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Posts Tagged ‘Ishares Trust (SLV)’

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (NYSEMKT:SLV)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Gold’s Not-So-Ugly Stepsister

Bullion investment now represents a quarter of total world demand for silver. However, while investment demand rose sharply over the past five years,......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): How Silver Can Protect Your Portfolio

Science describes light as both a wave and a particle. A similar, somewhat contradictory duality exists with silver; it behaves as both a precious metal......(read more)
Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL)

Hecla Mining Company (HL), Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation (CDE): Three Bargain Silver Stocks, 1 ETF to Buy Now!

Since peaking in 2011, precious metals have fallen off the cliff and silver has been leading the decline. Year-to-date, silver has lost an incredible......(read more)
Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX): Will This Gold Producer’s Rally Continue?

Gold hasn’t performed well during the year: The price of gold has fallen by more than 20%. This tumble has also adversely affected gold companies such......(read more)
Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)

Central Fund of Canada Limited (USA) (CEF), Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW): Should You Be Buying Silver?

I recently wrote about how intelligent investors can diversify their portfolios using gold investments. Gold is, however, not the only historically monetary......(read more)
iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (NYSEMKT:SLV)

PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (UUP), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV): Why Gold Will Continue Its Plunge

Have you been long gold or silver since 2008? If so, you might remember how long it took for quantitative easing, or QE, to sway these precious metals......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Could Miss Earnings This Quarter

I think we’re going into a tough quarter for Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). The bank will find it difficult to thrive with all this market volatility......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), General Motors Company (GM) & More: 4 Ways You Can Beat the Fed

Last week, Ben Bernanke announced to Congress that if recovery trends continue, the Federal Reserve will begin to taper its purchase of government-backed......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Think the S&P’s 2% Drop Was Bad? Think Again.

After a long run of record highs throughout the year, U.S. investors aren’t used to losses like we saw last week. But the 2% drop in the S&P......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV): Do Gold and Silver Protect You From Inflation?

In a recent, interesting article on the Fool’s blog network the author tries to settle which precious metal, gold or silver, is a better investment......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), Sprott Physical Silver Trust ETV (PSLV): The Investor’s Guide to Silver ETFs

There are several good reasons to consider adding silver to your portfolio including: Silver’s low correlation to other asset reduces risk in a......(read more)
Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)

Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW), Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (PAAS): Silver Investing for Beginners

Silver investing for beginners can be an overwhelming prospect when you consider the relative volatility involved in the silver market. Generally, there......(read more)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW): This Chart Shows “Physical” and “Paper” Silver Are the Same

Silver investors often make noise of the disconnect in pricing between “paper” and “physical” silver. Many believe that the disparity is a sign......(read more)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG): Should You Be Buying Gold Before the Market Crashes?

Many in the investment community have been sounding the warning bells over the future direction of gold, given all that’s occurring in the global......(read more)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD): Has the Federal Reserve Slaughtered the Gold Bulls?

Since its precipitous fall in mid-April, the SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD) has been largely range-bound ever since, both struggling to recover......(read more)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV): Two Holes in the Goldbug Thesis

Oh, the lonesome goldbug. Always on the fringes of the financial community but finally vindicated after a 12-year bull run in precious metal prices......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC) & The Dow (.DJI)’s Ease

If you just looked at this morning’s minor moves in the stock market, you’d think that investors were looking to close the week on a quiet......(read more)

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX): Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW)’s Giant Opportunity

On Friday, Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting......(read more)

Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (AUY), Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG), Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): Will You Be Buying Groceries With Gold Soon?

The Arizona legislature last week tried to legalize shopping with gold and silver coins. Thankfully, Gov. Jan Brewer quickly put the kibosh on the idea......(read more)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (ABX): Gold Fell to $1,400? Welcome to the New Gold Rush!

With everyone talking about how the great gold boom is over, that with the price of gold tumbling to $1,400 an ounce the back of the yellow metal as a......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), SPDR Gold Trust (GLD): Will Obama Really Confiscate Your Retirement Savings?

The budget proposal President Obama recently submitted had several provisions designed to increase government tax revenue. But one provision concerning......(read more)

SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV): How Bitcoin Got Its Groove Back … and Then Spectacularly Lost It

Bitcoin is not a new idea. But you’d never know that from the overwhelming amount of sudden attention it’s been getting lately. The online......(read more)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Bitcoin’s History of Crushing Speculators

The rise of the Bitcoin has prompted unprecedented attention for the digital currency around the world. As exchange rates for Bitcoin have soared from......(read more)

8 Tax Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC)

As the April 15 tax-filing deadline approaches, you’re running out of time to get your taxes done. But smart tax planning doesn’t start in......(read more)
Spectra Energy New Natural Gas Plant

Spectra Energy Corp. (SE), Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW): 3 Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

Just as we examine companies each week that may be rising past their fair value, we can also find companies potentially trading at bargain prices. While......(read more)

Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW) Earnings: An Early Look

Earnings season is winding down, with most companies already having reported their quarterly results. But there are still some companies left to report......(read more)

Why Silver Is a Better Stock Rally Bet Than Gold: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV)

With all three major stock indexes flirting with new all-time highs, investors seem to be joining the rally with abandon. Despite the very real issues......(read more)

Does This Buffett Axiom Favor Silver? – iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, is credited with many investment axioms that have been developed over a career of spectacular success. One that applies......(read more)
8 Sector ETFs for 2013

Gold Won’t Break $2,000 Before 2020: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD)

Yet another failed attempt. Stocks rose today, but the S&P 500 failed once more to break its October 2007 all-time (nominal) high of 1,565.15. Incredibly......(read more)
Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (NASDAQ:PAAS)

Has Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (PAAS) Become the Perfect Stock? – Hecla Mining Company (HL), First Majestic Silver Corp (AG)

Every investor would love to stumble upon the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that provides everything you could possibly want? One......(read more)
Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)

Will Silver Move on U.S. Jobs Report? – Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW), First Majestic Silver Corp (AG)

A stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report on Friday adds one more to a list of competing factors that are struggling to give some direction to the silver......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

Metals ETFs: Going Out of Style? – SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV), Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX)

Even as the stock market sets new all-time record highs, gold and other precious metals are having a tough time keeping up. But as prices fall, the big......(read more)
Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (NYSE:SLW)

Is Silver Just Another Speculative Bubble?: iShares Silver Trust (SLV), Silver Wheaton Corp. (USA) (SLW)

Gold recently struck six-month lows as key players like billionaire George Soros and others cut their holdings of the yellow metal. Silver was quick to......(read more)
Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE:CDE)

Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation (CDE) Earnings: An Early Look

Earnings season is now starting to wind down, with most companies already having reported their quarterly results. But there are still some companies......(read more)
Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (NASDAQ:PAAS)

Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (PAAS) Earnings: An Early Look

Earnings season is in full swing, with huge numbers of companies having already given their latest numbers to investors, and Pan American Silver Corp. (......(read more)
iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (NYSEMKT:SLV)

iShares Silver Trust (SLV), Silver Wheaton Corp. (SLW): Is Silver in a Bubble?

Over the past five years, silver as represented by the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is up roughly 75% on the type of steady march higher that investors......(read more)