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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. While it’s been a hard couple of years for gold, things may be finally looking up for the precious metal.

    Gold Gets Its Mojo Back

    March 20, 2014
    While it’s been a hard couple of years for gold, things may be finally looking up for the precious metal. The geo-political ...
  4. Valuations for the gold producers have gotten so low, that many miners will undoubtedly use this weakness to cull the herd and boost their reserves. All while pushing stock prices higher.

    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 ...
  5. Mega-miner Barrick Gold’s (NYSE:ABX) recent earnings highlight the problems in the industry. The firm reported a 73% drop in earnings per share as well as the closure of its $3.45 billion Pascua-Lama project.

    Are The Gold Miners Finally A Buy?

    November 5, 2013
    Over the last year, gold has gone from the asset du jour to the most hated thing on the planet. That dour attitude towards ...
  6. Did India Just Hurt Gold’s Chances Even Further?

    September 23, 2013
    With tapering talk and better economic conditions facing the global economy, investor sentiment for gold is fading. That ...
  7. Gold ETFs Continue to Plunge - ETF News And Commentary

    June 26, 2013
    What is behind the latest slump in gold ETFs?
  8. Precious Metal ETFs Crumble in Fed Meeting Aftermath - ETF News ...

    June 20, 2013
    Precious metal ETFs are in deep trouble after the latest FOMC meeting as prices fell across the board.
  9. 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. ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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. ...
  12. 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.
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 the ...
  15. 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.
  16. Gold ETFs: Why Bid Ask Spreads Matter - ETF News And Commentary

    September 14, 2012
    Sometimes in the ETF world, products that appear similar can actually have very different returns. This can especially be ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Gold ETFs Are Nearing A Breakout Point

    July 13, 2012
    Gold-related ETFs are all heading toward support, and a downside breakout could mean a big drop in the price of gold or gold ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. The Five Best ETFs over the Past Five Years - ETF News And Commentary

    July 2, 2012
    In the last five years, investors have witnessed a variety of market conditions. Stocks were relatively strong in the middle ...
  22. 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. ...
  23. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  24. Spain Drags Gold Lower

    June 1, 2012
    The third credit ratings downgrade of Spain in the past month by ratings agency Egan-Jones pressured gold futures Tuesday. ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. Gold Extends Losing Streak

    May 3, 2012
    Gold Extends Losing Streak
  27. 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.
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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. ...
  30. 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. ...
  31. 2011 In Review - The Best-Performing ETFs

    December 26, 2011
    Bonds and gold dominate this year's ETF performance.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Analysis Of Current Gold Prices

    June 14, 2011
    Despite a trending opinion, gold is not in a bubble and the commodity still holds opportunity for investors.
  35. 2011's Best Performing Gold Stocks

    May 9, 2011
    Find out how to put some shine into your portoflio.
  36. Index Funds: How Well Did They Do In 2010?

    January 7, 2011
    Many portfolio have index funds as their core holdings. Check out how well they performed in 2010.
  37. 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.
  38. Playing With Platinum And Palladium

    November 23, 2009
    Gold and silver get all the attention, but there are plenty of other metals that are good buys.
  39. Inflation Protection Shouldn't Be Complicated

    November 16, 2009
    Investors are better off just buying a few ETFs rather than the IQ CPI Inflation Hedged ETF.
  40. 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, ...
  41. 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 ...
  42. Respond To Strong U.S. Dollar With Gold ETFs

    November 21, 2008
    If the strong U.S. dollar begins to slip, investors should look to gold for safety. We examine the top ETFs.
  43. Staying Afloat With Gold

    September 19, 2008
    Gold proves its worth in weight.
  44. 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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