A Contrarian Bet on IAMGOLD Corp.

Few sectors in the market have performed worse than the gold miners over the last six to 18 months. Falling gold prices, negative investor sentiment and rising operating costs have decimated most of the miners during that period.

The performance of gold and silver mining stocks reminds me of most of the solar sector during much of 2012. At that time, solar stocks like First Solar (FSLR) and Sunpower (SPWR) lost more than half of their value and were some of the poorest performers in the market. Since they bottomed in mid-to-late 2012, however, they have exploded to the upside and have been some of the strongest performers in the market....524 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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