshire. As I recall, all things considered, the original investment was worth less than 10 bucks per share...I believe it was early 60s. The only co. I am aware of comparable to this is WYNN casinos, but of course Steve Wynn has not been around as long as Buffett.
Upon perusing this topic further, the Motley Fool article refers to WTI oil as the type of oil reference point. Canadian crude, which is a heavier oil is WCS (Western Canada Select) trades at a lower price per barrel than WTI (West Texas Intermediate). And of course we have the Brent Oil traded across the pond. Irregardless of this price differential, they know what they HAVE in Alberta.........and the trains to haul the oil and new pipelines are proliferating...........except the Keystone of course. Conservative estimates put oil reserves there at 50 years plus. Know wonder Buffett bought the entire Burlington Northern RR, a tank car manufacturing co. and Suncor.
I might add this: All electric car owners buy them for the environment and to save fuel. (And they are quite a bit more expensive than their gas powered equivalents.). Such owners will have to pay the mileage tax each year just like those who buy the gas hog vehicle. Is this fair.......no.........but it will likely be reality.
Wow.....1. You assume I have never waited to buy when the market is down big ( I have and will in the future), 2. Absolutely no comments about schools teaching students more about the real world of personal finance With you rivvir, it seems, you cherry pick a post and the negativity just seeps through. You do realize that the glass can be half FULL of water, not half EMPTY sometimes? Sheesh..............
By the way, I own YAFFX, but as you know, their asset base has grown tremendously and the old man (Don) has let his son take over as the main mgr. On top of that Affiliated Managers Group bought the two Yacktman funds a couple of yr. ago. Supposedly nothing will change...they say. It is at least closed, but I was unhappy with the capital gains dist. late last year. I had sold none of my shares, but of course I took the hit for past gains on stocks that the fund sold last year. Nothing new, its happened before, but got me looking more at ETFs in taxable accounts.
In established oil sands around $65/barrel. Which it is claimed is cheaper than cost of production via drilling/fracking for most projects in the Bakken Shale or Permian Basin. Projects for oil sands with breakeven of $100 recently abandoned by Total. SU and CNQ and most oil sands had terrific performance this past week. Iggy.
It has not been increased from 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993. Over 20 years.... The highways in my area are really starting to show it. I am all for it. If adjusted for inflation, i am reading it should be 30 cents per gallon anyway.
Your just a short on MON and a pumper for the Hecla silver mining stock. By the way, again, what do you mean when you stated "we" recommend? Who else is in the we? I expect the sound of crickets chirping on the we........
Washington and California are already considering taxing all vehicles on miles driven per year. Does not matter if its electric or a gas hog.
My only regret is I didnt jump in then....Too bad they dont emphasize personal finance more in most schools. One of my most interesting teachers had each of us pick a stock in Jr. High and follow it in a contest. I picked Eastman Kodak, (yeh, I know it went South), but back then it finished second in a class of 52. That at least stoked the eventual real interest in the market for me. Imo, they should teach kids about credit cards, the long term benefits of the stock market, and the pros and cons of mortgages, interest charged etc.
Nagin and Jefferson were both from Louisiana, both in power during Hurricane Katrina, and both big supporters of each others campaigns. After Katrina struck William Jennings Jefferson used his official status to have 6 military police get in a 5 ton National Guard truck, and take him to his residence where he could rescue a couple of mystery suitcases, among other things. The truck was going through floodwater to get there and was being used to get the Congressman's belongings rather than helping in the rescue process of truly stranded flood victims (rememeber those on their rooftops?}. Said truck got stuck, and another big truck sent in to rescue it. Even a helicopter got involved in this fiasco. Later in time, Jefferson was found to have 90000 bucks in freezer covered in tin foil tucked inside a frozen pie box. This money was given to Jefferson by a FBI mole involved in the sting.