Gold Price

Why Buy the GLD ETF in 2015

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The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE Arca: GLD) ETF is the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund. The GLD ETF is a good way for investors to collect some extra gold profits without the hassle of physical gold buying.

And with gold prices forecast to rise over the long term, the GLD ETF will rise as well.

Here's a look at the benefits of buying the GLD ETF...

Buy a Gold ETF in 2015

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Gold acts like an insurance policy against geopolitical woes, devalued currencies, deflation, and inflation. It's also a good portfolio diversifier.

Gold prices are low right now, so it's a great time to buy. And of the many ways to add the yellow metal to your portfolio, a gold ETF is a convenient option.

Here's a look at why gold ETFs are smart choice for investors - plus five top gold ETFs to get started with today...

Gold Mining Stocks Get a Boost from M&A Activity

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Investors in gold mining stocks have a great catalyst for profits right now: increased deal-making among gold mining companies.

Low gold prices are likely the impetus for increased M&A activity. It's a trend that's likely to heat up in the short and medium term as pressure builds to minimize losses and squeeze out profits.

This all means profits ahead for certain gold mining stocks - here's where to look...

Price of Gold and Silver Climbs as Safe Haven Trade Is Back On

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The price of gold - and silver - rallied Thursday as investors piled into "risk off" trades.

They're both up on the day and the week, where the Dow has been slipping for four sessions.

Find out why and what is next - just continue reading here.

Can the GLD ETF Rally Keep Going?

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Gold is on a tear. It's rallied six straight days and headed for a seventh today. Yesterday (March 25) it closed at a three-week high of $1,197 an ounce.

Shares of the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) ETF have also posted gains lately on gold's rise. GLD ETF is up 3% in the past five days, while the Dow has slipped 0.7%.

But can this gold and GLD ETF rally keep going, so investors can profit?

How the Apple Watch Will Be the Biggest Gold Price Catalyst of 2015

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The biggest gold price catalyst of 2015 will be Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) new Watch.

The high-end version of the Apple Watch launched officially today (Monday). It will have a case made of 18-karat solid gold and cost as much as $10,000.

And Apple thinks it's going to sell a boatload of them.

Gold Price Today $1,264: What Caused the 2.5% Rise

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A shocking move Thursday from the Swiss National Bank sent the gold price today soaring to $1,264.80 - a four-month high.

Spot gold was up $33.60, or 2.76%, to 1,264.60 an ounce just before noon. It closed up $30.30, or 2.5%. That was the yellow metal's highest price since Sept. 8.

The Swiss franc also enjoyed a robust rally.

Here's what happened to goose gold...

How to Track Gold Price Trends with the Kitco Gold Index

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While gold price trends mostly stem from changes in supply and demand, that's not the full story. Sometimes the value of the U.S. dollar changes the gold price - and this can cause a misleading view of the true value of gold...

Determining how much a change in the gold price is caused by U.S. dollar fluctuations helps to measure the true value of gold. And there's a tool that does just that.

Here's how it works...

Price of Gold Flat in 2014 – but Indian Demand Roars Higher

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Gold prices hovered at 4.5 year lows in much of 2014 - but Indian gold demand is roaring.

The nation took over as top gold consumer in the world earlier this month.

Here's a look at India gold demand - and how investors can play it right now...

Why the Gold Price Today Is Up After Swiss Vote

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The gold price today (Monday) rose as much as $50 per ounce after Switzerland voted Sunday to reject a referendum that would force the Swiss National Bank to hold some 20% (about $540 billion) of its reserves in gold.

Now with a firm "nay" vote in place, gold prices were pressured initially - but only momentarily...

Here's why gold is up - and will keep going...

Gold Prices Hit 3-Week High on China, Europe Central Bank News

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Gold prices shot up to a three week high today (Friday).

Here's a roundup of the news stories that supported gold's rise today - plus get our "Investor Takeaway" on how to play gold right now...

My Secret Gold Investing Strategy

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Gold has taken a beating in recent weeks and is now tumbling along at four-year lows of $1,160/ounce.

Frankly, I think that's fantastic news. Today I want to show you my gold investing strategy that's perfect for moments like this. You'll get the two tactics you need as a gold investor, a simple test to determine if you own enough gold, and a look at how to buy it.

Let's get started...

Two Charts That Show Why Gold Prices Are Headed to $2,500

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Gold prices must go up, and for the most basic of reasons - supply and demand.

Yet that isn't something you hear much about in the financial media. When most pundits talk about what moves gold prices, they usually focus on things like international turmoil, the direction of the global economy, and the bad habits of central banks.

So most of them have completely missed this irresistible force that will push gold prices higher.

These two charts explain why gold prices will reach $2,500 within the next several years...

Gold Stocks Are Bottoming – Here's How to Profit

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The time to invest in gold stocks is fast approaching.

Thanks to a major surge in the U.S. dollar over the last few months, combined with a general market sell-off and a triple bottom in gold, gold stocks have taken it on the chin.

But for die-hard contrarians, it's just the right time to act - here's why...

October Gold Prices Up 1.34% on This Bullish News

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October gold prices are up, and look to be heading higher into next week.

Here's what to watch as the month finishes out...

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