Gold & Silver

Trade of the Week: GLD

Trade of the Week: GLD

This week we are highlighting the most popular gold ETF which tracks the physical asset.  What we see here are multiple trades placed in the same week by different traders. Both of these trades are indicating very bullish expectations from traders.  Is this simple 4 letter code the secret to 100% gains in 72 hours? […]

Trade of the Week: Gold Miners

Trade of the Week: Gold Miners

With all the global uncertainty in the financial markets these days, gold has been a popular investment.  One way to gain gold exposure  is by using VanEck Gold Miners ETF (GDX).  Gold miners are expected to thrive with gold trading around $1,900 per ounce. One trader sold a large block of puts last week in […]

Generate Cash Flow From This Gold Trade

Generate Cash Flow From This Gold Trade

Gold has been a popular investment with inflation concerns currently a headline topic.  The SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD) is one of the most popular methods for investing in gold.  The heavily traded ETF is backed by physical gold.  One thing GLD doesn’t do is pay a dividend.  To generate a form of cash flow […]

Should I Sell My Gold?

Should I Sell My Gold?

With all the world turmoil, high inflation, war in Ukraine, China rattling their saber, gold has gone up in price. Trading Economics tracks gold prices for the last 12 months. Less than a year ago, gold was just under $1,700/oz. It recently hit $2,050/oz. and was knocked down $60/oz. the following day. Remember the old saying, there […]

Trade of the Week: GDX

Trade of the Week: GDX

With all the volatility in the market and the uncertainty brought about by the Ukraine/Russia war, there has been a lot of options action in defensive investments like gold.  Investors will often use gold or gold miners ETFs to take positions in the metal  A popular gold miners product is the VanEck Gold Miners ETF […]

Trade of the Week: GDJX

Trade of the Week: GDJX

There has been plenty of options activity in commodity ETFs over the last few weeks.  Precious metals have certainly gotten a lot of attention from traders as they tend to be defensive investments during times of uncertainty.  With gold reaching over $2,000 an ounce, gold miners are also seeing a lot of bullish action.  Recently, […]

Trade of the Week: Silver

Trade of the Week: Silver

The war in Ukraine has roiled the financial markets, especially the currency and energy markets.  Investors have been flocking to precious metals in recent weeks to hedge against global uncertainty.  With gold becoming expensive in a hurry, some investors have been flocking to silver as a substitute. One of the more popular methods of buying […]