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Trading Alert for Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF (NUGT)

A total of 16.58K call and 7.10K put contracts were traded raising a low put/call ratio alert on shares of Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF. The traded put/call ratio for Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull 3X ETF was 0.43. Overall call volume was running 2.3x the put volume.

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This precious metals ETF is worth a closer look

Most precious metals, with the exception of silver, have struggled so far this year in U.S. dollar terms. In non-dollar terms results have been better given the rise in the dollar. Much of this struggle is linked to the possible increase in U.S. interest rates. As interest rates rise, it

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Inside the New Sprott Zacks Gold Mining ETF

Gold miners are experiencing extreme volatility due to a combination of factors, including the prospect of an interest rates hike, a strengthening dollar and the growing U.S. economy. Yet the outlook seems bright, at least in the short term. The maximum bullishness was witnessed in recent weeks when the Fed

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ETF Spotlight: Market Vectors TR Gold Miners (GDX)

The ETF world has expanded rapidly over the last two decades, as investors now have access to almost every corner of the market. Typically, our ETF Spotlight series is focused on lesser-known funds or those with unique strategies. But this piece will focus on a very popular product, the Market

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Gold Mining ETFs Surging on Weak Jobs Data

While gold prices were off to a great start in 2015 on increased market volatility and heightened uncertainty, it lost its allure in late January on a combination of factors. These include the prospect of an interest rates hike, a strengthening dollar, low inflation, the growing U.S. economy, slowdown in

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It’s a Golden Trend Reversal for GLD

The nascent recovery in gold prices lengthened its stride over the holiday weekend as buyers lifted the yellow metal to a fresh six-week high. Those seeking a narrative for the price boost in the land of gold and the SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD) should look no further than Friday’s weaker-than-expected employment report.

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Gold Miner ETFs for the Intrepid Contrarian Investor

The equities market is plugging along, but gold producers have been selling off. Contrarian investors who want to capitalize off a potential turnaround in this unfavored sector can take a look at some miners-related exchange traded funds. For instance, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GDX) fell 9.7% over

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Silver ETFs on track to outshine peers in 1Q15

Silver-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are on track to close a successful first quarter of 2015, as precious metals in general suffer from the effects of a stronger dollar. However, silver ETFs are still well in the red on an annual basis and with the Federal Reserve on track to hike

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Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF Down As Fed Gets Hawkish

Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF  (NYSEARCA:GDX) was trading down on Tuesday afternoon as the gold market attempted to right itself as interest rate rises approach. The exchange traded fund has suffered massive losses in the last twelve months as apparent unassailable strength in the US dollar and incoming monetary tightening

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GLD vs. IAU: Which Gold ETF is Better?

Will gold rise or fall? That’s ultimately for you to decide and there are two different sides to the argument. One side is that the stock market is on the verge of imploding due to reckless Federal Reserve monetary policy, that this policy will lead to a decline in the

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Some Investors Pull out of the Palladium ETF

With the strong dollar plaguing prices for some precious metals, it is not surprising that investors are parting ways with some exchange traded funds backed by physical holdings of gold, silver and related fare. Palladium ETFs, including the ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (NYSEArca: PALL), have not been immune to that

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Euro-Denominated Gold ETF Shines in Commodity Space

A gold exchange traded fund is the best performing commodity-focused U.S. fund this year. Contributing to the outperformance in this particular investment, the ETF backed by euro-currency-denominated gold. The AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Euro ETF (NYSEArca: GEUR), an actively managed ETF that tracks gold in euro terms, has increased 11.3% year-to-date while

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What About ‘Currency Hedging’ in Gold ETFs?

Markets are feeling a bit of a hangover one day after a rowdy, post-Fed rally. Stocks, bonds and gold are all lower. The SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) is down 0.2% on Thursday. It climbed 2% on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers’ lukewarm assessment of U.S. economic growth prompted market watchers

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Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF Sees Unusually Large Options Volume

Shares of Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 107,660 call options on the company, AR Network reports. This is an increase of 346% compared to the typical volume of 24,139 call options. Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF traded up 5.08%

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4 Gold ETFs to Buy for a Rebound

After hitting a peak of $1,921.50 back in 2011, gold prices have suffered a fairly straight trip south. Gold is down 40% over the past three-plus years, and you can thank a host of issues — a rising dollar, a lack of inflation and, in general, a lot of positive

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