SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)

This gold fund usually shows seasonal strength from mid-November to early December. SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) From Stock Trader’s Almanac Gold prices tend to move up prior to the holidays, and the trend has worked especially well over the last 15 years. Seasonally speaking, it is for...
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SPDR Gold Shares (GLD)

The selling in the commodities markets is still strong. But with market volatility and global uncertainty on the rise, owning a bit of gold may be a defensive strategy. SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) from Nate’s Notes While it has taken a bit longer for the heavy to...
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Gold and Silver ETFs: SIL, SLV, GDX and GLD

Today Stock Trader’s Almanac Editor Jeffrey Hirsch recommends four seasonal ETF trades. “Two sectors enter favorable seasonalities in the month of July, Gold & Silver and Utilities. ... Gold & Silver offer numerous possibilities to trade. Because gold, silver and the companies that mine explore...
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Three Ways to Get Precious Metals Exposure

With distrust of banks high, monetary policy easy and a sequence of financial crises still in short-term memory, it’s no surprise that many investors today are interested in investing in gold and precious metals as a hedge against inflation, financial panic, geopolitical unrest other...
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Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI)

Today we have one more play on the precious metals story with a gold miner from South Africa. What makes this investment unique is the yield (currently nearly 4%, paid twice annually) and the option to buy through a direct purchase plan. Here’s recommendation,...
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