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Former Alcan CEO Dick Evans.
Former Alcan CEO Dick Evans.
(Peter McCabe/CP)

SEAN SILCOFF

Will Richard Evans be three-times lucky with his bet on gold?

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The price of gold has been the second-most talked about news story of the week, after the precious metal had its single largest one-day fall in 33 years on Monday. While the usual suspects – gold bugs, technical analysts and market strategists – are lining up to offer predictable views on where gold is heading, there’s a fresh voice in the debate: former Alcan CEO Richard Evans. What he says will please the bugs.