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Alasdair Macleod: Inflation and equities
11:20p ET Friday, March 25, 2011
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold (and Silver):
Economist and former banker Alasdair Macleod explains today why inflation won't be as happy for equities as conventional wisdom maintains. Macleod writes: "The only sector that truly benefits from the death of paper currencies is precious metals. The miners will enjoy rising prices for their output and dramatically falling costs of production, measured in gold or silver. Net income, measured in paper money, expands exponentially, even without any increase in production. The costs of raw materials and equipment will rise in paper currency terms but will be falling heavily priced in gold and silver, reflecting the general collapse in economic demand. The cost of labor will also fall in real terms, and the cost of capital will become immaterial as legacy debt is inflated away and operations are funded entirely out of escalating profits."
Macleod's commentary is titled "Inflation and Equities" and you can find it at his Internet site, Finance and Economics, here:
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Prophecy Resource Spins Off Platinum/Palladium Venture:
World-Class PGM Deposit in Yukon
Company Press Release, January 18, 2011
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX-V:PCY)and Pacific Coast Nickel Corp. announce that they have agreed that PCNC will acquire Prophecy's Nickel PGM projects by issuing common shares to Prophecy.
PCNC will acquire the Wellgreen PGM Ni-Cu and Lynn Lake nickel projects in the Yukon Territory and Manitoba respectively by issuing up to 550 million common shares of PCNC to Prophecy. PCNC has 55.7 million shares outstanding.
Following the transaction:
-- Prophecy will own approximately 90 percent of PCNC.
-- PCNC will consolidate its share capital on a 10 old for one new basis.
-- Prophecy will change its name to Prophecy Coal Corp. and PCNC will be renamed Prophecy Platinum Corp.
-- Prophecy intends to distribute half of its PCNC shares to shareholders pro-rata in accordance with their holdings.
Based on the closing price of the common shares of PCNC on January 17, $0.195 per share, the gross value of the transaction is $107,250,000.
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