IAU - iShares Gold Trust

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
11.27
-0.19 (-1.66%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

11.28 +0.01 (0.09%)
After hours: 4:25PM EDT

Stock chart is not supported by your current browser
Previous Close11.46
Open11.36
Bid11.27 x 305200
Ask11.28 x 312700
Day's Range11.25 - 11.37
52 Week Range11.25 - 13.11
Volume16,350,210
Avg. Volume12,426,392
Net Assets10.29B
NAV11.71
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return-6.16%
Beta (3y)0.19
Expense Ratio (net)0.25%
Inception Date2005-01-21
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Why an Autumn Rally in Gold Could Be around the Corner
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why an Autumn Rally in Gold Could Be around the Corner

    As we’ve discussed previously in this series, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) has fallen ~8.0% year-to-date and ~11.0% from its April peak. Historically, gold prices have declined in the summer months, only to climb in August onward due to the seasonal pattern of demand for gold. Physical gold demand from Asian countries such as India supports its price after that.

  • Turkey’s Crisis Didn’t Increase Gold’s Safe-Haven Bids
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Turkey’s Crisis Didn’t Increase Gold’s Safe-Haven Bids

    Usually, gold (GLD) is considered to be a “safe-haven asset” and gains due to economic or political turmoil. The latest evidence is Turkey’s economic and currency crisis. On August 13, gold prices (IAU) fell to 17-month lows despite the raging crisis in Turkey, which also seems to be spreading to other regions.

  • US Core Inflation in July Sees Largest Increase since 2008
    Market Realist2 days ago

    US Core Inflation in July Sees Largest Increase since 2008

    The US consumer price index (or CPI) for July rose 0.2% sequentially and 2.9% over the last 12 months. The core CPI, which excludes the volatile food and energy components, rose by 2.4% in the 12 months to July, which was the largest increase in core CPI since September 2008. In June, core CPI rose by 2.3%.

  • Why Do Analysts Think Gold’s Sell-Off Is Overdone?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Why Do Analysts Think Gold’s Sell-Off Is Overdone?

    According to a Reuters poll of 35 analysts and traders, the average gold price (GLD(IAU) forecast for 2018 and 2019 is $1,301 and $1,325 per ounce, respectively. Heavy losses suffered by gold prices in the second quarter led most of the analysts to lower their price estimates for the precious metal.

  • Why the Risk-to-Reward Ratio Could Favor Gold Bulls Now
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Why the Risk-to-Reward Ratio Could Favor Gold Bulls Now

    Gold prices (IAU) have been on an almost one-way downward trajectory since mid-April. Although the Federal Reserve didn’t raise rates during its August meeting as was widely expected, it sounded more bullish on the US economy (SPY)(DIA). The Fed was also upbeat on household spending and business fixed investment in the US.

  • Why Gold’s Weakness Could Reverse
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Why Gold’s Weakness Could Reverse

    Fresh Sell-Off Hits Gold: Is $1,200 the Next Stop? Investors, market participants, and analysts have been puzzled by gold’s weakness in recent months despite escalating trade war tensions and geopolitical risks. The Fed’s aggressive stance on interest rate hikes has also been weighing on gold.

  • Gold Slips Into Correction Territory: How to Trade with ETFs
    Zacks26 days ago

    Gold Slips Into Correction Territory: How to Trade with ETFs

    Many investors might seek to buy gold at a discounted price while some risk aggressive investors want to short gold for the near term via ETFs.

  • Fresh Sell-Off Hits Gold: Is $1,200 the Next Stop?
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Fresh Sell-Off Hits Gold: Is $1,200 the Next Stop?

    Gold prices (IAU) have been on a losing spree since mid-April due to the US dollar’s strength and diverging monetary policies in the United States (IVV) and the rest of the world. During the congressional testimony, Fed Chair Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the US (VOO) economy. The assets are attractive when interest rates (TLT) are high because gold doesn’t generate any income.

  • ETF Trends27 days ago

    Gold ETFs Could See More Selling Pressure

    Globally listed gold exchange traded products, including the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) have recently been struggling and some market observers believe the yellow ...

  • Fund Managers Believe Gold Is Undervalued: Time to Buy?
    Market Realist27 days ago

    Fund Managers Believe Gold Is Undervalued: Time to Buy?

    A record number of fund managers in the BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) July survey believe that gold (GLD) (IAU) is undervalued. About 17% of them said gold was trading below its actual market worth, and 25% said oil (USO) is overvalued.

  • Inside the Cheapest Gold Bullion ETF
    Zackslast month

    Inside the Cheapest Gold Bullion ETF

    State Street's SPDR recently launched a gold bullion ETF with the lowest cost in the space.

  • Is It Time to Get Excited about Gold?
    Market Realistlast month

    Is It Time to Get Excited about Gold?

    Gold tested the low end of its trading range in May. As gold has shown price weakness ahead of Fed rate increases, we expect gold to continue to drift around the bottom of the range until the expected rate increase on June 12. Futures positioning and flows into gold bullion exchange traded products suggest gold is poised for another post-Fed meeting rally. The immediate challenge comes from strong economic growth and robust jobs numbers that bolster the case for higher interest rates.

  • Why H1 2018 Should Be Interesting for the Gold Market
    Market Realistlast month

    Why H1 2018 Should Be Interesting for the Gold Market

    The second half of 2018 should be very interesting for the gold market. The chart shows the gold price has formed a wedge or pennant pattern that has been in place for several years. The positive aspect of this pattern is the trend of higher lows.

  • Gold ETFs Dip to 6-Month Low: Time to Buy?
    Zacks2 months ago

    Gold ETFs Dip to 6-Month Low: Time to Buy?

    Gold ETFs, which have been hurt by the strong dollar, could rebound on uncertain market conditions.

  • Investopedia2 months ago

    Pinch Pennies With a New Gold ETF

    Investors looking for a more cost-effective avenue for investing in gold have a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) to consider following Tuesday's debut of the SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust ( GLDM). The SPDR Gold MiniShares Trust is the latest product in the long-running partnership between State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) and the World Gold Council (WGC), the groups behind the SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD).

  • Investopedia2 months ago

    Top 5 Gold ETFs for 2018

    Gold continues to offer good returns, and investors who are interested in owning the precious metal may consider buying shares in a gold exchange-traded fund (ETF). These funds are managed by gold experts, so you stand a better chance of making money than you would on your own.

  • Oil Prices Soar on OPEC Agreement—What Does It Mean for Gold?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Oil Prices Soar on OPEC Agreement—What Does It Mean for Gold?

    Oil prices (USO) soared ~6.0% in the week ended June 22. After its meeting on June 22, OPEC decided to raise its output. However, this increase was lower than what the markets expected. 

  • Which Analysts See Gold Prices Approaching $1,400 per Ounce?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Which Analysts See Gold Prices Approaching $1,400 per Ounce?

    ABN Amro believes that there is more downside to gold prices (IAU) from the current levels, although it would be temporary. The firm sees gold prices falling to $1,250 per ounce by the end of 2018 before rallying in 2019. It believes the US dollar’s (UUP) strength could the major driver of gold’s weakness in 2018. 

  • ETF Database2 months ago

    This Week's ETF Launches: Paul Tudor Jones Introduces Socially Impactful ETF

    Over the past year or so, we’ve seen an increasing number of industry big names lending their names to ETFs.

  • Why the RAAX Fund Is Mostly Bullish on May Positioning
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Why the RAAX Fund Is Mostly Bullish on May Positioning

    RAAX remains fully invested across commodities, natural resource equities, and MLPs. As they were at launch, the largest weightings remain in diversified commodities (30%), gold bullion (20%), and agribusiness equities (20%). However, its allocation to gold equities now stands at 10%, increasing overall gold exposure to 30%.

  • The RAAX Fund’s April Performance: Must-Knows
    Market Realist2 months ago

    The RAAX Fund’s April Performance: Must-Knows

    The VanEck Vectors Real Asset Allocation ETF (RAAX) launched, on April 9, into a period of strong performance for real assets. RAAX performed well on both an absolute and relative basis. Through April, in the first 16 days of its life, RAAX returned +2.98% based on net asset value versus +2.41% for its benchmark, the Blended Real Asset Index, which is comprised of an equally weighted blend of the returns of Bloomberg Commodity Index, S&P Real Assets Equity Index, and VanEck Natural Resources Index*. Equal weightings are reset monthly.

  • 7 Ways To Profit From Trump's Cancellation Of North Korean Summit
    Investor's Business Daily3 months ago

    7 Ways To Profit From Trump's Cancellation Of North Korean Summit

    When stocks sell off, gold often shines. The stock market fell sharply Thursday after President Trump canceled the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Did Ray Dalio and John Paulson Revise Their Gold Positions in Q1?
    Market Realist3 months ago

    Did Ray Dalio and John Paulson Revise Their Gold Positions in Q1?

    Ray Dalio Is Holding on to Gold: Are You? As the 13F filings became available during the start of last week, much of the market buzz was about what money managers are holding and what they are staying away from. Ray Dalio held his holdings in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) Fund and the iShares Gold Trust (IAU) constant.

  • 7 Precious Metals Funds to Add Shine to Your Investing
    InvestorPlace3 months ago

    7 Precious Metals Funds to Add Shine to Your Investing

    Precious metals funds are a smart and effective way of adding diversification to an investment portfolio. When choosing the best precious metals funds to buy, there are a few criteria to follow for narrowing your search: Use ETFs or ETNs: Exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes are generally preferred for investing in precious metals over mutual funds. This is because most precious metals mutual funds buy stocks of miners, which offers only indirect exposure to precious metals, whereas ETFs and ETNs can offer more direct exposure through indices and commodities markets.

  • Investopedia3 months ago

    13F: Ray Dalio Remains Focused on Gold

    Form 13F filings for major financial firms became available earlier this week, and much of the buzz around the top money managers has to do with their stock picks over the past few months. Somewhat less prominent in the ongoing analysis of the SEC filings of top hedge funds, though, is the fact that at least two prominent billionaire money managers maintained faith in gold, in spite of the fact that increased interest rates threaten to trim gains for the precious metal. Ray Dalio's Bridgewater preserved its stake in SPDR Gold Shares ( GLD), the largest exchange-traded product linked to gold bullion.