The Rationale of Investment in Zinc Mining
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...had barnacles that clung to it and impeded its progress. The larger the ship the more barnacles will it attract and the greater the problem of keeping the ship free from them. The zinc mining industry of the Joplin district forms a close analogy to the above statement, owing to the fact that it is one of the most profitable and important in the industrial world, and it has attracted to it and bears the usual burden of barnacles that infest and prey upon all important fields of industrial investment. But while the industry has them it is no worse than other classes of like investments, and it is only necessary to be able to recognize them and prevent their doing the work of destruction which they are constantly striving to bring about. To this end the prospective investor can lend great assistance and not only reap for himself greater profits and freedom from fraud, but render the district valuable service by helping to clean out and destroy these barnacles that infest the industry. FRAUDS ARE EXPOSED IN JOPLIN DISTRICT. While the Joplin district can truthfully boast of its great profits for the investors that have put their capital into the field, it had its "International" and "Consolidated Zinc," both of which the Joplin Globe had the honor to expose and show to the public their fraudulent purposes, thus saving to the district its good name and prospective investors countless thousands of dollars. The very fact that these exposures were made indicates that at heart the industry is sound and these instances of fraudulent promotions but barnacles that hinder and impede the industry's progress. NEVER CEAS-E INVESTIGATING. The prospective investor, to aid this movement of clearing off the barnacles, must be...
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