Time to batten down the hatches, mateys.
This chain of developments has the potential to devastate the junior miners in the short run, coming on top of the effects of the GDXJ rebalancing.

What did they know, And WHEN Did They Know It?

The get-no-respect gold-stock sector is in a strong young bull market.  Past gold-stock bulls have grown to utterly-massive proportions before giving up their ghosts, greatly multiplying the wealth of contrarian investors and speculators.  Today’s gold-stock bull is very likely to grow vastly larger before fully running its course.  Fundamental gold-stock-bull upside targets reveal the lion’s share of gains are still yet to come.

The gold-mining stocks’ usual volatility has proven outsized so far this year, spooking investors.  A fast initial surge in a new upleg was soon fully reversed by a sharp major correction, which spawned much bearish sentiment.  That combined with the great distraction from the Trumphoria stock-market rally has left gold stocks unloved and overlooked.  But their outlook is very bullish, and major upside breakouts near.

Because of the fabulous technical, cyclical, and fundamentals in the precious metals sector, investors can expect solid gains over the next 36 months, with most stocks and bullion likely to move to all-time highs.
Quite simply, from both a real risk and potential reward perspective, it’s the greatest time in history to own the entire precious metals sector!

Gold bar arrowFund manager Adrian Day discusses several mining and energy companies in his portfolio that he believes should appreciate now that the recently released Canadian budget does not include a tax rate increase.

The junior gold stocks corrected hard in recent weeks, setting them up to blast higher on Wednesday’s less-hawkish-than-expected Fed.  That started to dispel some of the serious bearish sentiment that has been mounting in this sector.  The junior gold miners’ fundamentals justify much-higher stock prices, as evidenced in their recently-reported fourth-quarter operating and financial results.  They remain very bullish.

The gold miners’ stocks have corrected hard in recent weeks, hammered by a gold pullback driven by soaring Fed-rate-hike odds.  Like any considerable selloff, this has spawned serious bearish sentiment.  But the gold miners’ underlying operating fundamentals remain quite strong, proving the recent selling was purely psychological.
This sector’s just-reported fourth-quarter results are Impressive, VERY Bullish:

The gold stocks enjoyed a strong surge early this year, fully reversing their sharp post-election losses.  While they spent much of February consolidating before sliding, this sector’s seasonals will soon turn very favorable again in mid-March.  The gold miners have long enjoyed strong spring rallies in bull-market years.  Early March’s seasonal lull is a great opportunity to deploy aggressively ahead of this big spring buying.

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As Gold & Silver Burn Higher, 
Dubin & Fund Manager Dave Kranzler Reveal the Cartel’s BIGGEST FEAR: