In Monday's Wall Street Journal Fund Track column
, Jean-Marie Eveillard
tells Dow Jones
reporter Allen Sykora how his First Eagle Gold Fund
managed to fare better than its peers amid the recent downturn in the prices of mining stocks and a general weakness in commodities. The fund has about a third of its assets in gold bullion, dodged the base metals prior to their fall and tends to favor more-established producers instead of junior mining companies.
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