SIL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Worst Performing ETFs of 2013

    December 31, 2013
    Though this year was largely marked by an insatiable bull-run, not every ETF was able to prosper. There were a select few ...
  2. Is It Finally Time To Buy Silver?

    August 14, 2013
    As the precious metal space has given up many gains in the wake of a strengthening global economy, silver remains a value. ...
  3. If Mining Rally is Legitimate, Don't Forget These ETFs

    July 24, 2013
    Traders appear to be taking some profits in gold miners and the corresponding ETFs Wednesday and that is not surprising. ...
  4. The Third Quarter's Top ETFs

    October 12, 2012
    A examination of Barron’s recent Mutual Fund Report highlights a few little-known ETFs that MoneyShow’s Tom ...
  5. Are Silver ETFs Back on Track? - ETF News And Commentary

    September 12, 2012
    After peaking in April of 2011, silver prices have had trouble regaining their lofty levels. The white commodity has instead ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Europe Fans Flames of Metals Rally

    June 30, 2012
    Precious metals rallied on Friday after European policymakers said they loosen loan requirements for Spain and that help ...
  8. Losing Ways Continue For Gold, Silver

    June 29, 2012
    Once again, gold and the other precious metals got no help from Europe as the yellow metal slumped following the start of ...
  9. Gold Higher Ahead Of EU Summit

    June 27, 2012
    A day before European policymakers kick off what traders are anticipating will be another disappointing European Union summit, ...
  10. Gold Rises To Start The Week

    June 26, 2012
    Gold snapped out of its funk from late last week, albeit moderately, to post a Monday gain. COMEX gold for August delivery ...
  11. Europe Pushes Metals Lower

    June 26, 2012
    Not that there were many, but if any hopes for significant progress out of this week's European Summit existed, they have ...
  12. Bad Week For Gold

    June 25, 2012
    Following Thursday's drubbing, gold posted a small gain Friday, but it wasn't nearly enough to put a dent in what was a sharp ...
  13. Deflation: The New 4-Letter For Gold Bugs

    June 22, 2012
    Slumping global equity markets proved on Thursday that gold's safe haven status has not been restored. Far from it in fact. ...
  14. Fed No Help To Gold

    June 21, 2012
    The conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee Meeting today brought about a good news/no news scenario. The good news ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. Gold Snaps Streak With Small Loss

    June 19, 2012
    Following a six-day winning streak, gold could not get any love after what should have been a supportive result in Sunday's ...
  17. Gold Runs Winning Streak to Six Days

    June 16, 2012
    Gold might be getting its groove back. On Friday, COMEX gold for August delivery added $8.50, or 0.5%, to finish the day ...
  18. Gold: Winning Streak At 5 Days

    June 15, 2012
    In a choppy, volatile session, gold was able to extend its winning streak to five days, but only by the skin of its teeth. ...
  19. 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, ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. Gold Retreats After Friday's Surge

    June 4, 2012
    Gold took a small breather today following last Friday's jobs report-induced surge, indicating that perhaps traders are taking ...
  27. 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. ...
  28. Gold A Safe Haven Again?

    June 1, 2012
    One day does not mark the start of a new trend, but it's still must be viewed as encouraging that gold found a way to climb ...
  29. Dip Buyers Send Gold Higher

    May 29, 2012
    Gold traders did some value hunting ahead of the long weekend, sending the yellow metal to a two-day winning streak ahead ...
  30. Gold's Losing Streak Now At 3 Days

    May 24, 2012
    New York, May 23rd ( - Awash in more concerns about the Euro Zone and a strong U.S. dollar, the two themes ...
  31. Gold Ends Three-Day Slide

    May 24, 2012
    New York, May 24th ( - Gold put an end to a three-day losing streak on Thursday as traders once again engaged ...
  32. The Growing Medicinal Play In Metals

    May 23, 2012
    Industrial and investment needs aside, both copper and silver could be seeing big increases in demand from an unlikely source: ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. Gold Back To Losing Ways

    May 22, 2012
    New York, May 22nd ( - Monday's declines were tolerable. Arguably, so were Tuesday's, but the fact of the ...
  35. Gold Gains Again

    May 21, 2012
    New York, May 18th ( - It may not seem like much after the drubbing gold has recently endured, but the ...
  36. Believe It: Gold Surges, Snapping 4-Day Losing Streak

    May 18, 2012
    New York, May 17th ( - In what feels like the first time in an eternity, we are able to report that gold ...
  37. Gold: A Falling Knife

    May 16, 2012
    New York, May 15th ( - Gold is not a safe haven anymore, maybe it will be again, but it's not right now. ...
  38. Dollar Decks Gold...Again

    May 16, 2012
    New York, May 16th ( - Welcome to the world of broken records where gold bugs are enduring the same situation ...
  39. Gold: Bye-Bye 2012 Gains

    May 14, 2012
    New York, May 14th ( - Gold's status as a risk asset has been catching up with it several weeks now, sending ...
  40. Gold Continues Bearish Ways

    May 12, 2012
    New York, May 11th ( - For those that didn't get the memo, down appears to be the path of least resistance ...
  41. Gold Rises, Still Below $1,600 An Ounce

    May 11, 2012
    New York, May 10th ( - By the skin of its teeth, gold snapped a six-day losing streak and while it can ...
  42. Is Gold's Party Over?

    May 10, 2012
    New York, May 9th ( - As was the case with oil and U.S. equities today, gold extended what has been a deeply ...
  43. Gold: Worse, Not Better

    May 10, 2012
    Gold showed a little bit of resilience in the face of European headwinds on Monday, but that moxy didn't last long as the ...
  44. Europe Drags Gold Lower

    May 8, 2012
    New York, May 7th ( - No surprise here: Political calamity in Europe over the weekend pressured gold and ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. Gold Gets No Love From the ECB

    May 4, 2012
    Gold Gets No Love From the ECB
  47. Gold Extends Losing Streak

    May 3, 2012
    Gold Extends Losing Streak
  48. Gold's Hampered By Manufacturing Data

    May 3, 2012
    Gold's Hampered By Manufacturing Data
  49. Gold Closes Down Month On Down Note

    May 1, 2012
    Gold Closes Down Month On Down Note
  50. Gold Lifted By Faint QE3 Hopes

    May 1, 2012
    Gold Lifted By Faint QE3 Hopes
  51. Gold, Silver Rebound

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

    May 1, 2012
    Fed Helps Oil, But Not Precious Metals
  53. Comparing Metal Equity ETFs

    April 19, 2012
    Looking at the different metal commodity options for investors.
  54. Gold In Trouble?

    March 8, 2012
    Another bad day at the office for gold could see intense panic selling.
  55. Silver Takes First Place?

    December 6, 2011
    Silver usually takes a backseat to gold, but it might be the best metal right now.
  56. Silver Still Sparkles Value

    August 3, 2011
    With both investment and industrial demand at its back, several top commodities analysts predict much higher prices in the ...
  57. A Fistful Of Silver

    March 8, 2011
    While gold has been getting most of the attention lately, silver may be a better portfolio bet.
  58. Canada: The New Place For Hot Stocks?

    February 8, 2011
    Canada's rich natural resources and sound financial system make it an ideal investment destination.
  59. January's ETF Winners and Losers

    February 2, 2011
    See the best and worst performing ETFs from January 2011.
  60. Ways To Play Bank Of America's Top Trades in 2011

    December 22, 2010
    Strategists at Merrill Lynch predict another year of bullishness for a variety of asset classes.
  61. November's Best And Worst Performing ETFs

    December 1, 2010
    The performance of these funds was far off market averages.
  62. The Silver Lining

    August 25, 2010
    Silver stocks are looking more attractive as gold rises. Learn how to play silver bullion and the mining stocks.
  63. Silver Dollar Stocks

    July 16, 2010
    Silver is trading at a 60% discount to its all time highs. The poor man's gold might be a great value play going forward.
  64. A Rare Opportunity In Rare Earth Metals

    July 6, 2010
    The biggest bull market may be in rare earth minerals. Find out why you should be investing in elements you may never have ...
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