Gold ETFs Under Pressure; Banks See More Pain | Page 2 of 2 | ETF Trends

Looking ahead, Goldman Sachs Group projects gold prices could decline at least 15% to $1,050 at the end of next year due to increased downside risk, reports Phoebe Sedgman for Bloomberg. Goldman Sachs analyst Jeffrey Currie calls gold a “slam dnk” sell for next year as the U.S. recovery extends next year. [Global Gold Demand Plunges As Investors Dump ETFs]

Physically backed gold ETFs include:

  • SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca: GLD): down 25.9% year-to-date
  • iShares Gold Trust (NYSEArca: IAU): down 25.9% year-to-date
  • ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSEArca: SGOL): down 25.9% year-to-date
  • ETFS Physical Asian Gold Shares (NYSEArca: AGOL): down 24.5% year-to-date

SPDR Gold Shares

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Max Chen contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own GLD.