New ETFs On The Block: REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (GHS)

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The heightened volatility in US equity markets due to swings in oil price and global growth concerns have many investors leaning on gold as a hedge against market turmoil and a store for value. Traditionally, the yellow metal has shown low correlation to both stocks and fixed-income securities, and has enjoyed great demand as a safe haven both during uncertain …

Precious Metal ETFs: Higher Or Lower Prices Ahead?

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That is the question, especially after silver got hammered pretty hard over the past few trading days. The simple answer is that it depends on who you ask. For some thoughts, let’s listen in to the WSJ’s “Steep Drop Tarnishes Bog Bets On Silver” (subscription required): Silver prices plunged, suffering their worst one-day drop in dollar terms in three decades, …

Gold ETFs Rally Into Record Territory

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Just last Sunday, I posed the question “Do Gold ETFs Still Have Legs?” Yesterday, it was answered—at least for the time being, as gold ETFs rallied into record territory. While the equity markets went nowhere, precious metals had their day in the sun. My view has always been that known and unknown uncertainties will surface all of a sudden causing …

Sunday Musings: Do Gold ETFs Still Have Legs?

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That was the question which was recently discussed in an article titled ”For Gold Prices, Is the Bull Run Over?” Let’s look at some highlights: After a decade-long bull run in the price of gold, the bears are beginning to come out of hibernation. That may seem hard to believe after the recent run up in gold’s price. With conflict …