|Bid||18.63 x 500|
|Ask||18.73 x 600|
|Day's Range||18.64 - 18.79|
|52 Week Range||18.64 - 35.11|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.89%|
The US stock markets were closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017, for Thanksgiving, and the next day (Black Friday) was quite slow for precious metals. Gold played in a narrow range that day.
Besides the impact of interest rates, there are also other global indicators that could play on precious metals—the most important being the US dollar.
Like the US dollar, global tensions can be responsible for precious metal price fluctuations. North Korea has interpreted US president Donald Trump’s comments as a declaration of war, stating that Pyongyang ...
Rising tensions in North Korea, heightened political uncertainty in Washington, and policy changes by the Fed have all moved precious metals in August and September.
Precious metals have been buoyed by tension in North Korea. If North Korea does another missile test, it could prompt investors to move to haven assets such as gold, silver, Treasuries, and major currencies....
Gold futures for September expiration have risen ~3.9% over the past one-month period. Silver, platinum, and palladium have followed the same track as gold.
Gold saw its second straight day of increases on Thursday, July 27, as it hit its six-week high level of $1,266.2 an ounce to close at $1,261.5 per ounce.
As measured by short interest in the iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures exchange-traded note (VXX), bets against market volatility are at a record.
The market has been gripped by fears surrounding the implementation of promises that President Donald Trump made during his election campaign.
The CBOE Volatility Index (or VIX), which is a barometer of overall risk in the market, ended above 15.0% on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
The price of gold witnessed a rebound on Monday, May 8, after touching $1,221 per ounce—the lowest level we've seen since the middle of March.
You would do a trade like this if you wanted protection in the short-term against a big surge in volatility over the next couple weeks, Jon Najarian says.
The volatility index may finally stop being stagnant and move upward, now that the fiasco of the GOP's healthcare bill attempt failed to launch on March 24.
Market volatility impacts precious metals. Even amid the rising interest rate, if market volatility rises, investors can expect gold to increase.
The short history of volatility trading in the CTA space goes something like this: In the beginning, there were simple option selling strategies that sold out of the money calls or puts once a month until something bad happened. We first published ...