For most gold investors, 2014 has started out with a bang, as almost all the gold miners and explorers are up by double-digit gains year-to-date. In fact, an investor would be hard-pressed to find any miner that hasn't been well into the green this year, but some have significantly underperformed both the mining indexes and gold itself - Iamgold (NYSE:IAG) is one of those companies, and that has piqued our interest.
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As investors can see, while the Market Vectors Gold Miner index (NYSEARCA:GDX) has registered a strong 11% gain YTD and gold has increased by 7.43% (as measured by GLD), Iamgold has significantly underperformed both assets.
Whenever we see clear underperformance in...
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