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

Gold investors experienced a year unlike one presented to them in more than a decade as 2013 unfolded. The price of the precious metal absolutely cratered. Despite the plunge, it remains a hot topic among global investors. In the following short clip, our analysts give their opinions on how gold might fare in 2014... and beyond.

There are very few questions about this company in 2014

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