The largest gold ETFs saw major outflows during the swings and gyrations of the stock market last month, an indicator that investors were selling.
Despite an air of safety as low-risk investments, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are really no different from other derivatives.
According to Bloomberg News, the drop in volatility in precious metal prices may be attributable to the popularity of gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
What does 2017 hold in store for silver ETFs? Moreover, do these funds actually offer any advantages in comparison to directly buying physical silver?
Gold prices are drifting after modest gains, while US stocks open at all-time records. The dollar is weaker after the post-election rally runs out of steam.
Safe havens like gold ETFs have again gotten a great deal of attention on the financial markets as we approach the bitter end of the 2016 presidential race.
The commitment of traders (COT) report shows a huge drop-off in speculative longs on gold, which likely will precede a sharp reversal higher.
Gold is firmly in an uptrend and investors can capitalize when prices face a momentary "dip" by scooping up more ounces at the temporarily lower prices.
We may finally be seeing the wind leave the sails of the gold mining sector after a spectacular start to the 2016 calendar year.