Gold: Worth the Risk?
Gold has many attributes that investors want, and it has been one of the few assets to deliver positive returns consistently since 2005.
FINRA Warns Investors to Beware of Gold Stock Scams
In an interview with AdvisorOne on Tuesday, S&P gold equity analyst Leo Larkin said the run-up in gold prices may be overplayed in a heated market. At the same time, FINRA warned against scams.
SPDR Gold Overtakes S&P 500 SPY as Top ETF
As equity prices fall and gold prices rise, the market capitalizations of the two largest ETFs have switched places, with State Street's SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) overtaking the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) as the largest ETF in the world.
Portfolio Fix: Rising Metals Prices Bring New Shine to Mining ETFs
Gold and copper producers are likely to post strong earnings-per-share gains thanks to higher metals prices.
Portfolio Fix: Using Mining ETFs as a Commodity Play
The rise in metals prices is now flowing through to earnings for metals producers.
Gold Mutual Funds Deliver Strong Performance as Prices Soar
Screening among the two dozen mutual funds targeting gold mining companies, three funds with a five-star rank from Standard & Poor's are deserving of your consideration.
A Golden Opportunity
The price of gold has been rising steadily since 2001. In 2007 alone, the spot price of gold rose 31.7%. Prices of other precious metals...
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
With gold prices at 17-year highs -- up more than 5% since the Friday before Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. gulf coast -- investors are weighing whether there still is upside to the prices of gold stocks.