30 Best & Worst ETFs of Bernanke Era
History will judge the Fed chairman’s eight-year tenure, but data from ETF Database give an objective preview.
Gold’s 2013 Retreat Likely to Continue in New Year
Fed tapering and drop in demand from huge Indian market portend lower prices, though demand from China has been strong.
Gold’s Decline Is International Concern
All that glitters isn’t paying off as it did only a couple of years ago.
Spanish Industrial Output Falls
The news for Spain just kept getting worse on Wednesday as its industrial output fell the most since October 2009.
Gold Headed for Bear Market: Soros
Analysts might be bullish on gold for 2012, but George Soros isn't so sure.
ETF Volume Surges Most Since January 2008
Average daily trading volume for ETFs jumped 83% from July to August, as investors increasingly looked to make use of hedging and liquidity techniques in the face of greater market volatility.
Gold Continues Record Run
Gold set a record price for the second day in a row on Wednesday, as investors reacted to concerns over the euro zone debt crisis. Adding to the pressure on the precious metal's price was the news that several nations' central banks had also bought gold.
Soros Dumped Gold in Q1; Price Rising Once More
According to 13-F filings with the SEC, billionaire George Soros dumped nearly all his holdings in gold in the first quarter of 2011, after calling it "the ultimate bubble." However, on Wednesday gold halted three days of losses to head back up, as investors sought to buy on the dips.
Soros Says Gold Is the ‘Ultimate Bubble’
In an interview with Chrystia Freeland of Reuters, billionaire financier George Soros said Wednesday that, despite setting records this week, gold prices may continue to rise.
Exotic ETFs Come with Peculiar Tax Consequences
Holdings of more exotic ETFs--those that own precious metals, commodity or currency futures, or other types of derivatives--are treated differently for tax purposes from the stocks and bonds owned by plain vanilla ETFs.