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Gold ETFs have become exceptionally popular as these instruments mitigate many of the most pressing drawbacks to gold ownership – wide bid/ask spreads, physical storage needs, and convenient buying and selling options. Investors have more than a couple of choices within the gold ETF space, including choosing between bullion-oriented funds, futures-oriented funds, and funds which hold gold miners stocks. As the largest gold miner-oriented fund, Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) is an interesting option worthy of further exploration [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].

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In recent years ETFs have become popular tools for pursuing a wide range of investment objectives. As the product lineup has become more granular in nature, investors have turned to exchange-traded products as a way to tap into narrow segments of the global stock market; the current product offerings include a number of funds that zero in on very specific industries. Gold mining stocks have been the target of growing interest in recent years, as investors have sought out ways to play precious metals. And in many cases, those seeking out gold miner stocks are using the exchange-traded structure to get there; currently, there is more than $7 billion invested in gold miner ETFs[click to continue…]

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The past week was, again, extremely choppy as European rumors took center stage, leaving investors fixated on events coming out of Germany and France. While some progress was definitely made in the negotiations, this week’s summit could play a key role in determining the long term future of the currency bloc. Beyond these events, investors […]

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This past week was another wild one for markets as a number of earnings reports combined with debt crises to create a very choppy couple of days. While worries over a debt deal in the U.S. and concerns over a European debt contagion may have weighed on markets, most equities managed to finish the week […]

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Thanks to ongoing geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, as well as news of Iran sending warships to Syria through the Suez Canal, investors have once again flocked to the traditional safe haven investment, gold. Although prices of the yellow metal are down considerably from their peak at the start of the year, gold has […]

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Times have been tough for investors hoping for a quick turnaround in America’s economic fortunes; slow growth, high budget deficits and extensive unemployment have caused many to lose confidence in the dollar. Thanks to this and record low yields, investors have sought the relative security of the precious metal markets with gold in particular shinning […]

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Equity markets stayed flat in much of Tuesday’s trading session with the Dow sneaking by with a gain and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both posting modest losses. However, despite the neutral nature of today’s equity markets, the 10 Year T-Bill finally broke back through the 3% barrier to finish the day at 3.05%. […]

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Equity markets kept winning streaks going last week, as the S&P 500 jumped more than 2% on positive earnings reports and better-than-expected sales on new homes. Rising oil prices–crude inched higher to finish the week above the $85–gave the energy sector a boost. With even more earnings reports ahead, U.S. markets figure to be active […]

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