GLD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Waiting For the Rebound - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 1, 2014
    Stocks ran up last year in anticipation of a rebound in economic and corporate earnings fundamentals, but we haven't seen ...
  2. Will the Rest of the Year Be Any Different? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 31, 2014
    Many expect the rest of the year to be better, but Q1 was likely a sign of things to come the rest of this year.
  3. Market Looking for Validation - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 28, 2014
    The market is looking for validation of these expectations and appears to be getting a bit nervous about it.
  4. Bias Still to the Upside - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 25, 2014
    The recent sell-off in some of the hotter segments of the market reflect some nervousness, but overall bias still remains ...
  5. The Market's Positive Momentum - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 24, 2014
    The expectation is that the tone of U.S. economic data will improve as the weather effects start dissipating.
  6. Will the Uncertainty Last? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 14, 2014
    Ukraine is likely a temporary worry, but the economic questions may have more staying power.
  7. Market Willing to Wait, for Now - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 13, 2014
    The market appears to be fairly accommodating at this stage, but may not be as patient if the trend doesn???t improve going ...
  8. Why the Loss of Momentum? - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 11, 2014
    It is the lack of data, and not anything else, that is making it difficult to sustain recent momentum.
  9. An Empty Data Docket - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 10, 2014
    Stocks will likely find it difficult to sustain recent positive momentum given the paucity of data over the next few days.
  10. It's All About Expectations - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 7, 2014
    The overall ???level??? of jobs created isn???t that much, but what matters is the level of ???surprise factor??? and that ...
  11. Winter Drags Down ADP Numbers - Ahead of Wall Street

    March 5, 2014
    Weather is again the culprit this morning in the ADP numbers, as has been the case lately with all economic data.
  12. Looking Past the Deep Freeze - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 18, 2014
    The weather explanation for the recent run of soft economic data certainly makes sense ??? it has been one hell of a winter ...
  13. Is It All Weather? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 7, 2014
    Perhaps weather is the culprit, but don't expect a quick resolution to this issue as weather hasn't improved much in February ...
  14. Are Growth Fears Justified? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 4, 2014
    The growth question has take center stage for stock market investors in a way that few of us could have foreseen.
  15. Are Taper Worries Justified? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 17, 2013
    The Fed's QE program has inflated asset prices by suppressing discount rates and its removal threatens to end that.
  16. A Brief History of ETF Bubbles

    October 23, 2013
    The ups and downs on Wall Street have long been a foe of the inexperienced investor, while veterans have come to embrace ...
  17. ETF Winners and Losers During the Shutdown

    October 21, 2013
    Late last week, President Barack Obama signed a bill to end the 16-day U.S. government shutdown and avoid a default. Over ...
  18. ETF Outlook for the Week of October 7

    October 7, 2013
    The S&P 500 was able to close out last week with a one-point loss even though the government shutdown continued into ...
  19. Government Shutdown is Here, Now What? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 30, 2013
    The question now is how long will it last and what does it tell us about the coming debt-ceiling fight.
  20. Picture Edition: Major Asset Class Returns From The 2009 Bottom

    September 12, 2013
    The U.S. bull market rages on five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, although not everyone on Wall Street is convinced ...
  21. Global Growth Outlook Improves - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 9, 2013
    Positive data out of China and Japan help improve the global growth outlook.
  22. Think You’re An ETF Expert?

    September 9, 2013
    It is an undeniable fact that the ETF industry has certainly come a long way since the first ever ETF hit the streets in ...
  23. Is the Market Reading It Correctly? - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 6, 2013
    The mildly disappointing jobs doesn't change the Fed Taper equation.
  24. It's Not About Syria - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 4, 2013
    Syria matters to some extent, but the primary unsettling factor for the market is the Fed.
  25. Is This Bull Market Really Almost Over?

    September 3, 2013
    A short-term head-and-shoulders pattern is starting to look like it could have long-term and ominous significance for the ...
  26. How To Build The Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    August 21, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world in 2012, along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  27. Taper Fears Aren't Causing It - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 7, 2013
    Hard to claim that Taper isn't priced in already given how far interest rates have moved already.
  28. Dog Days of Summer - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 6, 2013
    Be mindful, however, that low volumes could exaggerate volatility in the short run.
  29. 7 Articles ETF Investors Must Read: 7/25

    July 25, 2013
    Lackluster trading and mixed earnings reports had U.S. equities trading in a narrow range this week. Fast-food giant McDonald’s ...
  30. Want A Simple, 3-ETF Portfolio? Here Are 25 Of Them

    July 24, 2013
    Exchange-traded products have found their way into countless portfolios as investors of all walks have embraced these financial ...
  31. Bear of the Day: Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) - Bear of the Day

    July 15, 2013
    Bear of the Day: Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) - Bear of the Day
  32. ETF Asset Report for First Half of 2013: Japan Wins, Gold Loses ...

    July 11, 2013
    Which ETFs saw the most inflows and outflows in the first half of 2013?
  33. 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, ...
  34. It Keeps Getting Worse For The Gold Miners

    July 9, 2013
    With gold’s recent price drop and lowered future price targets, the miners are in a world of hurt. Cash costs for the sector ...
  35. June Non-Farm Payrolls Blow Away Estimates, Boosted By Summer ...

    July 5, 2013
    Non-Farm Payrolls rose faster than expected in June as teenagers began to take summer jobs. The unemployment rate remained ...
  36. Is Taper Back on the Table After ADP? - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 3, 2013
    A positive BLS report on Friday along the lines of what we saw from ADP would mean exactly that, in my view.
  37. No Fireworks in Today's Session - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 2, 2013
    Markets will likely remain in a tentative mode ahead of Friday's jobs numbers and the holiday on Thursday.
  38. 25 Wild ETF Charts From 1H 2013

    July 2, 2013
    Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over ...
  39. Lots of Data in Holiday-Shortened Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 1, 2013
    Volumes will likely be light in this holiday-shortened week, which could exacerbate volatility.
  40. Market Having Second Thoughts on Tapering? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 27, 2013
    Markets seem to be hoping that the Tapering decision may not be so imminent after all.
  41. Can Gold Stage a Comeback? - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    The cheer surrounding upbeat U.S. data has also sounded the death knell for gold.
  42. Does the GDP Cut Mean Anything? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 26, 2013
    The present and future economic conditions are far more important than what has happened already.
  43. Fundamentals Will Matter in Post-QE World - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 25, 2013
    Investors have been on an extended vacation from reality due to the Fed's QE program.
  44. How Low Can It Get? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 24, 2013
    Markets are in for a rough ride over the coming days and weeks.
  45. Bernanke Shows His Hand, Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 20, 2013
    Investors wanted clarity from the Fed, they got it. But they don't like what they see.
  46. Can the Fed Afford to Keep the Suspense? - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 18, 2013
    We may not get a direct answer tomorrow, but the Fed can't afford to keep the market guessing about its future course.
  47. Taper May Not Mean The End of QE, But....... - Ahead of Wall ...

    June 14, 2013
    The shift in Fed policy will be a vote of confidence in the economy, even though it will result in higher rates.
  48. Strong Data Keeps Taper Talk Alive - Ahead of Wall Street

    June 13, 2013
    This morning's strong Retail Sales and Jobless Claims data is reassuring enough to keep the Taper talk firmly on the table.
  49. May ETF Asset Report: U.S. and Japan Prevail, Gold Suffers - ...

    June 10, 2013
    The domestic stock ETFs and Japan funds were big winners in May, while gold ETFs and emerging markets saw big outflows.
  50. 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. ...
  51. The Week Ahead: Did Wall Street Strategists Jinx Stocks

    March 22, 2013
    Increasingly daring market forecasts should unpleasantly remind savvy investors of the exuberance of Y2K, and the truth is ...
  52. The Week Ahead: Will Overseas Markets Lead the Way

    February 22, 2013
    Most investors were expecting a correction after the enormous surge in 2013, but evidence from Europe indicates that the ...
  53. How Well Do The 5 Biggest ETFs Track Their Indexes?

    February 8, 2013
    ETFs are excellent building blocks for long-term portfolios given the inherent cost-efficiency and transparency benefits ...
  54. 10 Questions About ETFs You've Been Too Afraid To Ask

    February 5, 2013
    As the exchange-traded world continues to expand, many investors find themselves asking the same questions about how these ...
  55. Welcome To "Peak Gold" And How To Play It

    January 29, 2013
    With ore rates and production dwindling, analysts now estimate that we have entered a Peak Gold scenario.
  56. Invest Like Morgan Stanley with These 5 Commodity ETFs - ETF ...

    January 25, 2013
    Although commodities are often overlooked by many investors, these natural resources are considered by many to be good diversifiers ...
  57. How to Build the Ultimate 'Doomsday Portfolio'

    January 24, 2013
    We've managed to avoid the great Mayan prediction of the end of the world along with countless doomsday prognostications ...
  58. Forget Mutual Funds -- Try This Simple, Low-Cost Alternative ...

    January 17, 2013
    As the stock market surged ever higher in the 1990s, many investors were content to let mutual fund managers find the right ...
  59. Signs Point to an Overextended Bull Market That Could Sell-Off

    January 15, 2013
    The stock market consolidated its gains last week while waiting for news. Earnings announcements this week could push prices ...
  60. Can Alexco Pick Up The Pace?

    January 11, 2013
    With better execution, Alexco could outperform silver.
  61. Q4 ETF Asset Report: Broad Market ETFs Reign - ETF News And Commentary

    January 8, 2013
    The fourth quarter of 2012 was a mixed bag for the equity markets. It was a quarter marked by certain domestic as well as ...
  62. Daily ETF Roundup: Jobs Report Boosts Markets

    January 4, 2013
    The first three trading days of 2013 are officially in the books, and markets have gotten off to quite the start. Though ...
  63. 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 ...
  64. Where Are The Big Money Managers Putting Their Money?

    December 24, 2012
    For regular retail investors, following various guru and superstar investors is a great way to formulize a portfolio strategy.
  65. Survive the Mayan Apocalypse with These ETFs - Investment Ideas

    December 20, 2012
    The end is near! Well, sort of. The coming Mayan Apocalypse, which begins on December 21st, is by many accounts just ...
  66. ETFs Then And Now

    December 19, 2012
    As the calendars get ready to flip to 2013, another chapter in the relatively short history of ETFs will be written. Next ...
  67. Checking In On the 10 Largest ETFs Year To Date

    December 14, 2012
    2012 has been a hectic year around the world, but the U.S. has been especially busy this year. We saw two new QE programs, ...
  68. What Will Happen To Gold Stocks In 2013

    December 13, 2012
    This year was brutal for some gold miners. We'll take a look at what could happen for 2013.
  69. Key Criteria to Know Before Buying an ETF - ETF News And Commentary

    December 12, 2012
    The exchange traded fund industry has expanded at a rapid pace over the past few years, allowing investors to tap into a ...
  70. 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: EWJ, GLD, RTH

    December 10, 2012
    Wall Street was in for some choppy trading last week, as investors weighed the continuing fiscal cliff talks and a slew of ...
  71. ETFs in a QE3 World - ETF News And Commentary

    December 6, 2012
    After much deliberation, the Federal Reserve finally announced the third round of quantitative easing or QE3, in an attempt ...
  72. What will the Fed do Next Week? - ETF News And Commentary

    December 4, 2012
    While most investors are currently fixated on the "fiscal-cliff" talks, the market will also be impacted by the November ...
  73. ETFs That We Are Thankful For - ETF News And Commentary

    November 21, 2012
    Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have come a long way since January 1993--when the first ETF was introduced to the market. The ...
  74. Battle The Fiscal Cliff With ETFs

    November 19, 2012
    Going over the pending fiscal cliff could be a scary proposition for American citizens and investors. The automatic spending ...
  75. Ultimate Guide To Van Eck Market Vectors TR Gold Miners (GDX)

    November 1, 2012
    Gold ETFs have become exceptionally popular as these instruments mitigate many of the most pressing drawbacks to gold ownership ...
  76. The Biggest One-Day Gains In Popular Commodities

    October 31, 2012
    Commodities can be a volatile bunch. Here are some of the biggest one-day leaps for oil, gold and corn.
  77. Guide to Most Popular ETFs - ETF News And Commentary

    October 25, 2012
    The ETF industry has come a long way from the time when the ETFs were first launched as investment tools to gain exposure ...
  78. Q3 ETF Asset Report: Investors Back in the Market? - ETF News ...

    October 10, 2012
    Overall, 2012 has been a good one so far for the ETF industry, particularly the third quarter where some funds witnessed ...
  79. Third Time's A Charm? Best ETF Plays For QE3

    October 4, 2012
    Last month, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke unveiled the latest creation from the central bank – the infamous QE3. As details continue ...
  80. The Week Ahead: What Do Sectors Say About the Economy

    September 29, 2012
    Troubling technical signals appear to be confirmed by recent movements in key sectors, driving up the possibility of a ...
  81. Is WITE the Perfect Gold ETF Compliment? - ETF News And Commentary

    September 26, 2012
    With the central bank easing again in what is being termed QE3, investors are beginning to reconsider some of the holdings. ...
  82. Is WITE the Perfect Gold ETF Complement? - ETF News And Commentary

    September 26, 2012
    With the central bank easing again in what is being termed QE3, investors are beginning to reconsider some of the holdings. ...
  83. The Week Ahead: How Sorry Will May Sellers Be

    September 15, 2012
    Mantras can be prophetic until they aren't, and those who "sold in May" have already lost out on solid gains. ...
  84. Brief History Of ETFs

    September 11, 2012
    In 2012, exchange-traded products are ubiquitous in the world of investing. The more than 1,400 products have accumulated ...
  85. Profiting From Fibonacci Entries and Exits

    September 7, 2012
    MoneyShow's Tom Aspray often uses Fibonacci analysis to determine likely entry points and profit targets for his Charts ...
  86. 2 "Bernanke Trades" to Profit from Right Now

    September 6, 2012
    The last week of August ended with big moves on Thursday and Friday. Stocks look ready to break out of their dull trading ...
  87. Market Outlook: Unique Signals Point to Higher Prices

    September 6, 2012
    The last week of August ended with big moves on Thursday and Friday. Stocks look ready to break out of their dull trading ...
  88. Bet on a Gold Comeback with the Gold Explorers ETF - ETF News ...

    August 29, 2012
    Over the past few years, investors in gold have undoubtedly been quite pleased with the precious metal's performance. The ...
  89. Huge Gaps Between Metals, Miners ETFs

    August 8, 2012
    In recent years interest in exposure to natural resources has surged, thanks perhaps in part to the ease of access afforded ...
  90. Gold ETFs In 2012: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

    July 31, 2012
    This year has proven to be somewhatof a difficult year for gold, as this precious metal has struggled to maintain its footing ...
  91. The Week Ahead: Did The ECB Put a Floor Under Stock Prices?

    July 28, 2012
    All it took was a few words from Europe's top banker to turn stocks around, but can the momentum last? MoneyShow's Tom ...
  92. 17 ETFs For Day Traders

    July 13, 2012
    Investors of all walks have embraced ETFs as the investment vehicle of choice when it comes to accessing virtually any asset ...
  93. Bullish On India? Buy Gold ETFs

    July 10, 2012
    Eurozone debt drama continues to hog the headlines as the seemingly never-ending struggle to ensurefinancialstability in ...
  94. 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: GLD, FXI, RTH

    July 9, 2012
    Equity markets were dominated by back-and-forth trading last week as mixed economic data releases at home collided with interest ...
  95. The Week Ahead: Can Stocks Ignore the World's Problems?

    July 7, 2012
    Technical action in most markets seems to show this week's downswing was only a temporary pullback, which means buying ...
  96. 10 Surprising ETF Stats From Mid Year ETF Data

    July 5, 2012
    Earlier this week, the ETF Industry Association released its June 30 batch of ETF data, providing an interesting snapshot ...
  97. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    June 29, 2012
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  98. Five ETF Surprises From The First Half

    June 28, 2012
    As an up-and-down (and up again) first half of the year draws to a close, many portfolios have managed to squeeze out moderate ...
  99. ETFs For QE3

    June 22, 2012
    Here are ETFs that should outperform if another round of quantitative easing is introduced.
  100. 5 ETFs to Profit from the Volatility

    June 20, 2012
    As coalition building begins in Greece, and the Federal Reserve actions this week are yet unknown, there is still plenty ...
  101. Stimulus Hopes Don't Help Gold

    June 20, 2012
    Ahead of the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday, gold didn't get any support Tuesday. COMEX ...
  102. Gold: Four Straight Up Days

    June 14, 2012
    Amid slack U.S. economic data and rising concerns about the fate of the Euro Zone ahead of Greek elections this weekend, ...
  103. Bill Gross Says To Buy Hard Assets

    June 14, 2012
    When PIMCO’s Bill Gross speaks, the markets generally listen. His latest missive could serve as a portfolio wake-up call ...
  104. Gold Reclaims the $1,600 Level

    June 13, 2012
    Stoked by renewed hopes for more quantitative easing, traders bid up gold prices Tuesday, helping the yellow metal reclaim ...
  105. Amid Troubling Headlines, Gold Fights Its Way Higher

    June 12, 2012
    Monday was a day of disappointment for riskier assets, gold included, but the yellow metal was able to eke out a small gain ...
  106. Risk On Day Lifts Gold

    June 11, 2012
    In the last trading day of the week, traders embraced a risk on posture and that was good news for gold. COMEX gold for August ...
  107. Gold Doesn't Get A Bernanke Boost

    June 8, 2012
    As is par for the course, gold got little help from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as the central bank chief offered ...
  108. Gold Stoked By QE Speculation

    June 7, 2012
    Traders just refuse to give up the ghost on more quantitative easing and with Federal Reserve Chairman testifying before ...
  109. Gold Books Small Gain

    June 6, 2012
    Ahead of Wednesday's European Central Bank meeting, gold snapped a two-day losing streak with a modest Tuesday gain. COMEX-gold ...
  110. Defensive ETFs For Tough Markets

    May 31, 2012
    Rather than having to bet against one stock, ETFs allow investors to make broader bets on industries, commodities and sectors.
  111. Popular Commodity ETFs

    May 29, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  112. Gold Ends Winning Streak

    May 22, 2012
    Following last week's surprise gain that culminated with a monster rally in the last two days of the week, gold futures could ...
  113. Is It Time For A Permanent Strategy?

    May 11, 2012
    Harry Browne's Permanent Portfolio could help you create a steady core portfolio regardless of the market environment.
  114. Is Gold's Party Over?

    May 10, 2012
    New York, May 9th (TradersHuddle.com) - As was the case with oil and U.S. equities today, gold extended what has been a deeply ...
  115. Ugly Friday, But Gold, Silver Surprise

    May 8, 2012
    Despite an awful end to the week for riskier assets at the hands of a highly disappointing April jobs report, gold and silver ...
  116. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    May 7, 2012
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  117. Gold, Silver Rebound

    May 1, 2012
    Gold, Silver Rebound
  118. Fed Helps Oil, But Not Precious Metals

    May 1, 2012
    Fed Helps Oil, But Not Precious Metals
  119. Gold Lifted By Faint QE3 Hopes

    May 1, 2012
    Gold Lifted By Faint QE3 Hopes
  120. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    April 30, 2012
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  121. The Week Ahead: Will Europe Spoil Apple's Party?

    April 28, 2012
    If this surprisingly good week makes you want to jump back into stocks with both feet, be patient, writes MoneyShow’s ...
  122. The Top-Performing ETFs by Sector

    April 28, 2012
    There have been a few surprises in leadership in some of the sector exchange traded funds that are gaining the attention ...
  123. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    April 25, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  124. The Week Ahead: Will Earnings Revive the Rally?

    April 21, 2012
    Despite recent gains, critical market internals suggest the correction is not yet over, but more upside earnings surprises ...
  125. Comparing Metal Equity ETFs

    April 19, 2012
    Looking at the different metal commodity options for investors.
  126. When Will Gold Miner Stocks Rally Like Gold Prices?

    April 19, 2012
    ETFs backed by gold miners might offer more than ETFs backed by gold.
  127. Double-Dip ETFs

    April 13, 2012
    ETFs for a market pullback and double dip recession.
  128. The Week Ahead: Risk Never Takes a Holiday

    March 31, 2012
    Risk of a deeper correction remains high despite a holiday-shortened week. Watch for technical warning signs, as well as ...
  129. The Week Ahead: Don't Worry About China's Growth

    March 24, 2012
    Economic news from China last week overshadowed improving technicals for in many parts of the market, including the specific ...
  130. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    March 23, 2012
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  131. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    March 22, 2012
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  132. 3 ETFs for Precious Metals Exposure

    March 21, 2012
    Gold and silver make sense for investors as long as central banks are devaluing their currency, explains Paul Simon, chief ...
  133. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    March 20, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  134. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market, Part II

    March 17, 2012
    The market’s strength this week surprised many investors, and certain sectors have still more potential, writes MoneyShow ...
  135. The Week Ahead: Should You Switch Sectors?

    March 10, 2012
    Technical evidence is mounting that seasonal sector rotation is taking place right now, and it is crucial for investors to ...
  136. Gold In Trouble?

    March 8, 2012
    Another bad day at the office for gold could see intense panic selling.
  137. Our 3 Favorite Gold Picks Now

    March 7, 2012
    Gold's demise is exaggerated to say the least, and there are still some great opportunities while skeptics sit on the sidelines ...
  138. India's Gold Buying Drops

    February 29, 2012
    For investors, India’s gold outlook can serve as cautionary tale for global gold prices.
  139. Goldman Says To Stick With Oil And Gold

    February 29, 2012
    With many of the deep values in natural resources now gone, Goldman Sachs has dropped its overall forecast for commodity ...
  140. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    February 28, 2012
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  141. The Week Ahead: Will Crude Oil Crush the Recovery?

    February 28, 2012
    Select buying opportunities remain, but the combination of rising oil prices and latest deterioration in the financial sector ...
  142. Defensive ETFs For Tough Markets

    February 27, 2012
    Rather than having to bet against one stock, ETFs allow investors to make broader bets on industries, commodities and sectors.
  143. The Week Ahead: Does This Headline Scare You?

    February 19, 2012
    Bullish magazine headlines have been the death of many a rising market, and in fact a correction is expected, says MoneyShow ...
  144. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  145. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    January 31, 2012
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  146. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    January 30, 2012
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  147. The Week Ahead: Stocks Need Some Bad News

    January 30, 2012
    Markets are due for a bull-scaring correction that would open more opportunities, but until then investors should stick with ...
  148. The Week Ahead: Wait to Buy Lower

    January 25, 2012
    Dividends are key to market-beating performance, especially during these times, says John Buckingham of The Prudent Speculator. ...
  149. A Better ETF for Metals Investors

    January 11, 2012
    The most common silver and gold ETFs may present risks unknown to most investors, says asset manager and analyst Mo Dawoud. ...
  150. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    January 10, 2012
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  151. The Week Ahead: The Path to Profits in 2012

    January 9, 2012
    The year has started off well, but some sectors and strategies have the potential to pay off even better in coming weeks. ...
  152. Defensive ETFs For Tough Markets

    December 28, 2011
    Rather than having to bet against one stock, ETFs allow investors to make broader bets on industries, commodities and sectors.
  153. 2011 In Review - The Best-Performing ETFs

    December 26, 2011
    Bonds and gold dominate this year's ETF performance.
  154. The Week Ahead: Will the Grinch Steal Christmas?

    December 20, 2011
    The warning flags are up, and time is running out for a solid rally. Be careful, and watch these key indicators over the ...
  155. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    December 19, 2011
    The Great Recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  156. 2011's Best Performing Gold Stocks

    December 14, 2011
    Gold prices have risen to new all time highs in 2011. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  157. Silver Takes First Place?

    December 6, 2011
    Silver usually takes a backseat to gold, but it might be the best metal right now.
  158. Four Market-Beating ETFs In November

    November 29, 2011
    Four top ETFs from November.
  159. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    November 25, 2011
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  160. How To Play $3,000 Gold

    November 22, 2011
    Learn how to invest in $3,000-an-ounce gold from expert fund manager, John Hathaway.
  161. Gold's Misguided Allure

    November 22, 2011
    Even during uncertain times, there are more attractive ways to invest than betting on a commodity that trades on investor ...
  162. The Week Ahead: Will the Supercommittee Sink the Markets?

    November 22, 2011
    It could be a couple of weeks until we know the true effect of the latest US debt debate in the markets, but there are still ...
  163. The Week Ahead: Don't Bet Against the Stock Market

    November 16, 2011
    As the markets continue to defy the bears, a proper breakout could be on its way as early as next week. So watch for any ...
  164. The Week Ahead: Can the Bulls Stay in Charge?

    November 7, 2011
    Tuesday’s drop gave investors an excellent entry point for what looks like a sustained rally. Of course, certain groups ...
  165. Gold And Miners Back In A Familiar Groove?

    October 28, 2011
    Fears of economic collapse have gold and mining stocks brewing up a decent risk/reward ratio, again.
  166. Defensive ETFs For Tough Markets

    October 25, 2011
    Rather than having to bet against one stock, ETFs allow investors to make broader bets on industries, commodities and sectors.
  167. ETFs For Economic Havoc

    October 13, 2011
    Rather than having to bet against one stock, ETFs allow investors to make broader bets on industries, commodities and sectors.
  168. Odyssey Leads Investors On Treasure Hunt

    September 29, 2011
    Can investors find buried treasure with Odyssey Marine Exploration's shipwreck-exploration business?
  169. Could Platinum Be Better Than Gold?

    September 27, 2011
    As gold has risen and reached parity with platinum, the white metal could be one of the best values in the precious metals ...
  170. Here We Go Again – Markets Continue To Move On Governments

    September 27, 2011
    Government actions continue to dominate market moves.
  171. Central Banks Take Another Kick At The Can

    September 21, 2011
    Central banks take another kick at the can.
  172. Four Outperforming ETFs

    August 30, 2011
    The overwhelming majority of long ETFs have been in the red this month, but a few have managed to gain ground.
  173. The Week Ahead: The Market Doesn't Need Another Storm

    August 28, 2011
    Hurricane Irene looks tough enough, but the barrage of economic news next week could be even more of a problem for the ...
  174. 11 Stocks to Watch for the Next Uptrend

    August 26, 2011
    As he awaits the next broad market rally...whenever it arrives...Fred Richards is eyeing a number of names that he sees as ...
  175. The Week Ahead: Bear Markets Take Time

    August 21, 2011
    We won’t know for a while whether the bulls have been truly slaughtered, so investors would do wise to wait for the ...
  176. 5 Buys in 2 Top Sectors

    August 18, 2011
    It’s been another fast paced dramatic month so far and the market repercussions are being felt far and wide says Mary ...
  177. The Week Ahead: Another Ride on the Rollercoaster?

    August 14, 2011
    Next week should prove quieter, but with all the uncertainty weighing on the markets, it’s probably best to get defensive ...
  178. The Week Ahead: Waiting for QE3

    August 7, 2011
    After a week like this one, it seems like the markets have nowhere to go but up…and although a rally is likely this ...
  179. 3 ETFs to Watch on Debt Deadline Day

    August 4, 2011
    As markets react to the US debt deal, new corporate earnings reports, and lingering Eurozone debt issues, these three ETFs, ...
  180. The Week Ahead: More "Bizarro World"

    July 31, 2011
    It’s all about the debt-ceiling debate right now, and mounting fears have caused technical damage that will take ...
  181. 7 Funds to Get Your Financial House in Order

    July 31, 2011
    Edwin Mays of Mays Group Advisors tells MoneyShow.com’s Kate Stalter that investors are best served by avoiding the ...
  182. 5 ETFs to Hedge the Debt-Ceiling Debacle

    July 27, 2011
    While the fractious fighting in Washington continues, time is running out; investors may want to consider a hedge or two ...
  183. Bet On Macro Events With These ETFs

    July 27, 2011
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  184. The Week Ahead: For Stocks, The Debt Ceiling's the Limit

    July 24, 2011
    The markets would probably be much more bullish if not for the debt-ceiling debate in Washington, and in fact last week's ...
  185. The Week Ahead: Are Hedge Funds Bailing Out?

    July 17, 2011
    It’s possible that big-time redemptions caused several would-be rallies last week to sputter and die. A short-term ...
  186. The Week Ahead: How Far Will Stocks Correct?

    July 10, 2011
    Friday’s downturn should continue into next week, but technical analysis shows the sell-off should be much less painful ...
  187. Emerging Markets Show Gold Some Love

    June 27, 2011
    As various market strategists continue to predict massive inflation and uncertainty, investors in the emerging world have ...
  188. Week Ahead: Fireworks Coming Early?

    June 26, 2011
    Something's got to give as we approach Independence Day, as the quixotic action last week hurt both quick-hit traders and ...
  189. The Week Ahead: Is the Worst of the Selling Over?

    June 21, 2011
    Indicators are mixed, and any number of events next week could tip the scales to the bears or bulls, but sideways trading ...
  190. Summertime Hedges

    June 13, 2011
    With the summer doldrums approaching and the uncertainty facing the stock market, investors could use a hedge. ETFs provide ...
  191. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    June 7, 2011
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  192. High Commodity Prices Are Here To Stay

    May 9, 2011
    Investors looking to invest in commodities need to be patient until the right time and price come along.
  193. 2011's Best Performing Gold Stocks

    May 9, 2011
    Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  194. Gains In Gold Miners

    April 14, 2011
    With investors' interest in gold showing no signs of weakness, higher gold prices are almost assured.
  195. 5 Commodity ETFs You Need To Know

    March 15, 2011
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  196. Gold Stocks Should Shine After Shrugging Off China Hike

    February 14, 2011
    Spot gold pushed higher on Tuesday, despite China's second rate hike in a month.
  197. 7 Commodity ETFs To Know

    February 14, 2011
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  198. ETFs To Know In 2011

    January 11, 2011
    Stick to a few ETFs that represent excellent fundamental bets so as to not diversify away your gains.
  199. Copper Developments Continued To Heat Up In 2010

    January 1, 2011
    CRU Group predicts China will account for almost 50% of annual copper sales by 2020. With rosy predictions like this, no ...
  200. 2010: The Year Silver Caught Up

    December 29, 2010
    Silver roared to life in 2010, and it may not be done yet.
  201. 2010's Best Performing Gold Stocks

    December 20, 2010
    Gold prices have risen to new all time highs in 2010. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  202. A Look at Commodity ETFs

    December 13, 2010
    The recent recession shows why commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to your portfolio.
  203. Core Holding ETF Positions with Low Expenses

    December 6, 2010
    We examine the top ETFs that won't sap your returns with high fees.
  204. BANC Some Inflation Protection With These Nations

    November 15, 2010
    The BANC nations of Brazil, Australia, Norway and Canada offer investors a way to add natural resource production and inflation ...
  205. Keeping Up With Commodities

    November 8, 2010
    Some commodity prices have moved to scary heights. Investors need to know when it is time to take some money off the table.
  206. 5 Investment Ideas Heating Up Right Now

    November 1, 2010
    With investors back out of their bunkers and looking to put money to work, Wall Street and Main Street have been working ...
  207. 7 Reasons To Pick ETFs Over Stocks

    November 1, 2010
    As a cost-effective way to achieve a broadly diversified portfolio, including hard-to-own (but worthwhile) assets, ETFs are ...
  208. Value Investing Congress Picks

    October 18, 2010
    With the influx of currency being added to the global financial system, it's no surprose that many value investors are favoring ...
  209. 5 Gold Stock Plays

    October 8, 2010
    Gold prices have risen by more than $1,000 per ounce since the 1970s. Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  210. The Silver Standard

    June 4, 2010
    Gold is getting all the attention as sovereign debt problems plague the market, but silver’s industrial usage should make ...
  211. Despite Pullback, Investors Remain Aggressive

    May 14, 2010
    If the economy is on the verge of another meltdown, why are so many investors staying in consumer discretionary stocks?
  212. Newmont Mining Strikes A Rich Quarter

    April 29, 2010
    Investors are beginning to show stronger interest in gold stocks, and their fundamentals warrant this.
  213. The Secret Way To Play Gold

    April 6, 2010
    Gold can be a valuable hedge against uncertainty, and there is more than one way to play it. Royalty override firms may be ...
  214. International Inflation Protection

    March 29, 2010
    Protect against inflation with TIPS, gold and natural resource rich export nations.
  215. Diversifying With Commodity ETFs

    March 23, 2010
    Commodity ETFs are a great way to add diversity to a portfolio.
  216. Should You Buy What The Pros Buy?

    February 24, 2010
    The superstar investors are in the news with the filings of their fourth quarter positions. Should retail investors try to ...
  217. ETFs To Know In 2010

    January 21, 2010
    Stick to a few ETFs that represent excellent fundamental bets so as to not diversify away your gains.
  218. Currency Bets For 2010

    January 11, 2010
    If the dollar continues to fall, at least one of these funds should turn in a bundle.
  219. ETFs To Make Macro Bets On

    December 3, 2009
    Sometimes, the best and most rewarding investments are not company specific, but instead bet on changes in sentiment or the ...
  220. Looking For Ideas At The Value Investing Congress

    October 26, 2009
    The Value Investing Congress is becoming a bigger event for invetors, and some good stock idea generation may come out of ...
  221. Gold's Glitter Could Shine On

    September 10, 2009
    Bullion has once again breached the $1000/oz barrier. Will it manage to hold above this level this time around?
  222. Playing Weakness in the Dollar with ETF's

    August 4, 2009
    Playing Weakness in the Dollar with ETF's
  223. The 5 Best Large Caps In The First Half Of 2009

    June 30, 2009
    Five top stocks through the first-half of '09 from any sector with market caps greater than $10 billion.
  224. Golden Portfolio Guardians

    June 30, 2009
    Investors seeking to stabilize a shaky portfolio often look to gold. We examine a few of the gold plays likely to shine brightest.
  225. New Fund Combines Hard Assets and Social Responsibility

    June 29, 2009
    A new fund called the SGM Hard Asset Fund invests in stocks with tangible assets while also adhering to socially responsible ...
  226. Gold Is A Great Hedge Today

    June 17, 2009
    Gold is often overlooked by value investors, but the state of the U.S. Treasury has many investing, including John Paulson.
  227. Golden Dollars: A Look At Junior Miners

    May 6, 2009
    With future inflation rearing is ugly head; investors may want to turn their attention to gold stocks. Junior miners offer, ...
  228. ETFs: Size and Performance Considerations

    April 13, 2009
    Size alone does not offer all of the comforts investors are yearning for in their investments. Read on to find out how an ...
  229. CalPERS Remains Focused

    February 26, 2009
    CalPERS offers a lesson in planning and rebalancing.
  230. Gold ETF Considerations

    February 2, 2009
    Avoid chasing the recent resurgence in gold prices by adopting a dollar-cost-averaging approach.
  231. Hurdle Fences With Low ETF Expenses

    December 3, 2008
    We examine the top ETFs that won't sap your returns with high fees.
  232. Staying Afloat With Gold

    September 19, 2008
    Gold proves its worth in weight.
  233. Rolling With The U.S. Dollar

    September 16, 2008
    Learn which ETFs to ride as the U.S. dollar recovers.
  234. Silver No Longer Second Best

    July 25, 2008
    Learn how investment in a silver ETF protects against inflation and compliments metals & mining plays.
  235. Golden Portfolio Guardians For July 22

    July 22, 2008
    Investors seeking to stabilize a shaky portfolio often look to gold. We examine a few of the gold plays likely to shine brightest.
  236. 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.
  237. Golden Opportunity

    March 17, 2008
    Gold is more than $1,000 an ounce. Learn how you can profit from gold's gains as the rest of the market burns.
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