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Tag Archives: SLV

All Gold and Silver ETFs are NOT Created Equal! Here’s the Best

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Whole oceans of ink have been spilled detailing the good and not-so-good points of the closed-end fund CEF (Central Fund of Canada) and the twin ETF's GLD (SPDR Gold Trust) and SLV (iShares Silver Trust) funds. My goal here is to distill the salient points down to the fewest words possible to help make your due diligence task somewhat less...well...tasking. [Let's go!] Words: 650

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Gold & Silver ETFs vs. Physical Bullion: What’s the Difference?

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Investors wisely seeking exposure to precious metals must deliberate between the convenience of buying shares of an electronically traded fund (ETF) and the ultimate security of owning physical gold and silver bullion. We tasked ourselves to take a closer look at each to understand their important distinctions.

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It’s Time To “Swap” Your PM Stocks For Physical Gold & Silver – Here’s Why

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We are of the opinion that the miners and explorers (and their indexes GDX and GDXJ} should be "swapped" for the precious metals - gold, silver, and their proxies (GLD and SLV). This way investors will maintain exposure to precious metals while reducing their exposure to the more volatile miners as some of the share dilution and recent investor exuberance play out - and at least hedge themselves if the price continues to rise.

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New Junior Silver Miners/Explorers ETF Hanging Tough – Check It Out

As with most small cap sectors, someone approaching silver juniors faces a lack of good information and massive company-specific risk that cries out for either months of in-depth research or immediate diversification....Madison NJ Pure Funds hopes to solve that problem by offering instant exposure to 26 names with the introduction of their PureFunds ISE Junior Silver Small Cap Miners Explorers ETF (SILJ). Words: 290; Table: 1

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Dr. Faber and I Concur: There Are Major Reasons to be Very Cautious in 2013 – Here's What To Do

Dr. Marc Faber, the author and publisher of the "Gloom Boom And Doom" report is one of the most well-read economists out there. I am of the opinion that his suggestions and investment advice are more realistic than any other economist or analyst we hear and read regularly. The summary of Dr. Faber's latest monthly report suggests that he views 2013 as a year of capital preservation. In other words, Dr. Faber is not very bullish on risky asset classes for 2013. This article discusses Dr. Faber's views and the reasons to remain cautious in 2013. Words: 1494; Charts: 3; Tables: 1

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