The sector remains one of the best-looking areas in the market right now. There's a lot to like here, but it's time to step away for a little while.
The precious metal is up 11% this year, but it has a long way to go to recover from the slide of 2013.
The traditional bellwether metal has had an impressive run to start the year. It could foretell one of three disaster scenarios.
California's drought woes could apply heavy pressure to prices if the dry conditions don't end soon. Here are 3 plays to counteract increased costs.
Janet Yellen takes a definitively dovish tone in her first appearance to Congress. For the first time since last summer, precious metals have entered a new uptrend.
Investors are focused on whether or not the current issues in emerging markets will turn into a full-blown crisis.
UBS expects double-digit percentage losses in the precious metal over the next 12 months.
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