This segment is from Thursday's edition of 'Digging for Value', in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy & materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays & Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy & materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

Thanks to a question from fool.com reader, Jackie K., our analysts chime in on their opinions of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEMKT:GDX). Here you have an ETF that underperformed the S&P 500 by around 80% during 2013. While both of our analysts are unsure if gold miners are ready for a turnaround just yet, they do offer up some ideas on how to approach the sector that involve notable companies such as Barrick Gold (NYSE:GOLD), Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) and Newmont Mines (NYSE:NEM). Check out the short clip below for their thoughts.

There are very little questions about this company in 2014