Even in a frozen metals price market, it only takes one event to shake off the paper manipulation keeping prices below what supply and demand fundamentals of a free market would dictate. And when that correction comes, it could happen quickly.
Forget about the gold price. Forget about the copper, zinc and nickel price. Start searching out companies that can weather another few years of recovery, because it's unlikely mining companies will get any price relief soon.
The end of the year is in sight, and many investors will soon be forced to take painful losses. David H. Smith says that smart investors will take care to cull the weakest mining stocks from their portfolios and reinvest the proceeds in truly undervalued companies.
It's been a pretty rotten year for gold equities, and most investors can't wait for a fresh start in 2014. There's plenty to look forward to, according to Jay Taylor. Here, Taylor identifies the best and brightest in his portfolio as he positions for a gold run.
In this interview, Ralph Aldis helps investors parse the many information streams available, explains what seasonal gold pricing patterns could mean for investors and offers a stable of junior equities that could provide greater leverage to a gold price recovery.