When it comes to gold assay, there is no question that true fire assay is the most effective and accurate method. What is the history of true fire assay, and what makes it so accurate? Gold Fire Assay History Gold fire assaying, or cupellation, is a method of determining the purity of a piece of… Read More »
Whenever I meet a new prospect, the first question I’m always asked is “What percentage do you pay?” The refining industry has focused everyone’s attention on what percentage you’re getting paid. While that is an important question, it’s flawed.
If you have read any major newspaper over the past 24 hours you have seen the headline. The government has moved to control lucrative payday lending practices with a rule that brings the 38 billion dollar industry under federal oversight for the first time.
We are happy to host the 1st Coast Guard Ring Melt here at Pease & Curren this morning. Captains & Cadets were here to witness the event.
Over the last few weeks we have heard so many heartbreaking stories from our friends in Florida and Texas. We have shared posts on disaster preparation from various insurance agencies but feel the need to post our own.
Sometimes we come across the craziest videos about mining and precious metals.
The Wall Street Journal printed a piece this morning recapping how the S&P 500 rose 14% in the first three months of the year with the second quarter earnings on pace to climb roughly 9%. In the precious metals industry typically the declining dollar means bullish for GOLD. In this morning’s piece various corporations comment… Read More »
Survival. Corporate longevity. Documented evidence suggests most companies, even the largest of corporations, remain in business for an average of 40 years. In fact, the average age of companies on the S&P 500 has decreased by more than 50 years over the last century. According to renowned historians the average company lifespan is now 15… Read More »
Read an article today about “Golden Handcuffs” in the Economist. Apparently this ban on exporting gold & copper concentrates went into effect back in March. It is a serious stand-off that is certain to affect the supply and demand of gold in the US. https://www.economist.com/news/business/21723427-row-raises-concerns-mining-firms-across-africa-tanzanias-firebrand-leader-takes-its
The summer holidays are upon us. Many manufacturers are closing down for a week or two around the July 4th holiday. Some for summer break and some to clean up their facility to get ready for the next busy season.