ETF Resumé

DGZTicker Symbol

DB Gold Short ETN PowersharesFund


  • Gold ETFs Could be the Place to be if Trump Ebullience Wears Off

    01-19-2017 12:00 PM by Brenton Garen

    Gold snapped a three-year losing streak in 2016, but the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) and ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSEArca: SGOL) and other gold exchange traded products slumped to end the year with much of that slump attribute...

    Read more

  • Fed Rate Hike Pulls Rug from Under Gold ETFs

    12-15-2016 01:56 PM by Max Chen

    Gold prices and commodity-related exchange traded funds retreated to a 10-month low after traders shunned the hard asset on prospects for further interest-rate hikes next year in the wake of the Federal Open Market Committee's decision. On Thursday, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEA...

    Read more

  • Gold's Slide Prompts Some Lower Forecasts For 2017

    12-08-2016 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Once among this year's hottest assets, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) and ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSEArca: SGOL) and other gold exchange traded products have recently been drubbed. Over the past month, the big-name gold ETFs ...

    Read more

  • When Will Junior Gold Miners ETFs Bounce Back?

    10-13-2016 10:35 AM by Tom Lydon

    The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDXJ) and related small-cap gold miners exchange traded funds have come under significant pressure in recent weeks after being among the hottest performers through much of this year. For gold bugs, the good news is that some invest...

    Read more

  • Gold ETFs Retreat on Strengthening USD, Rate Hike Outlook

    10-04-2016 02:01 PM by Max Chen

    Precious metals exchange traded funds plunged Tuesday, with gold breaking below a key support at $1,300 per ounce, as the U.S. dollar strengthened on improving economic data and speculators looked to higher interest rates. On Tuesday, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iSha...

    Read more

  • How Yellen's Jackson Hole Speech Will Affect Popular ETF Plays

    08-25-2016 05:35 PM by Tom Lydon

    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will give her much-anticipated Jackson Hole speech on Friday 10 a.m. Eastern, and depending on how dovish she seems, exchange traded funds on some of this year's most popular plays may either continue to push higher or find an abrupt ceilin...

    Read more

  • How to Prepare for a Possible Gold ETF Pullback

    08-12-2016 10:55 AM by Tom Lydon

    Gold exchange traded products such as the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) and ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSEArca: SGOL) are trouncing the returns offered by equities and fixed income ETFs this year. So it can be said that, despite go...

    Read more

  • 16 Glistening Gold ETFs Investors Should Follow

    05-18-2016 04:00 PM by Max Chen

    Gold exchange traded funds dulled Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed that the central bank could hike interest rates in June if conditions are right. The Fed minutes revealed that the policy makers are less concerned about risks posed by t...

    Read more

  • 31 Gold ETFs Investors Should Size Up

    04-25-2016 04:03 PM by Max Chen

    Gold exchange traded funds have been a bright spot in the markets this year as an extended low-rate environment, depreciating U.S. dollar and volatility pushed investors into the hard asset. At the start of the year, gold enjoyed safe-haven demand as the equities market plunge...

    Read more

  • How ETFs May React to a Tech Rebound

    02-19-2016 04:27 PM by Tom Lydon

    The market sell-off has dragged on growth stocks. With the Nasdaq recovering, some sector exchange traded funds may surprise investors. While a rebound in growth stocks may cause investors to turn back to the PowerShares QQQ (NasdaqGM: QQQ), which tracks the tech heavy Nasdaq-...

    Read more

  • Gold ETFs Lose Their Luster in Risk-On Environment

    02-16-2016 03:31 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold-related exchange traded funds were tarnished Tuesday as a risk-on sentiment helped drive growth assets and weighed on safe-haven investments. The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) fell 2.8% Tuesday as Comex gold futures dropped 2.9% to $1,204.1 per ounce. Meanwhile, the...

    Read more

  • Inverse Gold ETFs Bounce

    01-08-2016 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Upbeat U.S. economic data and a less anxious market are tarnishing the safe-haven gold trade, with precious metals miners and sector-related exchange traded funds among the worst performers Friday. The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) dipped 1.0% Friday while the Market Vector...

    Read more

  • Where Is the Bottom for Gold ETFs?

    11-27-2015 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    In the current economic environment, gold bullion and related exchange traded funds are stuck in a rut, with the precious metal experiencing six-week losing streak and trading around six-year lows. Over the past six weeks since the October 16 close, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEA...

    Read more

  • Short-Term ETF Play To Consider If Government Shuts Down

    09-28-2015 04:57 PM by Tom Lydon

    While some anticipate that a partial government shutdown ahead has diminished with the announced resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, safe-haven gold assets and related exchange traded funds could enjoy a short-term bounce if a deal does not go through. "If we do have a ...

    Read more

  • If Fed Hikes Rates, These ETFs Could Help Reduce The Backlash

    09-11-2015 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon

    While many expect the Federal Reserve to push off on a rate hike, there is still a chance of a higher interest rate announcement next week. The change will have wide reaching effects and weigh on many markets and exchange traded funds. The markets currently predict a one in fo...

    Read more

  • Gold ETFs Gleam After Reassurance from the Fed

    06-19-2015 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    After Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pushed off an interest-rate hike, gold related exchange traded funds popped Thursday, with bullion prices rising the most in five weeks. On Thursday, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) and ETFS Phys...

    Read more

  • Gold ETF's Recent Strength May Be A Head Fake

    04-17-2015 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    After a series of weak U.S. economic data points, gold bullion and related exchange traded funds look more polished and are trading back above their short-term trend lines. However, a slowly strengthening economy could mean an eventual downfall in the safe-haven asset. The SPD...

    Read more

  • Inverse ETFs Plays for a Bearish Gold Outlook

    11-04-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    As the U.S. dollar strengthens and bullion prices draw near four-year lows, speculators are have grown more bearish, with some turning to inverse gold-related exchange traded funds. The physically backed SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) has declined 3.1% over the past month an...

    Read more

  • Dull Gold Helps Inverse ETFs Shine

    04-15-2013 04:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold is crashing with prices dipping below $1,400 an ounce Monday. Inverse ETFs are capitalizing on gold's misfortunes. The ProShares UltraShort Gold (NYSEArca: GLL), which tries to reflect two times the inverse, or -200%, daily performance of gold bullion, surged 15.8% Monday...

    Read more

  • Gold ETFs for $1,800 or $1,600 an Ounce

    03-12-2012 12:44 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold exchange traded funds seem to be coiling for their next big move with the precious metals price hovering around $1,700 an ounce in March. Gold ETFs such as SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU) and ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSEArca: ...

    Read more

  • List of Top Gold ETFs

    02-13-2012 01:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold prices are hovering above $1,700 an ounce and ETFs that invest in the precious metal could move higher in 2012 on Europe's lingering debt crisis and further monetary easing from central banks. Gold prices dropped 1.2% for the week ended Feb. 10, settling at around $1,725 ...

    Read more

  • Chart of the Day: Short Gold ETFs

    01-27-2012 10:17 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    On Thursday we saw evidence of options players looking to get short gold-related exchange traded funds, including SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD) and Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDX). Gold, as well as silver, have had impressive rallies the past several days and...

    Read more

  • The Contrarian: Inverse Gold ETFs

    11-11-2011 12:00 PM by John Spence

    Throwing aside whether or not gold is in a bubble, gold exchange traded funds seem to be a crowded trade lately. Options traders are positioning for more upside in gold ETFs by snapping up bullish call options at a brisk pace. [Options Traders Bullish on Gold ETF] Bullish s...

    Read more

  • These Inverse ETFs Short Gold, Silver

    09-16-2011 07:52 AM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that profit from falling gold prices have seen trading volume rise since the beginning of August as investors bet against the precious metal or hedge long positions. These bearish funds posted solid gains Thursday while gold prices moved lower. Global sto...

    Read more

  • ETF Chart of the Day: Inverse Gold ETFs

    08-24-2011 10:47 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Gold prices fell below $1,780 an ounce on Wednesday morning in the wake of the previous day's nearly 4% decline after the recent spike to record highs. Related exchange traded funds such as GLD (SPDR Gold), IAU (iShares Gold), SGOL (ETFS Gold), DGL (PowerShares Gold), SLV (iSh...

    Read more

  • ETFs that Bet Against Gold See Trading Volume Rise

    08-22-2011 04:30 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded funds that profit from falling gold prices have seen trading volume increase as the precious metal tops $1,900 an ounce, a new record. Investors can use these ETFs to speculate on gold pullbacks, or to hedge a long position in bullion. Wells Fargo recently s...

    Read more

  • Gold ETF Mania: Time to Stick a Fork In It?

    10-12-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    When your cab driver starts giving you tips, it's a sure sign that a market has become overheated. Have gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) reached that point? Everybody knows that when the ordinary public get into a boom, the smart money gets out, says Brett Arends for The Wall...

    Read more

  • Is It Time to Short Gold With ETFs?

    09-20-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Once again, gold has surged to a record high as the U.S. dollar weakens. As the prices climb, more skeptics are asking the question: is now the time to short gold? If your answer is yes, you have several exchange traded fund (ETF) options. Gold has hit yet another record today...

    Read more

  • Gold, Euro and the Yen: ETFs for Changing Sentiment

    07-16-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Can you feel the changing tides? Gold prices are back to seven-week lows, the U.S. dollar has fallen off its perch and euro exchange traded funds (ETFs) are back in favor. Now that the sentiment has turned, there are a slew of ETFs to play it. Traders are fleeing the gold mark...

    Read more

  • Your Guide to Investing in Metals ETFs

    03-02-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Fashion Week in New York just wrapped up, but one white-hot trend probably didn't come up: metals exchange traded fund (ETF) investing. Thanks to deficits and continuing concerns about the global economy, these ETFs have become more popular than ever. An increasing federal de...

    Read more

  • Experts Weigh In: Where Gold ETFs Are Going In 2010

    12-17-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Gold and gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) shattered records this year. With two weeks to go, investors are now thinking about what 2010 has in store for the popular precious metal. Gold's amazing advance this year could be marked by high volatility and corrections along the w...

    Read more

  • Inverse ETFs See the Silver Lining In Markets' Cloud

    08-28-2008 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Inverse exchange traded funds (ETFs) played out well in 2008, as market conditions did a reverse and let these types of funds play their part. These types of funds are merely two years old, and the timing of their market debut was perfect. ProFunds originated these funds ba...

    Read more