Anyone that has owned gold stocks over the last 2 years is probably sick of hearing bull arguments and frustrated seeing the stock’s decline with such severity. This is an indiscriminate gold miner bear market that is now leaving investors confused as ever. But when going through history, it is surprising how common it has been for the gold mining stocks to go through these bear market declines. In the last 40 years there were 6 distinct gold stock declines that wiped out 50-77%.
The gold mining sector has experienced more negativity and pessimism than any other sector of the market. This has left investors feeling like deer in headlights. Gold bugs will suggest numerous reasons why the precious metal should be at $2,500 and why gold mining companies should be flourishing.
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