VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ)

More Proof That Geopolitical Uncertainty Is Good for Gold

People buy gold for many reasons. While hedging against inflation or the value of a single currency can be powerful influences on gold demand, it seems that geopolitical uncertainty can ...
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Tariffs and Uncertainty Act as Gift for Gold and Other Precious Metals

Gold bugs love global uncertainty. After all, gold has been history's go-to ultimate safe haven asset. So what if you can barely afford much of it, or if you can't ...
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China and Iran Increase Interest in Major Gold ETFs

If one thing has proven true over the years and works in favor of the gold bugs, it is that the price of gold thrives on geopolitical uncertainty. With U.S. ...
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Gold Shines Brighter With Inverted Yield Curve and Weakening Global Growth

Gold has recaptured its shine. With the overhang and larger media frenzy around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies having witnessed a death of a thousand cuts, the interest in gold has been ...
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Will There Be More Merger Action in the World’s Gold Fields?

Monday's announced merger between Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) emphasized the quality of the merged company's reserves, the pipeline of projects available and high exploration ...
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9 Real-World Risks for Gold From September to the End of 2016

The gold trade came on strong in 2016. Even if it looks like an easy buck in retrospect, the reality is that most analysts, economists and chart watchers were actually ...
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What Gold’s Best Quarter in 30 Years Really Looks Like for Key Stocks and ETFs

Coming into 2016, gold seem to be losing its luster, even further than in prior years. That was then, this is now. It turns out that the perfect storm leading into the ...
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Five Unusual Alternatives to Investing in Gold

Throughout history, investors have often regarded gold as a safe haven -- an asset that can, at the very least, keep its value over time. In the past, a number ...
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World Gold Council: Gold Not in Jeopardy at All with Higher Interest Rates Alone

Easy money and near-zero interest rates from the Federal Reserve created a great environment for gold bugs to drive the price of gold higher and higher. Central banks around the ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Open Higher, Hold Gains

July 1, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after a blast of economic data from both Asia and Europe. In China, June manufacturing PMI slid lower. Japan’s economics ...
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Why Value Investors Must at Least Start to Look at Mining and Metals Stocks

There are a variety of ways to invest in precious metals. Buying gold or silver bars and coins is one. Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are another. A third way is by investing ...
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Did the Price of Gold Just Form a Bottom? Silver, the Devil’s Metal, Too?

It was looking this morning as though gold could be ready test even new lower lows based on the trading tape action of late. Suddenly, a 2% gain in the ...
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Gold Concern: Miners Lagging Price of Gold Metal on Upside

The news flow over the weekend and on Monday helped to drive the price of gold higher after one monster sell-off this year. Reports of spot gold shortages and premiums ...
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Gold ETFs Dumping the Yellow Metal

Last year marked the twelfth consecutive year for rising gold prices. But that could be the end of the yellow metals string. Since the beginning of the year, gold ETFs ...
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Metals Stocks: Questionable Value for Rest of 2013 (GLD, SLV, GDX, GDXJ, SIL, ABX, GG, KGC, NEM, AUY, FCX, SLW, CDE, SWC)

There are a variety of ways to invest in precious metals. Buying gold or silver bars and coins is one, exchange traded products (ETFs) are another, and a third is ...
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