Stupid Investor Tricks I saw a note the other day reminding me that it wasn’t that long ago when the SPDR Gold Trust ETF ( GLD ) had more assets then the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). That is no longer the case of course as Gold has gotten crushed. It
investors homed in on precious metals when naming their most harrowing holdings. Skyliner was among them. " SPDR Gold Shares ETF GLD in a Roth," he answered, mentioning an exchange-traded fund that owns gold. "Bought it when I thought
49]; Wyndham [ WYN ; CEO spotlight on Stephen Holmes ; pg 50]; contrarian plays on commodities on sale [pg 22] : gold [ GLD , IAU, SGOL ], silver [ SLV ], platinum [ PPLT ], oil [ USO ], natural-gas [ UNG ], ags [ DBA ], broader commodity
exchange-traded funds that buy gold bullion, especially SPDR Gold Shares GLD . The Case for an Unloved Asset Class Asset-allocation ..... soared during and after the financial crisis. SPDR Gold Shares currently has about $29 billion in assets, but
something that will hold up if the market goes down. About the only thing that seems it might possibly be worthwhile is GLD . I know that GLD is going nowhere lately, but it does tend to go up when the rest of the market goes down.
If the market corrects this fall, which ETFs are best to hold? Gold? GLD or IAU? Treasuries like EDV or TLT? Something else?
dozen companies. 4) I am thinking about ETFs, but I am not really sure what to do. Should I buy SPY and hedge it with some GLD ? Or should I just wait for a market correction, and buy SPY, or something? Maybe I should just buy bonds? Any thoughts appreciated
similar Tips. Ideas I have come up with are: STIP, ISHG, SHY (no trade fee) FJRLX, THOPX (no trade fee) PRPFX (no trade fee) or a self made version using IVV or ITOT, TLT, SHY, (no trade fee) GLD (which is not a no trade fee fund)
inverted H&S; positive OBV; strong RSI; confirmation by silver mining SIL ; resistance at $31; good chart pattern for GLD ; pg 21]. Bearish stories: Quest Pharma [ QCOR ; HHS investigation that its charitable fund CDS has been providing copayment
From a contrarian standpoint, should GDX outperform GLD over the next year or two? I was thinking of adding a 5% position into gold, but not sure which one is better.. Perhaps GLTR