Stock, Gold ETFs Eye Higher Open | ETF Trends

Stock exchange traded funds were set for a higher open Wednesday while gold ETFs were also on track to climb as the precious metal’s price rose to a new record.

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY) was up 0.6% in premarket trading. The largest gold ETF, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD), was fractionally higher as well.

Gold futures rose to a fresh record high to nearly $1,458 an ounce, reported.

Crude futures traded above $108 a barrel. Coming into Wednesday’s session, U.S. Oil Fund (NYSEArca: USO) was up about 12% over the previous three months.