by Craig Hemke
Though we’re still three weeks away from flipping the calendar, let’s begin to look forward to 2020 and attempt to decipher whether or not the precious metals can build upon their 2019 gains.
For precious metals enthusiasts, this time of year is always difficult. Often, holdings in mining shares get beaten backward due to tax loss selling. Mainstream “analysts” and investment houses begin to publish forecasts that invariably predict lower prices for gold but higher prices for just about everything else. And then, of course, there’s this guy…who seems to consistently predict a drop to $700 every year!