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Rob McEwen: Exploration Miners With A Hot Discovery Deliver Remarkable Returns

| August 21, 2013 | Category: Stocks
Rob McEwen: Exploration Miners With A Hot Discovery Deliver Remarkable Returns

In an interview with Forbes, Rob McEwen discusses the gold market and gold mining business. He says: “during the late 90s and early 2000’s when I was running Goldcorp, the price of gold was basically flat and yet our share price performed exceptionally well, outperforming such stocks as Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway. So the message is gold stocks especially exploration stocks with a hot discovery can deliver remarkable returns even during a period of flat gold prices.”

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Junior Gold Cleansing

| June 29, 2013 | Category: Stocks
Junior Gold Cleansing

Any investor who has a position in juniors has no doubt felt the pain. And to show how bad it’s been, we need look no farther than the performance of the GDXJ Junior Gold Miners ETF. This ETF (managed by Van Eck Global) is the most popular and liquid of its kind, and offers a good pulse of the subsector it represents.

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Contrarian Gold Stocks

| June 14, 2013 | Category: Stocks
Contrarian Gold Stocks

The extreme contrarian appeal of gold stocks today is readily evident both technically and fundamentally. Gold stocks as a sector have only been this oversold one other time in their decade-plus secular bull, and that was during 2008’s crazy stock panic. When prices move too far too fast in either direction, sentiment gets unsustainably excessive. And then a mean reversion soon reverses the trend.

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Time to Stress Test Your Resolve in the Gold Markets

| June 12, 2013 | Category: Stocks
Time to Stress Test Your Resolve in the Gold Markets

The Casey Research Metals and Mining team has received a number of worried emails about gold’s recent rollercoaster ride. I’d like to respond to them. This predicament isn’t fun, and there are a limited number of options. However, instead of responding emotionally, let’s look at some facts and consider their implications. The bottom line is that you’ve got to hang in there and let the big-picture forces guide your gold investing.

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