Even if you aren't a "gold bug," there is a valuable place for gold and precious metals in your portfolio. Learn which gold ETFs are the best ones.
By Evan Lazarus | Jul 26, 2016
Gold is up 25% since the beginning of the year, but there may be an opportunity in the short term to profit from a gold pullback.
By Tony Daltorio | Jul 14, 2016
Should you get in on the silver boom? Here's what's driving the increase in silver prices and some silver ETFs to consider.
By Lawrence Meyers | Mar 16, 2016
There’s been a strange disconnect among gold, platinum, palladium and silver prices recently.
By Lawrence Meyers | Mar 5, 2016
The standard line from investment managers is to allocate 2% to 3% to commodities and precious metal investments. I've never agreed with that approach.
By Rick Pendergraft | Oct 20, 2015
The SLV ETF, iShares Silver Trust, is having trouble moving above its 200-day moving average.
By Rick Pendergraft | Feb 18, 2015
The iShares Silver Trust ETF is bullish in its short-term outlook, but the signals are mixed. I do see areas of concern.
By Lawrence Meyers | Dec 5, 2014
Gold breaks one way or another. Your opinion determines your stance.
By Lawrence Meyers | Jul 14, 2014
Commodity ETFs have a place in every portfolio, just not a big place. Of all the investments in the market, the one area that tends to generate the most controversy is commodities. Some long-term portfolio managers insist that the cyclical nature of commodities, along with their high volatility, suggest they have no place in your [...]
By Andy Crowder | Jun 30, 2014
It’s catching on…even among professional investors. Last Wednesday, I received an email from a retired Certified Financial Planner with 23 years of experience from the trusted Midwest firm of Waddell & Reed. The inquisitive gentleman has been successfully using covered calls for years and has decided to integrate selling puts into his overall income strategy [...]