Gold has dominated the precious metals headlines this year. You’ve watched the yellow metal’s shaky start to 2013. You’ve seen it fall from close to $1,800 back in September to below $1,600 today. Heck, a lot of this drama has played out on these pages — especially when I gave you advance notice of gold’s impending drop just before it shed $100 on its slide to the $1,550’s. But gold has settled after a couple [...] An Alternative Precious Metals Play appeared in the Daily Reckoning . Subscribe to The Daily Reckoning by visiting signup for an Agora Financial newsletter .