Posts Tagged ‘SPDR Gold Trust’

The Bullish Case For The SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)

May 14th, 2015

gold etf logoDiane Alter:  The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) ETF is the world’s largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund. While the GLD ETF started the year strong, it’s now down just 0.07%, trading around $113. Read more…


The Economy is Improving & Other Little Lies Washington Hopes You Believe

December 9th, 2014

believeThe headllines were promising this week. Some 320,000 jobs have been added to the mix and the November figures for unemployment proclaim to be holding steady at the relatively respectable rate of 5.8%. Since most Americans are guilty of only scanning the headlines before going about their day, the news of more jobs and no new Read more…


Has The Gold In Fort Knox Disappeared?

August 19th, 2014

fort knoxGary Christenson: In 1950 the US owned about 20,000 metric tons of gold – approximately 640,000,000 troy ounces. By August 15, 1971 when President Nixon “temporarily” closed the “gold window” that hoard had decreased to about 8,100 tons Read more…


Where Gold Is Going And How To Play It

April 8th, 2014

gold600X300Don’t call it a comeback but since reaching lows last week gold has been on the rebound. Weak jobs numbers, rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the European Central Bank indicating it may not recur to more stimulus, and the Read more…


Riding the Gold Rally

March 25th, 2014

gold1300X600The current strength in gold should not come as a surprise to any regular viewer of this segment. I did three features about gold and an impending rally last fall and earlier this year. So now Read more…


Capital One ShareBuilder Offers Mini Options Trading For Individual Investors

October 1st, 2013

optionsCapital One ShareBuilder today announced the availability of mini options contracts for qualified retail investor customers. Read more…


Four ETFs To Watch Ahead of Fed Policy Meeting

September 17th, 2013

in focus spotlightAll eyes will be on the end of the key FOMC meeting on Wednesday, with any changes in QE likely to take center stage. The current program calls for $85 billion in Treasury and MBS purchases each month, but analysts are looking for this to get Read more…


10 Numbers Shaking The World Right Now

September 16th, 2013

tenMoney Morning Staff: 131 Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) have been priced this year, a 44%increase over 2012. This puts 2013 on track to be the biggest year for IPOs since 2007, before the financial crisis. This almost makes up for the Facebook Read more…


Why Investing In Silver Is Beating Gold

September 12th, 2013

silver bullDiane Alter: Precious metals investors are investing in silver now at a higher rate than gold – and the price is rewarding them. Read more…


What Western Supply and Asian Demand Mean For Gold Prices

September 9th, 2013

gold AAAThe global rally for gold underway since late June will soon translate to juniors, says Brien Lundin, CEO of Jefferson Financial and the publisher/editor of Gold Newsletter. With so many undervalued companies in safe North American jurisdictions, Read more…


China, India, and The Case For Investing In Gold

August 28th, 2013

india-gold-etfTony Daltorio: Gold prices today touched over $1,400 an ounce – continuing this week’s rise to the highest level in three weeks. Read more…


In Defense of Gold… and “Gold Bugs” (NYSEArca:GLD)

July 8th, 2013

gold reserves“Gold isn’t such a hot inflation hedge.” – Alexander Green In his July 1 Investment U column, “Why You Still Shouldn’t Listen to Gold Bugs,” Alex Green made the bold statement that gold has been a lousy Read more…


Why You Still Shouldn’t Listen to “Gold Bugs” (SLV, GLD)

July 3rd, 2013

dont listenMany gold bugs are pounding the table for investors to buy gold – now that it’s dropped to roughly $1,200 – and sell stocks. Don’t listen to them. Not because gold won’t rally from here or stocks won’t sell off – or both. But because – unbeknownst to Read more…


Gold Is Unsafe at Any Price

June 26th, 2013

gold1300X600Another day another beating for gold. The yellow metal fell another 3.5% overnight bringing it to prices unseen for almost three years. The SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEArca:GLD) is now down over 25% year-to-date as retail investors find Read more…


6 Reasons To Be Optimistic About Gold and Silver ETF Prices

April 15th, 2013

gold silver metalsSean Brodrick: “Surely,” some say when it comes to precious-metals prices, especially gold, “we must be at the bottom.” Read more…


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