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Business Insider
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thingBecause investors don't buy physical gold when they purchase shares in the ETF,
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Because investors don't buy physical gold when they purchase shares in the ETF, there's been concern that the fund does not. The SPDR Gold Trust exchange-traded fund, which uses the ticker 'GLD,' launched in 2004. In part, it serves as a cheaper... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to ba
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to back up every share it issues. Because investors don't buy physical gold when they purchase shares in the ETF, there's been concern that the fund does not. The SPDR Gold... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to ba
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to back up every share it issues. Because investors don't buy physical gold when they purchase shares in the ETF, there's been concern that the fund does not. The SPDR Gold... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to ba
The easiest way to buy gold is actually backed by the real thing (GLD)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The largest gold exchange-traded fund (ETF) says it has the physical gold to back up every share it issues. Because investors don't buy physical gold when they purchase shares in the ETF, there's been concern that the fund does not. The SPDR Gold... Read more
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The Financial Express
Despite recent slide, long-term gold outlook remains bullish; should you invest?Gold rallied to a 15-month high earlier this month on expectations that the US
Despite recent slide, long-term gold outlook remains bullish; should you invest?
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
Gold rallied to a 15-month high earlier this month on expectations that the US Fed would keep rates lower for longer amid risks to the global economy, adding to the appeal of owning non-interest-bearing assets. (Photo: Reuters) Though Gold remained... Read more
4d
Market Watch
S&P 500’s range-bound May backdrop supports bullish-leaning technical biasbackdrop, technical price action supports a bullish-leaning view. Returning to
S&P 500’s range-bound May backdrop supports bullish-leaning technical bias
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
backdrop, technical price action supports a bullish-leaning view. Returning to the small-caps, the iShares Russell 2000 ETF is retesting the major moving averages from underneath. Consider that the 200-day moving average, currently 110.94, is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold touches 3-1/2-week low on Fed rate expectationsHigher interest rates increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bul
Gold touches 3-1/2-week low on Fed rate expectations
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Higher interest rates increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion Bullion has been under pressure since the Fed last week released the minutes of its April meeting, which showed... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gold prices touch 3-1/2-week low on Fed rate expectationsNEW YORK/LONDON: Gold dipped to a 3-1/2-week low on Monday as expectations rose
Gold prices touch 3-1/2-week low on Fed rate expectations
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK/LONDON: Gold dipped to a 3-1/2-week low on Monday as expectations rose that the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates as early as June, but prices came off their lows as late-day short-covering entered the market. Bullion has been... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaire George Soros is Betting Big on Gold -- Should You?Several days ago, one of the richest human beings on Earth revealed he'd been b
Billionaire George Soros is Betting Big on Gold -- Should You?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
Several days ago, one of the richest human beings on Earth revealed he'd been bitten hard by the gold bug. George Soros' investment fund, in its quarterly disclosure of U.S. stock positions, revealed that the star investor loaded up on assets tightly... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaire George Soros is Betting Big on Gold -- Should You?Several days ago, one of the richest human beings on Earth revealed he'd been b
Billionaire George Soros is Betting Big on Gold -- Should You?
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
Several days ago, one of the richest human beings on Earth revealed he'd been bitten hard by the gold bug. George Soros' investment fund, in its quarterly disclosure of U.S. stock positions, revealed that the star investor loaded up on assets tightly... Read more
11d
Zero Hedge
Gold Goes From "Ultimate Bubble" To Ultimate Buy For SorosGeorge Soros, who once called gold “the ultimate bubble,” has resumed buying th
Gold Goes From "Ultimate Bubble" To Ultimate Buy For Soros
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
George Soros, who once called gold “the ultimate bubble,” has resumed buying the gold ETF and shares after a three-year hiatus. The billionaire investor yesterday disclosed that in the first quarter he bought 1.05 million shares in SPDR Gold Trust,... Read more
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11d
Herald Sun
Gold lifts on Fed rate hike talkGold prices have risen, reversing earlier losses after a weaker US dollar and f
Gold lifts on Fed rate hike talk
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Gold prices have risen, reversing earlier losses after a weaker US dollar and falling stock markets spurred safe-haven buying of the precious metal. Spot gold was up 0.3 per cent at $US1,277 per ounce by 2.58 pm EDT (0458 Wednesday AEST), while US... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold lifts on Fed rate hike talkGold prices have risen, reversing earlier losses after a weaker US dollar and f
Gold lifts on Fed rate hike talk
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Gold prices have risen, reversing earlier losses after a weaker US dollar and falling stock markets spurred safe-haven buying of the precious metal. Spot gold was up 0.3 per cent at $US1,277 per ounce by 2.58 pm EDT (0458 Wednesday AEST), while US... Read more
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11d
ABC 7 El Paso
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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11d
News 8000
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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11d
KECI Missoula
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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11d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
14 related stories
11d
KTVZ Bend
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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11d
KRDO Colorado Springs
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocksregulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke t
George Soros bets big against U.S. stocks
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
regulatory filings made public this week. Soros, known as the "man who broke the Bank of England," is instead investing in gold. He plunked down $387 million to amass new positions in a gold ETF and also bought shares of Barrick Gold, the world's... Read more
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11d
Zero Hedge
What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summarydeclined by 22 percent. At Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital Management, the value of
What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summary
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
declined by 22 percent. At Louis Bacon’s Moore Capital Management, the value of the holdings fell by about 29 percent. Gold is gaining popularity among prominent investors. Soros established a $264 million position in Barrick Gold Corp.,... Read more
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11d
Fortune
George Soros Is Making a Big New Bet on GoldGeorge Soros, who once called gold “the ultimate bubble,” has resumed buying th
George Soros Is Making a Big New Bet on Gold
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
George Soros, who once called gold “the ultimate bubble,” has resumed buying the precious metal after a three-year hiatus. On Monday, the billionaire investor disclosed that in the first quarter he bought 1.05 million shares in SPDR Gold Trust, the... Read more
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11d
Fortune
These Big Investors Are Selling and Buying GoldGold bull John Paulson slashed his bets on bullion while billionaire investor G
These Big Investors Are Selling and Buying Gold
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
Gold bull John Paulson slashed his bets on bullion while billionaire investor George Soros and other big funds returned to the metal for the first time in years, filings showed on Monday, as prices staged their biggest rally in nearly 30 years. New... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why the ETF acronym can be misleadingSometimes an ETF isn’t exactly an ETF. As investors, the media and regulators
Why the ETF acronym can be misleading
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Sometimes an ETF isn’t exactly an ETF. As investors, the media and regulators put more focus on exchange-traded funds, it’s worth asking what exactly an ETF is. The term was coined back in 1996 by Morgan Stanley, which needed a generic name to put... Read more
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Market Watch
Hedge-fund stars are backing goldGold prices have risen nearly 20% since January 1, making the opening months of
Hedge-fund stars are backing gold
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
Gold prices have risen nearly 20% since January 1, making the opening months of this year the best time to be a gold bug in three decades. The demand for physical gold was up 21% in the first quarter of the year, according to the World Gold Council,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Everyone Should Own Some Gold"I think everyone should have a position in gold," Cramer, the co-manager of th
Everyone Should Own Some Gold
TheStreet.com / Posted 17 days ago
"I think everyone should have a position in gold," Cramer, the co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio, said on CNBC's "Stop Trading" segment. He said it's just like having an insurance policy. It doesn't matter whether investors buy gold... Read more
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Newsmax
ETFs Leak $13 Billion as S&P 500's Down Week Puts Rebound on Icebiggest two-week retreat since February as signs of slowing growth in the world
ETFs Leak $13 Billion as S&P 500's Down Week Puts Rebound on Ice
Newsmax / Posted 19 days ago
biggest two-week retreat since February as signs of slowing growth in the world’s largest economy mounted. Worldwide stock ETFs lost $12.6 billion in the four days through May 5, wiping out more than six weeks of inflows, as the MSCI All-Country... Read more
19d
Zero Hedge
HSBC’s London Gold Vault: Is This Gold’s Secret Hiding Place? HSBC’s main gold vault in London regularly comes under the media spotlight fo
HSBC’s London Gold Vault: Is This Gold’s Secret Hiding Place?
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
HSBC’s main gold vault in London regularly comes under the media spotlight for a number of reasons. These reasons include: a) the HSBC London vault stores a very large amount of gold on... Read more
20d
TheStreet.com
Here's what Rubio, Apple and Enron have in commonto ride the retail sector's tailwinds, first wait for the relevant economic dat
Here's what Rubio, Apple and Enron have in common
TheStreet.com / Posted 20 days ago
to ride the retail sector's tailwinds, first wait for the relevant economic data and operating results. Year to date, The SPDR Gold Shares ETF(GLD) is up 21.41%, and the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is up 26.08%. Quarterly earnings for precious... Read more
21d
Zero Hedge
Gold "Flight To Safety" Surges Amid Biggest Junk Bond Outflows In HistorySomething happened this week that has never happened before. While outflows fro
Gold "Flight To Safety" Surges Amid Biggest Junk Bond Outflows In History
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Something happened this week that has never happened before. While outflows from equity ETFs soared, the $3.6 billion redemptions from high yield bond ETF HYG this last few days is the largest ever - almost twice as big as the previous largest... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
What should advisers be telling clients now about gold?After a three-year slump, the price of gold has bounced back this year. For Q1
What should advisers be telling clients now about gold?
Financial Planning.com / Posted 22 days ago
After a three-year slump, the price of gold has bounced back this year. For Q1 2016, gold recorded its largest quarterly increase (+16.4%) in almost 30 years. This positive performance continued into April, and gold extended its gain for the year to... Read more
22d
Business Standard India
Gold struggles as dollar firms ahead of US jobs dataRead more from our special coverage on "GOLD" * Spot gold was little changed
Gold struggles as dollar firms ahead of US jobs data
Business Standard India / Posted 22 days ago
Read more from our special coverage on "GOLD" * Spot gold was little changed at $1,276.80 an ounce by 0041 GMT after four days of losses. * The metal has closed lower every session this week despite hitting a 15-month top of $1,303.60 on... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Trump-proof your portfolio with this well-timed precious metals playscheduled for release Friday from the U.S. Labor Department. The classic hedge
Trump-proof your portfolio with this well-timed precious metals play
TheStreet.com / Posted 23 days ago
scheduled for release Friday from the U.S. Labor Department. The classic hedge against fear and uncertainty, of course, is gold. But you should consider silver, an underappreciated alternative to gold that in many ways is a more effective hedge... Read more
23d
Financial Planning.com
Is gold back in season?After a three-year slump, the price of gold has bounced back this year. For Q1
Is gold back in season?
Financial Planning.com / Posted 23 days ago
After a three-year slump, the price of gold has bounced back this year. For Q1 2016, gold recorded its largest quarterly increase (+16.4%) in almost 30 years. This positive performance continued into April, and gold extended its gain for the year to... Read more
23d
Guardian Unlimited
Investors – and Donald Trump – are loving gold. How long will the rush last?never happen have taken place this week: Donald Trump clinched the Republican p
Investors – and Donald Trump – are loving gold. How long will the rush last?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 23 days ago
never happen have taken place this week: Donald Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination, and the price of gold capped a 15-month rally by soaring above $1,300 an ounce. Coincidence? Logic would suggest so. But then, this is... Read more
25d
TheBull
Commodities markets summary$US1.07, to at $43.71 a barrel, while Brent crude fell 1.64 per cent, or US75 c
Commodities markets summary
TheBull / Posted 25 days ago
$US1.07, to at $43.71 a barrel, while Brent crude fell 1.64 per cent, or US75 cents, to $45.08 a barrel. PRECIOUS METALS Gold has turned lower as the US dollar moved higher and a Federal Reserve official pointed to the possibility of two interest... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Stronger $US pushes gold downGold has turned lower as the US dollar moved higher and a Federal Reserve offic
Stronger $US pushes gold down
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Gold has turned lower as the US dollar moved higher and a Federal Reserve official pointed to the possibility of two interest rate rises in 2016. Spot gold was down 0.4 per cent at $US1,285.69 an ounce by 2:33 pm EDT (0533 Wednesday AEST), off a... Read more
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Perth Now
Stronger $US pushes gold downGold has turned lower as the US dollar moved higher and a Federal Reserve offic
Stronger $US pushes gold down
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
Gold has turned lower as the US dollar moved higher and a Federal Reserve official pointed to the possibility of two interest rate rises in 2016. Spot gold was down 0.4 per cent at $US1,285.69 an ounce by 2:33 pm EDT (0533 Wednesday AEST), off a... Read more
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25d
Investopedia
Gold Crosses $1300 Mark as U.S. Dollar FallsOn Monday, Gold prices reached the $1300 mark after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s
Gold Crosses $1300 Mark as U.S. Dollar Falls
Investopedia / Posted 25 days ago
On Monday, Gold prices reached the $1300 mark after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to delay an interest rate hike last week. The price of spot gold retreated marginally to $1297 per ounce Tuesday (at the time of writing). The rise in the price... Read more
25d
Zawya
Gold eyes $1,300 again as weaker dollar, fund inflows supportCommoditiesPRECIOUS-Gold eyes $1,300 again as weaker dollar, fund inflows support * SPDR
Gold eyes $1,300 again as weaker dollar, fund inflows supportCommodities
Zawya / Posted 25 days ago
PRECIOUS-Gold eyes $1,300 again as weaker dollar, fund inflows support * SPDR fund sees inflow of 20.8 tonnes (Updates prices) By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE, May 3 (Reuters) - Gold rose on Tuesday, in another attempt to cross the key... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Apple and Amazon show you need to think about growth stocks differently nowIf we had simply followed the herd, and by that we mean invested in the S&P 500
Apple and Amazon show you need to think about growth stocks differently now
TheStreet.com / Posted 29 days ago
If we had simply followed the herd, and by that we mean invested in the S&P 500's exchange traded fund equivalent the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) , we'd still be modestly in the red over the last 12 months and probably would have spent more than a... Read more
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Market Watch
Gold has everything in its favorLeft for dead for almost four years, gold stocks have suddenly made an amazing
Gold has everything in its favor
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
Left for dead for almost four years, gold stocks have suddenly made an amazing comeback: They’re up over 50% this year. Several gold investors who have enjoyed the ride so far believe the next move is up from here — possibly even taking out prior... Read more

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