NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The gloomy debt situations facing the United States and the EU have led many to question the strength, stability, and longevity of the global economic recovery picture. While the current economic climate is certainly challenging, there are still a number of places investors can turn in order to find stability and strength.Earlier this week, I highlighted gold miners as being a pocket of strength given the market's uncertainty and the continued appeal of gold. Funds like the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) have managed to power higher, outpacing not only the broader markets, but also physically-backed gold products like iShares Gold Trust (IAU).
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