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Ultra Gold ProsharesFund


  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • ETF Traders Don't Sell in May, Begin Hedging Today

    05-13-2016 03:13 PM by Max Chen

    Many market observers follow the old adage "sell in May and go away," but traders who are sticking around can hedge against the summer doldrums with leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds (ETFs). "Depending on which side of the fence youre on, if youre a trader you have c...

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  • 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...

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  • Where To Look If The Fed Stays Put

    10-27-2015 04:56 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold bullion and precious metals exchange traded fund traders are waiting on a bullish signal from the Federal Reserve, with many expecting the Fed to kick the interest-rate-hike can down the road. Gold ETFs have been strengthening. Over the past three months, the SPDR Gold Sh...

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  • Safe-Haven Demand, Dovish Fed Help Gold ETFs Regain Ground

    08-20-2015 02:15 PM by Tom Lydon

    Gold bullion and miner exchange traded funds are rallying and are now testing their short-term resistance as traders trim Federal Reserve rate hike bets and global volatility adds to safe-haven demand. On Thursday, the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), iShares Gold Trust (NYSE...

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  • Someones Betting on a Bounce in a big Gold ETF

    05-29-2015 02:38 PM by Todd Shriber

    The PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSEArca: UUP), which tracks the price movement of the U.S. dollar against a basket of currencies, including the euro, Japanese yen, British pound, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc, and the actively managed WisdomTr...

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  • Gold, Silver ETFs are Getting Exciting

    06-20-2014 07:30 AM by Todd Shriber

    Highlighted by Thursdays action, excitement is rising for precious metals exchange traded funds, including both the physically-backed and equity-based varieties. The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), the largest gold ETF by assets, jumped 3.5% on volume that was roughly three ...

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  • Goldfinger Three Times With These New ETFs

    04-10-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    If Auric Goldfinger, the villain in the 1964 James Bond movie Goldfinger, was a real person and alive today, there is an excellent chance he would be enthralled by two new exchange funds debuting today from Direxion. Well, Mr. Goldfinger would almost certainly be a fan of the ...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Gold

    03-05-2012 03:00 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    The largest exchange traded fund for gold, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), saw inflows last week despite taking a huge hit last Wednesday. Our market technician David Chojnacki noted that short term technical support levels were violated last Wednesday, but positive longer t...

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  • 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 ...

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  • A Quintet of Top Gold ETFs

    10-21-2011 07:54 AM by Tom Lydon

    Gold has pulled back this week but bulls are encouraged that prices have held at $1,600 an ounce, potentially clearing the way for a rally. After peaking to a record high above $1,900 an ounce, gold prices have cooled off. Yet investors who like gold may want to consider some ...

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  • ETF Chart of the Day: Leveraged Gold Funds

    10-03-2011 09:46 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial

    Gold prices were rising Monday after leveling off towards the end of last week following the recent steep sell-off. Bearish put buyers entered the picture in gold futures -- in contrast, upside November call buyers surfaced in the largest exchange traded fund for gold, SPDR Gold ...

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  • Leveraged Gold ETFs Soar as Metal Sets New Record

    08-02-2011 12:55 PM by Tom Lydon

    Exchange traded products that use leverage to magnify the performance of gold prices were among Tuesday's ETF market leaders as the precious metal scaled new heights after the Senate voted in favor of the debt ceiling compromise. Concerns over the global economy and Europe's d...

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  • Gold ETF Holdings Climb to Record on Debt Uncertainty

    08-01-2011 05:37 PM by Tom Lydon

    Assets in exchange traded funds that follow gold prices are at an all-time high as more investors tap the liquid vehicles to get exposure to the precious metal. Holdings in exchange traded products backed by gold climbed a record $113 billion on July 29, according to data from...

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  • The Top-Performing ETFs of 2010

    12-31-2010 02:37 PM by Tom Lydon

    This year, commodity-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) were the stars of the show. In fact, they were so strong that their performance helped lift economies dependent on them. But they weren't the only asset classes that did well. The Top ETFs of 2010 1. iShares Silver T...

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  • 4 Ways to Get Gold ETF Exposure

    11-05-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) are apparently this season's must-have portfolio item. Market watchers, however, are divided about how much steam the metal has left. The idea of gold prices hitting $10,000 per ounce sounds ludicrous to some perhaps as ludicrous as gold ro...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • How You Can Double Your Exposure to Metals With ETFs

    12-03-2008 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    ProShares has launched more exchange traded funds (ETFs) today that allow investors to go ultra long or ultra short on gold and silver. The four new funds are in addition to the rollout of ultra long and ultra short euro, commodity and oil funds the provider issued last week. ...

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