When we talk about “Precious Metals”, it can mean a lot of things. You’ve got the metals like Gold and Silver, which are behave very differently at times, and you have the stocks with all sorts of market capitalizations. There are a lot of ways to describe the precious metals space, so let’s get into a little bit of that today.
Here is a chart of what this group looks like this year. Notice the outperformance from the Gold Miners Index Fund, almost twice the performance of the metal itself. The little guys and silver in general didn’t perform nearly as well:
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