However, since inception (December 16, 2015) the Precious Metals Portfolio returned 117.3%:
As the chart shows, my picks returned 58.7 percentage points more than GDX (58.6% since December 16, 2016).
The chart below shows returns delivered by each pick, since inception:
Two stocks are the leaders: Newmarket Gold and Richmont Mines. It is no wonder - both companies own excellent properties, Fosterville (Newmarket) and Island Gold (Richmont). In the long-term the property is what counts.
Last but not least. Precious metals still perform much better than the broad stock market: