Inflation Scorecard: New Highs Scored By Gold Aren’t Universal (GLD, GDX, GDXJ)

Brad Zigler:  For dollar-denominated assets this week:
NYSE:GDX April 29, 2011 12:04pm

Gold Miners ETF Portfolio: Meet Barrick Copper Corp. (GDX, ABX)

Brad Zigler:  Ah, earnings season! When an investor's fancy turns to thoughts of free cash flow and book value.
NYSE:GDX April 28, 2011 1:38pm

Packaged Managed Futures Aren’t – Mostly (DBC, LSC, ALT)

Brad Zigler:  While commodity prices soar, some investors—remembering similar run-ups in 2008—grow more and more uncomfortable about the prospect of another blowoff top.

Some Gold Miners Are Real Losers (GDX, GSS, BVN, KGC, AEM, TRE)

Brad Zigler:  'Today is for winners, yesterday's for losers' goes some old sports adage. Well, we're going to turn that maxim on its head with this column.
NYSE:GDX April 26, 2011 12:01pm

Setting The Odds For New Inflation Highs (GLD, SLV, TBT, TLT, DBA, MOO)

Brad Zigler:  This month, inflation hit an all-time high. No, not the Consumer Price Index. The high watermark was instead reached by the Monetary Inflation Index, a benchmark of the U.S. dollar's
NYSE:DBA April 25, 2011 2:47pm

Investors: The Year’s Best Gold Miner Bet (GDX, MFN, GRS, SSRI, HMY, GG)

Brad Zigler:  Last week, we looked at the trailing performance of gold mining shares, as a class, vs. bullion, using the indexes underlying the Market Vectors gold miners ETFs as our benchmarks.

Gold In Them Thar Stocks! (GDX, GDXJ, GLD)

With bullion over $1,500 an ounce now, gold's (NYSE:GLD) shining much more brightly. Perhaps not with as much gleam as silver, but better than stocks. For the year, spot metal's risen 6.7
NYSE:GDX April 21, 2011 12:46pm

Recession? Steel Dynamics Says ‘No!’ (SLX, STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (Nasdaq:STLD) surprised everyone with its first-quarter results Tuesday. And I mean everyone.
NYSE:SLX April 20, 2011 2:12pm

Summer Driving Season: A Gasoline ETF To Hedge Against Higher Fuel Prices (UGA, USO, BNO)

Spring's bloomed all ‘round my neck of the woods. Golden Poppies festoon the roadsides, brightening the landscape otherwise made gloomy by the signage announcing the ever-escalating
NYSE:BNO April 19, 2011 1:40pm

Gold And Dollars: The Inflation Year In Review

Nothing encourages a look back over the past year's financial milestones than a tax deadline. A lot's happened since April 15, 2010, not the least of which is a turnaround in the U.S. dollar's prospects.
NYSE:GLD April 18, 2011 1:47pm

Inflation Scorecard: Goods Prices Up; Gold Prices Mixed

Brad Zigler:  Last month, inflation in the prices of U.S. goods and services ticked higher, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Year-over-year increases
NYSE:GDX April 15, 2011 2:43pm

Producer Prices Rise; Don’t Be Surprised

It's that time again. Time for the monthly inflation dance, that is. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics led off this month's waltz with Producer Price Index data today. Prices for finished wholesale goods
NYSE:UDN April 14, 2011 12:02pm

How Good Is YOUR Hard Asset Investment? (SPY, DIA, GLD, SLV, USO)

The past 12 months have been pretty good for financial assets. Blue chips in the S&P 500 Composite have gained 15.5 percent since March 30 last year. Domestic bonds, too, have appreciated.
NYSE:DIA March 31, 2011 2:47pm

Inflation Scorecard: Inflation Heats Up (GLD, GDX, GDXJ)

Gold rebounded against the world's reserve currencies this week. Like last week, the yen stood out, but this time it was notable for its retreat. After coordinated central bank intervention, the
NYSE:GDX March 25, 2011 2:21pm

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