IAU : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Commodities Continue to Outpace Equities

    August 10, 2016
    Gold, silver, palladium and even oil have outpaced equities, despite their strong performance.
  2. How to Buy Gold With Your 401(k) (FSAGX, IAU)

    July 29, 2016
    Investors seeking to invest in the gold market through their 401(k) account have a long list of options, a lot more than ...
  3. How to Make Money With Just $10,000

    July 12, 2016
    Find out how five leading investors recommend investing $10,000, including top contrarian, dividend-focused, value investing ...
  4. The 4 Largest Gold ETFs

    July 6, 2016
    Learn what is behind rising gold prices, and discover the top four exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that can be used to gain ...
  5. These Commodities ETFs are Rallying (GLD, IAU)

    May 13, 2016
    The commodities rally has driven these ETFs higher. Will it last?
  6. Gold ETFs to Date 2016 Performance Review (GLD, IAU)

    May 9, 2016
    Discover the best and worst performing exchanged-traded funds (ETFs) for investing in gold or gold mining companies for the ...
  7. 4 Mutual Fund Trends in Q1 2016 (GLD, IAU)

    April 19, 2016
    Learn how the mutual fund industry fared in the first quarter of 2016, and discover some of the prevailing trends that occurred ...
  8. The 4 Largest Commodity ETFs (GLD, IAU)

    April 19, 2016
    Learn about the pros and cons of commodity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as well as the four largest commodity ETFs and the ...
  9. These Two Gold ETFs Are Attracting Capital (GLD, IAU)

    April 4, 2016
    Learn about the two largest, low-cost Gold ETFs and why they have rallied in the first three months of 2016 after being in ...
  10. BlackRock Suspends IAU ETF Issuance

    March 28, 2016
    Dig deeper into the March 4 suspension of new share issuances by BlackRock's iShares Gold Trust Fund, and why the investment ...
  11. The Relationship Between Gold and Gold ETFs

    March 21, 2016
    Here's how the price of gold ETFs corresponds to the price of actual gold.
  12. How is an ETC different from an ETF? (IAU)

    March 21, 2016
    An exchange traded commodity (ETC) has many similarities to an exchange traded funded (ETF), but also a few differences. ...
  13. Investing in Gold: Mutual Funds vs. ETFs (GLD, IAU)

    March 17, 2016
    Find out the difference between gold mutual funds and gold ETFs, and how to determine which is the best gold investment option ...
  14. Gold Investing: Vanguard vs. BlackRock (BLK, VGPMX)

    March 15, 2016
    Explore analyses of gold-related funds offered by Vanguard and BlackRock, and learn about the difference and similarities ...
  15. How Long Will the Gold ETF Rally Last? (GLD, IAU)

    March 6, 2016
    Opinions vary, but there's good reason to believe the recent gold ETF rally faces the right conditions to keep going.
  16. Gold ETFs Vs. Bull Markets (GLD, IAU)

    March 2, 2016
    Explore the relationships between gold ETFs and bullish equity markets. Learn how prices have correlated historically and ...
  17. The Upside In Gold ETFs (GLD, IAU)

    March 1, 2016
    Gold ETFs have been on a roll this year. And, their value is expected to increase further.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 5 Dividend ETFs with Growth Potential

    May 15, 2015
    A quick look at a few ETFs with substantial growth potential.
  20. Top Commodities ETFs for Your Retirement Portfolio

    May 12, 2015
    There are many commodity-tracking ETFs, but only a few are must-adds to your retirement portfolio.
  21. GLD vs. IAU: Which Gold ETF is Better?

    March 25, 2015
    Looking to play gold with ETFs? A look at SPDR Gold Trust Shares (GLD) versus iShs Gold Trust Trust Units (IAU).
  22. Why Gold's Price is More than 'Supply and Demand'

    March 19, 2015
    The price of gold is moved by a combination of factors. But the way they work together is sometimes counterintuitive.
  23. These 4 Precious Metals ETFs Help Combat Inflation

    March 4, 2015
    A look at 4 precious metal ETFs to combat inflation when it hits.
  24. 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.
  25. Is Now The Time To Buy Gold?

    May 14, 2014
    Gold could sag further this year. Will that lead to the best buying opportuity in years? And if you believe so, is now the ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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. ...
  28. The Most Affordable Way to Buy Gold: Physical Gold or ETFs?

    March 18, 2013
    Investing in gold has never been easier than it is today. Check out this article to learn more about gold ETFs and other ...
  29. Affordable ETF Alternatives

    March 10, 2013
    Due diligence should be conducted in knowing the different costs related to ETFs before undertaking an investment in one. ...
  30. The Best ETFs You've Never Heard Of

    February 14, 2013
    There are many unheralded ETFs out there just waiting to earn you strong returns.
  31. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  32. 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.
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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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