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Market Vectors Russia ETF (NYSE: RSX)

The Ukraine/Russia conflict heightened this weekend and some experts are predicting an all-out war over Crimea. On Monday morning the MICEX Index was lower by eight percent and the Russian Ruble was tumbling. The largest Russian

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<![CDATA[2 Metal ETFs That Cannot Be Ignored]]> The price of gold was back above $1,300 an ounce on Friday, and at the highest level in three months, as money flies into the beaten-down precious metal. Over the last seven weeks the SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE: GLD) is up 11 percent, and is also trading at

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<![CDATA[Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For February 14]]> Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.com

Tesla: Robust sales in California

According to Bloomberg, Tesla Motors' (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model S sedan ranks third place among luxury cars in California in 2013.

According to a market report from the California New Car Dealers Association, Tesla delivered 8,347

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<![CDATA[8 Bullish Factors To Consider]]> At the end of January and into the first week of February, we penned a handful of articles -- focusing on the question of whether or not the stock market was facing a new crisis or merely a garden-variety pullback.

Since the market has been dealt more than its fair share

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<![CDATA[The Market's Key Question: Is a Crisis on the Horizon?]]> One constant in investing is, the game is always changing.

One minute the focus is on Europe. The next it's on an earthquake in Japan, then the Fed, unrest in the Middle East, the economy, QE, earnings, commodity prices, inflation/deflation, the state of the economy, emerging markets -- and the list goes

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<![CDATA[Did The VIX Have It Right On Thursday?]]> Calm appeared to be restored to the markets on Thursday as the fear of what could happen in the emerging markets (NYSE: EEM) waned and the word "crisis" was barely used.

Traders adorned in rose-colored Ray-Ban's suggested that the actions taken as well as those threatened by various governments

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<![CDATA[Is it Time to Move Into Crisis Mode?]]> The primary point of Wednesday's missive, Is There Really a Crisis in Emerging Markets?, was that although stocks are off their recent highs and things have become much more volatile this year, the charts of the greenback, gold and bonds did not seem to confirm that the U.S. stock market

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<![CDATA[Is There Really a Crisis in Emerging Markets?]]> Overnight Monday, China injected liquidity into the banking system, to help stem the tide on their cash crunch.

India raised rates. Nothing bad happened in Argentina. Then after the close on Tuesday, Turkey raised rates from 7.75 percent to 12.0 percent to defend the lira. As a result, the Dow rallied for

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<![CDATA[Will the Worries Stick?]]> What a difference a day makes!

In Friday morning's market missive entitled "Is It Time To Worry?" the argument was made that the chart of the DJIA (NYSE: DIA) was not representative of the state of the overall market. While the venerable Dow was looking sick, the point

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<![CDATA[Gold Rally Stalls Ahead Of FOMC]]> On Monday, COMEX gold futures traded to the highest price levels since November 18 before retreating sharply.

After ending 2013 with a yearly loss of almost 30 percent, gold prices increased in January amid reports of rising demand for gold bars and jewelry in Asia.

However, speculation that the Federal Reserve may

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<![CDATA[Dollar Sharply Lower After Non-Farm Payroll Miss]]> On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported U.S. non-farm payrolls missed expectations of 196.000 by a broad margin; coming in at only 74,000, the smallest gain in three years.

The prior month's figure was revised higher to 241,000. In 2013, job growth averaged 182,000 per month, close to the

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<![CDATA[ETFs Moving On The Jobs Report (SPY, GLD, TLT, XLU)]]> The much worse than expected jobs report this morning may not be good news for the American economy.

However, when it comes to the stock market there are always sectors that will profit from any news story.

Today there are a number of winners in early trading that are being boosted by

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<![CDATA[Physical Demand in Asia Boosts Gold to Strong Start in 2014]]> Gold extended its rally on Friday, climbing to a two-week high, after closing 2013 with losses of almost 30 percent. 2013 was the first losing year for bullion after 12 years of consecutive gains.

The New Year's rally was ignited by reports of rising demand for gold bars and jewelry in

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<![CDATA[Are Diversity and Quality the Way to Profit from the Rebound in Gold and Coal?]]> Based on the economic characteristics of each, the exchange traded funds for gold, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD), and coal, Market Vectors Coal (NYSE: KOL), should have an inverse trading relationship. That means that each should go the opposite way of the other in price action.

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<![CDATA[Time To Sell Gold ETFs? (GLD, GDX, DGZ)]]> Gold fell by more than three percent on Thursday to close out the session at the lowest price in more than three years.

The February gold contract closed at $1,193.60/ounce, after falling $41.40 or 3.4 percent on the day. Shares of the SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE: GLD) were trading

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<![CDATA[Gold Sells Off Sharply after Fed Taper Decision]]> On Thursday, gold fell more than 1 percent to trade below $1,200 an ounce for the first time since June 28. The selloff came after the Federal Reserve's decision on Wednesday to take its first steps to reduce the stimulus program, which helped to drive the precious metal's price higher.

FOMC

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Thursday, December 19 (FXY, GLD, XLF, FDN)]]> ETF Outlook for Thursday, December 19, 2013

Rydex CurrencyShares Japanese Yen (NYSE: FXY)

After the Fed taper announcement the pressure on the Japanese yen increase and the currency is not at its lowest level versus the U.S. dollar since 2008. It appears the Bank of Japan is now the central

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<![CDATA[Fed Tapers, ETFs On The Move (SPY, GLD, TLT, UUP)]]> The day has finally arrived, the Fed has begun its taper.

The Fed announced it will continue to make monthly asset purchases, but at a $75 billion per month pace versus the previous $85 billion per month. In the end, the $10 billion taper per month is a drop in the

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<![CDATA[Gold Reverses into Bullish Territory]]> Gold Reverses into Bullish Territory

 

In recent articles, I have written about the possibility of a big turnaround in gold markets, as prices have fallen sharply this year and are now in desperate need of an upside correction.  In recent sessions, some of these expected moves have come to fruition,

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<![CDATA[Gold Surges Higher as U.S. Dollar Softens]]> On Tuesday, gold futures rallied over $30 an ounce to the highest levels since November 20, while the U.S. Dollar Index weakened to six week lows.

The Euro advanced against the U.S. dollar for a sixth consecutive day, aided by rising anticipation of a deal that would create a banking union

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Friday, December 6, 2013 (SPY, TBT, GLD, EEM)]]> ETF Outlook for Friday, December 6, 2013

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY)

The much-anticipated monthly jobs number comes out today before the opening bell and is expected to be a major market mover. The SPY has fallen for five consecutive sessions heading into today and is now trading 1.2

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<![CDATA[Gold Hits Lowest Level Since June; but Is it a Bottom?]]> For most of the 21st century, you would have been totally foolish not to be in gold.

The price of the metal soared more than 550 percent between the end of 1999 and its peak in September 2011 at just below $1,900 an ounce.

But gold has been creamed ever since that

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Tuesday, December 3, 2013]]> ETF Outlook for Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX)

The price of gold continues to fall as it closed at the lowest level since July. The SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE: GLD) finished yesterday down by 2.4 percent as the allure of the precious

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<![CDATA[Gold Declines]]> After stalling in upper 1250s for four consecutive trading session, Gold futures have turned sharply lower in Monday's trading. The contract, briefly traded in the 1250 handle off the open, reached 1251.20 before turning south. The decline cut through the double bottom from Wednesday (1235.50) and Friday (1234.10)

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons India will Increase the Price of Gold and Oil]]> Gold's exchange traded fund, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD), and its oil counterpart, United States Oil (NYSE: USO), should have an inverse trading relationship with each other.

When the price of oil is down, gold should rise. That shift generally means economies are weak, so there is

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<![CDATA[When Will Asia Save Gold and Coal?]]> Economic policy from the United States has been devastating for the price of gold and coal.

As a result, the exchange traded funds for gold, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) and its coal-related counterpart, Market Vectors Coal (NYSE: KOL), are both down by more than 20 percent

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<![CDATA[Where is the Bottom for Gold Miners? (GDX, GDXJ, DUST, JDST)]]> After a decade of gains for the gold, the precious metal is setting up for its second consecutive negative year. The SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE: GLD) is down 26 percent year to date and yesterday traded at the lowest level since July.

While the losses for GLD look bad

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<![CDATA[Gold Rallies and Pulls Back]]> After making a four month low at 1225.70 in Monday's trading, Gold futures rebounded to 1254, before closing at 12421.20. In Tuesday's trading, the contract surpassed that high, reaching 1257.80. However, the rally did not hold and Gold futures have retreated to the close, making a low at

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<![CDATA[Gold Ends Week Below $1,300 as it Searches for a Bottom]]> It's not fun to be a gold-and-silver investor.  

Gold settled Friday at $1,244.10 an ounce, 50 cents higher on the day but down 3.4 percent for the week. It was gold's worst weekly loss in 10 weeks. For the month, gold is off six percent and down 25.8 percent for

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Thursday, November 21, 2013]]> Rydex CurrencyShares Euro ETF (NYSE: FXE) Wednesday, rumors that the ECB is considering negative rates to help stimulate the European economy sent FXE down sharply from a two-week high.

Just last month FXE was hitting a multi-year high before the ECB surprisingly lowered interest rates and with the talk of

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<![CDATA[Gold Futures Lower]]> After a small range in Tuesday's trading, Gold futures continue to decline. The contract breached the double bottom from Monday (1269.20) and Tuesday (1268) and traded to 1255.30. Since making the low, the contract has rebounded to the for former support level at 1268 before resuming its decline.

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<![CDATA[Indian Gold Buyers Listen to America's Central Banker Rather Than Their Finance Minister]]> For almost two years, P. Chidambaram, the Finance Minister of India, has done much to make gold as unappealing as possible to buyers in his country. Speeches have been given. Tariffs have been raised. But purchasing by Indians continues at a pace to set a record next year for gold.

That

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<![CDATA[Gold Under Pressure Despite Dovish Fed]]> Gold futures are trading lower on Monday in the wake of posting a weekly gain after Federal Reserve Chairwoman nominee Janet Yellen testified at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee.

Bullion was boosted by Yellen's remarks that raised expectations the Federal Reserve will maintain its $85 billion-a-month bond-purchase program

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<![CDATA[Gold Tests Resistance and Retreats]]> After making highs in the 1290 handle on Thursday (1293.80) and Friday (1290.80), Gold futures stalled at 1289.20 in Monday's trading. The ensuing decline has taken the contract into the mid 1270 handle. If the decline continues, the contact may find support at November 13 low (1265).(c) 2013

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<![CDATA[Dividend-Paying Gold Stocks are Very Alluring After Janet Yellen's Remarks]]> An important bit of business news on Thursday.

In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, Dr. Janet Yellen, nominated to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, said she favors continuing Quantitative Easing III. That program has the Federal Reserve acquiring $85 billion monthly in Treasury securities and mortgage bonds through expanding

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons Family Offices Should Invest in Gold]]> Probably the most important duty of a family office is to position the portfolio to grow over the market average for the long term. That means anticipating future trends in asset classes.

With gold declining in value, there are three main reasons why family offices should invest in The Yellow Metal

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<![CDATA[Does Barrick Gold's Axing its CEO and Founder Signal a Market Bottom?]]> It was recently announced that the chairman and founder of Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX), Peter Munk, would be stepping down. For the shareholders, that move is coming way, way too late. For 2013, Barrick Gold, the world's second largest gold, is off by almost 50 percent for 2013.

That

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Wednesday November 13, 2013 (GLD, FXY, PGAL, GXG)]]> ETF Outlook for the Wednesday, November 13, 2013

SPDR Gold ETF (NYSE: GLD)

Comments from several Fed Presidents today had the market on the defensive after it appeared tapering is on the table at the December meeting. With the jobs picture still cloudy that does not appear to likely, however

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<![CDATA[Gold - No Safe Haven in Weak Market]]> Gold futures are not attracting buyers, even with the decline in the broad market. The contract, which had a $10 range in Monday's trading, breached Monday's low (1278.10) and traded to 1266.30. This marks the lowest level Gold futures have traded at since October 15, when the issue

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<![CDATA[Gold Extends Sell-off as Tapering Speculation Rises]]> Gold futures fell to the lowest levels since October 16 in Monday's trading, after a stronger than expected non farm payrolls report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed robust growth in the number of new jobs created in the United States.

The BLS reported on Friday that employers added

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<![CDATA[Market Wrap For November 8: Markets Erase Thursday's Losses; Dow Companies Dominate Headlines]]> U.S markets rebounded from Thursday's trading sessions, with gains across all major indices. The Dow climbed to yet a new high as data released premarket indicated the U.S economy is stronger than many believed.

The Dow Jones gained 1.08 percent to close at 15,761. The S&P 500 gained 1.35 percent to close

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<![CDATA[Gold Futures Plunge]]> After recovering from a breach of 1300 on Thursday, Gold futures have distanced from that key level in Friday's trading. The contract, which went into a free fall when jobs data was released, has found temporary support at 1280.50. Since making the low, Gold has recovered to

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<![CDATA[Crude Futures Decline]]> The morning rally in Crude futures stalled 0.09 below Wednesday's high (95.40) at 95.31. After making the high, the contract traded below the 94 level to 93.80. That level coincides with Wednesday's low (93.65).(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons to be Bullish about Gold]]> When an asset class is beaten down in value, it is always worthwhile to investigate the possibilities of a rebound.

Sometimes a recovery is just not coming due to irreversible changes in the market. As Larry "The Liquidator" Garfield, the avaricious corporate raider in the 1990s movie Other People's Money remarked, "I'm

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons Why Oil is the New Safe Haven Asset]]> Even though the demand is low and  inventories are full, the price for crude oil  is still high. That cannot be attributed to the effects of Quantitative Easing III, as the price for gold and silver have fallen. What has happened is that oil assets, in various forms, have replaced gold and

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<![CDATA[ETFs On The Move After The Fed (SPY, UUP, GLD)]]> The Fed has decided to keep interest rates unchanged and will not begin to taper the $85 billion in asset purchases per month.

The news is no surprise to the market, but the statement associated with the decision was enough to move everything from stocks to bonds to currencies.

For the most

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<![CDATA[Gold Futures Positive]]> After breaching Tuesday's low (1339.80) earlier in the session, trading as low as 1338.30, Gold futures have rebounded. At this time, the contract is attempting to trade above the double top from Monday (1361.80) and Tuesday (1360.40) highs.(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

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<![CDATA[Gold Futures Off Lows of the Day]]> After finding resistance ahead of Monday's high (1361.80), trading as high as 1360.40, Gold futures reversed course and breached Monday's low (1346.10). The contract, which traded as low as 1339.80, has recovered and is consolidating mid-range for the session.

(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights

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<![CDATA[Will Demand from China Continue Moving Gold and Energy Assets?]]> Economic growth from China is increasing, which is leading to more demand for commodities ranging from gold  to oil to natural gas to coal.

China is the biggest consumer of energy in the world. It is the second biggest customer for gold, only behind India. Investors ranging from the Central Bank of the

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<![CDATA[Gold Futures Resume Rally]]> After trading in a $14 range on Wednesday (1328.50-1342.20), Gold futures are on the rise in Thursday's trading. The contract has cleared Monday's high (1344.70), trading as high as 1349.30. If the rally continues, there may be resistance at the September 30 high (1353.80).(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does

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