Trepidation in them thar hills

THERE’S a feeling that triggers hesitation because you think something bad is going to happen. It is called trepidation - and Patersons Securities reckons Australian gold miners can expect more of it in coming months. The Metal Detective, by Stephen Bell.

They may be tense and nervous, but the Metal Detective suspects that gold bugs have been whistling an old 1990s pop tune since the start of the new year.