NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Gold, silver and real estate investment trusts are poised to extend gains this year as economic growth strengthens, said Michael Cuggino, manager of the Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX).The $10.3 billion mutual fund, which garners a full five stars from research firm Morningstar (MORN), has returned 15% over the past year, better than 98% of its peers. Over the past five years, the fund has returned an average of 9.6% annually, outperforming 99% over its Morningstar rivals.
Gold, Silver to Extend Gains, Cuggino Says
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