Silver as an investment

Category Archives: SPDR

Is Bridgewater A Fraud? Here Are The Troubling Questions Posed By Jim Grant

Jim Grant, author of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, first hinted last week that not all is well when it comes to the world’s biggest hedge fund, Ray Dalio’s $160 billion Bridgewater (of which one half is the world’s biggest risk-parity juggernaut). Speaking to Bloomberg last week, Grant said he was “bearish” on Bridgewater because founder […]

Market “Paralysis” Confirmed – Squeezed Shorts And Anxious Longs Are Fleeing Stocks

For the last two years, short interest in the US stock market's largest ETF has collapsed as bears have been squeezed back to their lowest level of negativity since Q2 2007 (the prior peak in the S&P). But, there's a bigger issue – despite record highs and 'no brainer' dip-buying, anxious longs have dumped S&P […]

GDXJ’s Epic Rebalance – It’s Knife-Catching Time

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Do you remember the opening scene of the movie Trainspotting? Renton tries to give up heroin. He decides to kick his junk habit cold turkey, and boards himself in his room. Even before he starts to feel the symptoms of withdrawal, Renton has ripped off the […]

Gold Investors Weekly Review – December 12th / by Gold Silver Worlds /  December 13, 2014 In his weekly market review, Frank Holmes of the summarizes this week’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the gold market for gold investors. Gold closed the week at $1,222.50 up $29.99 per ounce (+2.51%). Gold stocks, as measured by the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index, fell 0.89%. The U.S. Trade-Weighted Dollar Index […]

Watch the Gold/Silver Ratio for Guidance / By Gene Arensberg / Monday, September 30, 2013 SOUTHEAST TEXAS — On this last trading day of the third calendar quarter, with the pathetic political Kabuki Karaoke underway in Washington D.C., I am focused on a couple of the indicators that seem to distill the whole ball of gold indicator wax into a […]

John Paulson in Rare TV Interview – Rationale for Gold Still Valid / By Gene Arensberg / Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 02:14:30 PM John Paulson, founder of Paulson & Company sat down with Carl Quintanilla of CNBC for what is billed as his first ever TV interview.  Paulson, whose fund is one of the largest investors in the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) was quick to say that gold makes up only about two percent of his […]

Gold: Not the inflation fighter your grandmother told you about / By John Wasik / Tuesday , 16 Jul 2013  As U.S. interest rates have risen, owning gold has been a loser’s game for anyone is trying to hedge against inflation. Gold isn’t a smart inflation hedge, but many people have been using it that way because they think they have few alternatives. A low-inflation rate […]

Chart of the Week – GLD Metal Holdings / By Gene Arensberg / Thursday, June 27, 2013, 01:10:34 PM Reported metal holdings at SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD), the largest gold exchange traded fund, reflect significant negative money flow since December, 2012.  So-called hot money, investors, portfolio managers and hedge funds have apparently bought in, hook, line and sinker, to the notion that the world’s largest central […]

Daily Nugget – India: Don’t buy gold for one year / By Jan Skoyles / June 14, 2013 Yesterday’s strong US data continues to hurt gold this morning as it sets up for a second day of losses. This morning Shanghai Gold Futures continued to fall this morning after falling 1.5% yesterday. Yesterday holdings in the SPDR gold trust fell to 1,003.53 tons, lows […]

Hedge fund manager Paulson a big loser in gold rout / By Katya Wachtel / May 7, 2013 Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson is one of the biggest losers in this year’s gold rout, with his gold fund of under $1 billion losing 27 percent in April alone, according to performance figures provided by a source familiar with the fund. The jarring one-month decline in […]