|Bid||66.95 x 1000|
|Ask||67.10 x 1400|
|Day's Range||64.62 - 67.60|
|52 Week Range||30.65 - 104.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-0.43|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.17%|
Discover why gold is holding support as the Federal Reserve looks set to keep rates steady. Trade the yellow metal using these three ETFs.
As more investors shift to a risk-off mindset and embrace gold, China’s influence is growing on the global market for the precious metal. Acknowledging China’s increasing presence in the world gold market, the CME Group, a leading futures and derivatives exchange, is expanding its market offerings with the launch of two new gold futures products in October.
Gold hit a fresh six-year high on Friday as trade tensions between the US and China escalated. The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) closed up 2%.
With the capital markets uncertain on how to approach equities with trade wars and inverted yield curves on the horizon, its increased the taste for safe-haven assets like gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In Monday's trading session, gold was up more than 1 percent to pass the $1,550 per ounce price mark for the first time in more than six years. U.S. gold futures were up 0.1% at $1,538.90.
Amid the trade war, weakening economic indicators, and the yield curve inversion, Jeffrey Gundlach believes the Fed has lost control of interest rates.
As Treasury yields continue to skydive, gold price levels could go through the roof as the scrambler for safe haven assets continues amid the latest market volatility as trade wars between the U.S. and China rage on. This could provide more gains for gold-focused exchanged-traded funds (ETFs) as analysts are predicting that the precious metal could shoot past the $2,000 per ounce price mark. The weakness in the U.S. dollar caused gold to climb, but the case for the precious metal is also coming from the bond markets.
Gold and the related exchange-traded funds are breaking out and miners are going along for the ride. Of course, the Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 3X Shares (NYSE: JNUG) is getting in on the act. JNUG, which tries to deliver triple the daily returns of the MVIS Global Junior Gold Miners Index (MVGDXJTR), is higher by about 60% over the past month.
With U.S. markets in the red, investors are looking to ETF safety of government bonds with the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) currently sitting at 22.79, up 5.18 (29.42%) as of 2:30 pm ET Monday. Investors ...
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With earnings recession worries in the U.S. paired with a global economic slowdown, talk of alternative assets are permeating the capital markets more often than not, making way for a three-way battle between gold, silver and leading digital currency Bitcoin. Silver has rallied to new highs as of late, but some think the steam will eventually run out on the precious metal.
As the Federal Reserve ponders a possible rate cut following its meeting near the end of the month, gold bulls are lying in wait and ready to pounce with leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Funds like the Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF (NUGT), VanEck Vectors Gold Miners (GDX) and the Direxion Daily Jr Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF (JNUG) are certainly in play. “Gold, for most parts, is steady as we are on hold until we get to the Fed meeting.
Gold price’s reversal this year has created opportunities in gold stocks. The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) had gained 11% year-to-date as of Friday.
Ray Dalio mentioned in a LinkedIn post on Wednesday that it's important for investors to explore the market paradigm in which they're currently operating.
Bitcoin has been dubbed "digital gold" by cryptocurrency and capital markets alike, but the leading digital coin was deemed as an alternative to the precious metal by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Furthermore, Powell likened gold to Bitcoin as a speculative form of value. Additionally, the Fed chair was quick to dismiss digital currency as an alternative form of payment.
When gold was first discovered at Sutter's Ranch in 1848, it inaugurated the Gold Rush to California. Then in 1861, Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase printed the first U.S. paper currency. As a rare metal, valued since ancient times, The Gold Standard Act established gold as the only metal for redeeming paper currency. It set the value of gold at $20.67 an ounce.
The market expectation of future rate cuts by the Federal Reserve saw gold surpass its 5-year high last week after the central bank said it “will act as appropriate to sustain” economic expansion. Gold prices took a breather by falling below the $1,400 price level to start the trading week, but it could be the precursor to more gains ahead. “What we’re likely to see is some interest in terms of the share price rising, but we’re also going to see a rush of companies running to their bankers hoping to raise money with this increase in the gold price,” said Brent Cook of Exploration Insights.
Among miners, Eldorado Gold (EGO), New Gold (NGD), IAMGOLD (IAG), and Barrick Gold (GOLD) have seen the highest gains of 50.6%, 44.4%, 40.3%, and 36.4%, respectively.
After remaining soft for the first five months of the year, gold prices (GLD) have seen a sudden turnaround since the end of May.