GDX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Gold Mining Fund Set to Punish Bears (GDX)

    December 6, 2016
    The gold mining fund has displayed relative strength compared to the gold futures contract since Nov. 14 and could embark ...
  2. A Gold Bug's ETF Plays (GLD, GDX)

    November 2, 2016
    Gold has become a popular investment. These ETFs can help gain exposure to this precious metal.
  3. The Top 3 Gold Mining ETFs (GDX, GDXJ)

    October 14, 2016
    We’re taking a look at the year-to-date performances of the three largest US-traded gold mining ETFs.
  4. The Top 4 Investors Investing in Gold (GLD, GDX)

    September 24, 2016
    Some of the richest and most well-regarded investors, including George Soros, Jeff Gundlach, Stanley Druckenmiller and John ...
  5. This Top Gold Miners ETF Is Lagging (GDX)

    September 13, 2016
    A performance update of the largest U.S.-traded ETF with exposure to global gold mining companies
  6. Lower Gold Prices Pressure Barrick Gold Stock (GDX, ABX)

    September 11, 2016
    On Friday weak gold prices continued to pressure the Canadian-based gold miner.
  7. Gold Miners Head Into Intermediate Corrections (GDX, GDXJ)

    September 6, 2016
    Gold mining funds have broken rising channels in play during the 1st half of 2016 and could shake out many gold bugs before ...
  8. How To Trade The Uptrend In Gold (GLD, GDX)

    August 28, 2016
    It looks as though 2016 will mark the year that triggered the reversal of a multi-year downtrend.
  9. Buying and Selling ETFs: It's Easy, Here's How to Start

    August 13, 2016
    Learn the basics of exchange-traded funds, including how they are bought and sold, how they differ from mutual funds, and ...
  10. ETF Trades for When Gold Pulls Back

    August 9, 2016
    Gold will pull back eventually. When it does, here are some ETFs to consider buying.
  11. How High Can the Gold Miners ETF Go? (GDX)

    June 16, 2016
    Gold miners have been one of the hottest trades of the year. Is there more room to run with this ETF?
  12. How to Hedge Against Negative Interest Rates (GLD, GDX)

    June 15, 2016
    Find out why Stanley Druckenmiller believes negative interest rates are dangerous, why the bull market may be ending and ...
  13. Gold Pulling Back After Powerful First Quarter Rally

    May 24, 2016
    A gold fund pullback to 115 could shake out weak hands and set up a low-risk buying opportunity.
  14. Junior Gold Miners Ready to Shake Out Weak Hands (GDXJ, GDX)

    May 10, 2016
    The junior gold miners fund has hit overbought levels that have triggered at least 6 major reversals since 2012.
  15. Breaking Down GDX: Which Holdings Are Most Attractive?

    May 9, 2016
    Get an in-depth look at the most promising component companies included in the portfolio of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ...
  16. 10 Markets Where Vanguard Offers the Cheapest Option (VTI, VV)

    April 29, 2016
    Discover the markets where Vanguard offers the cheapest ETFs. Vanguard is the market leader in providing low-cost diversified ...
  17. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF Performance Case Study (GDX)

    April 28, 2016
    Explore the performance of the Market Vectors Gold Mining ETF since 2012 and the reasons behind the fund's underperformance ...
  18. 3 ETF Trends in Q1 2016 (XLU, VNQ)

    April 20, 2016
    Learn about the major ETF trends in the first quarter of 2016, and the reasons why some of the biggest trends from 2015 have ...
  19. (GDX) Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF: Who is Invested?

    April 19, 2016
    Look inside the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF to see the types of investors who hold this fund and who has been buying and ...
  20. Gold vs. Gold Miner ETFs: Comparing Shades of Gold (GLD, GDX)

    April 14, 2016
    Compare commodity-based gold ETFs with equity-based gold ETFs to find out which is most likely to provide investors with ...
  21. GDX vs. PSAU: Comparing Gold ETFs

    April 5, 2016
    Discover the major differences between two competitive gold-mining ETFs, and learn why one may be more suitable for your ...
  22. Metals & Mining Fund Waking Up After Long Slumber

    March 29, 2016
    SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF's long downtrend may finally be coming to an end.
  23. How Do the 5 Most Liquid ETFs, ETNs Perform?

    March 24, 2016
    These highly liquid ETFs (and ETN) are extremely popular. Does popularity equal investment appreciation?
  24. 5 Popular Materials ETFs in 2016 (GDX, XLB)

    March 24, 2016
    Learn how the five most popular materials ETFs for 2016 can provide exposure to large-cap materials companies, homebuilders ...
  25. Wait for a Pullback to Buy Junior Gold

    March 22, 2016
    The junior gold miners fund has booked strong first quarter returns but resistance in the lower 30s will likely end the rally.
  26. (GDX) Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF: Top 5 Holdings

    March 15, 2016
    Take a look at an overview of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF and the top five holdings that make up the fund's investment ...
  27. 3 ETFs Your FA Should Have Recommended This Year (RING, GDX)

    March 9, 2016
    Learn about the top-performing ETFs in early 2016 that contain no leverage or short-selling ability, and discover how gold's ...
  28. Gold Investing: Inverse ETF Vs. Shorting a Stock (GLL, DGLD)

    March 9, 2016
    Discover how to play the short side of gold in your IRA, and learn the advantages and disadvantages of shorting gold shares ...
  29. 5 Gold ETFs That Pay Dividends (SGDM, GDX)

    March 5, 2016
    Take a look at the available gold ETFs that, in addition to offering exposure to stocks of gold mining companies, also pay ...
  30. 4 Most Traded ETFs This Year (SPY, XLF)

    February 24, 2016
    Take a closer look at the ETFs with the highest trading volumes in 2016, and learn more about the investment exposure each ...
  31. Gold ETFs Top Performers: Is It Too Far Too Fast? (GLD,GDX)

    February 17, 2016
    Gold ETFs have surged in recent weeks. Is it too far too fast? Here’s the short-term and long-term outlook.
  32. Gold Stocks Turn: Where To Buy (GLD, ABX, GDX)

    February 16, 2016
    Gold is surging, indicating a long-term trend change. Here are stocks and ETFs to consider buying, and where.
  33. (XME, PICK, GDX) 3 Bond ETFs in the Mining Sector

    January 15, 2016
    Learn about the top three metals and mining exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and explore analyses of their characteristics and ...
  34. The Top 3 Gold ETFs for 2016 (IAU, DZZ)

    January 8, 2016
    Read about three gold-based ETFs that investors and traders should watch out for in 2016, and why this might be the year ...
  35. 3 Ways to Play Gold at $1000 (GLD, GDX)

    December 31, 2015
    Gold ended 2015 within 100-points of 1000 and could bounce at that psychological level in 2016.
  36. GDX: Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF

    December 22, 2015
    Learn about Market Vectors Gold Miners, one of the most volatile ETFs in the market, which fell 75% from 2011 to 2015 after ...
  37. The Downtrend In Precious Metals Is Poised To Continue

    December 22, 2015
    Active traders are watching these three charts because the descending trendlines are suggestion that a reversal in the downtrend ...
  38. These ETFs Are the Most Popular with Advisors (SPY, GDX)

    October 29, 2015
    These ETFs are popular among financial advisors. Here's why.
  39. Learn How To Trade Gold In 4 Steps (GLD, GDX)

    October 9, 2015
    Trading spot gold or gold futures, equities and options isn’t hard to learn, but the activity requires skill sets unique ...
  40. Despite Unchanged Rates, Gold Set For A Move Lower

    September 22, 2015
    Despite the Fed's news of leaving interest rates unchanged, 3 charts are suggesting that gold prices are setting up for a ...
  41. Gold Struggles to Climb Higher and May Fall Soon

    September 1, 2015
    Traders will be watching the price of gold over the coming weeks. We'll take a look at how a couple major moving averages ...
  42. The Most Popular ETFs with Financial Advisors

    July 24, 2015
    Financial advisors might continue to perform well by holding these popular ETFs, but time is limited.
  43. 4 ETFs For Trading Gold's Falling Prices

    July 21, 2015
    Traders looking to trade gold will likely look to add these for funds to their portfolio.
  44. 4 Ways You Can Invest In Gold Without Holding It

    June 25, 2015
    Owning gold can be a store of value and a hedge against unexpected inflation. Holding physical gold, however, can be cumbersome ...
  45. 5 Dividend ETFs with Growth Potential

    May 15, 2015
    A quick look at a few ETFs with substantial growth potential.
  46. Today's Top ETFs: Worth a Bet or Should You Pass?

    May 4, 2015
    ETFs can be profitable and dangerous. Here's a list of today's most popular funds and what you should watch about them.
  47. Invest In Gold Through ETFs (GDX, NUGT)

    April 21, 2015
    The mystique of the yellow metal captivates market players seeking hedges against inflationary pressure, safe haven in turbulent ...
  48. Prospects of Gold ETFs GDX vs. GDXJ

    April 10, 2015
    Eyeing gold? A comparison of the prospects of the Market Vectors Gold Miners and Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETFs. ...
  49. Is GDX the Best Way to Play Gold?

    March 19, 2015
    An analysis of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF.
  50. What kind of risk exposure does an investor face when investing ...

    February 9, 2015
    Examine risks related to companies involved in the exploration and extraction of precious and base metals. These include ...
  51. Gap Strategies To Try For Intraday Trades

    February 3, 2015
    Many traders lack effective strategies to manage gaps, whether they pop up on open positions or mark the first play of the ...
  52. Use These Two ETFs To Profit From A Reversal In Gold

    January 29, 2015
    Traders recently have been setting their sights on gold. Buying the metal would have translated into a nearly 10% in only ...
  53. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    September 25, 2014
    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, then? Try treasuries or gold ETFs.
  54. Best Ways To Trade Gold And Silver

    June 25, 2014
    Commodities are rallying, and gold and silver are now following suit with strong recent buying. Here are four ways to play ...
  55. Day-Trading Gold ETFs: Top Tips

    June 25, 2014
    Learn when is the most favorable time to day-trade gold ETFs and how to take advantage.
  56. Gold, Silver Stocks Still Under Pressure

    May 29, 2014
    Any trader that bought gold or silver over the past five years has found themselves drastically underperforming the market. ...
  57. 13 Stock Buyback Kings: Should You Buy Them?

    February 12, 2014
    Over the past few years, I've been conducting quarterly reviews of companies that are aggressive repurchasers of their ...
  58. Are The Hated Gold Miners Finally A Buy?

    January 17, 2014
    Over the last year, the gold miners have been one of the worst performing sectors. However, falling stock prices have led ...
  59. 3 Simple Momentum ETF Trading Strategies

    July 10, 2013
    Momentum traders who look for strong price movements to jump in on have embraced ETFs for their ease-of-use, cost efficiency, ...
  60. Three Ways To Short Gold

    April 18, 2013
    Investor enthusiasm for gold has been falling by the wayside. For portfolios, that could mean it's time to short the metal. ...
  61. Will Gold Mining ETFs Ever Be a Buy?

    February 11, 2013
    ETF investors have numerous choices with gold ETFs, but most concentrate on the gold miners or the commodity.
  62. Favorite ETF Positions For 5 Super Investors

    December 28, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easier for regular retail investors to add various new asset classes, sectors and markets to their ...
  63. Unconventional Oil And Gas ETF Debuts

    February 17, 2012
    The Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF offers unique oil and natural gas plays for investors.
  64. A Cautious Outlook For Gold

    February 9, 2012
    The improving global macroeconomic picture could take some of the luster away from gold. For investors, that could mean it’s ...
  65. Which Gold ETF Should You Own?

    October 17, 2011
    Now may be a good time to get into gold ETFs. Here's how to do so, and which ETFs should be considered the best bet.
  66. Hedge Inflation With Gold ETFs

    June 25, 2008
    Gold ETFs provide a refuge for investors. We examine top funds that focus on bullion, mining and futures contracts.
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