Tag Archive for GLD

Is Gold the New VIX?

Written by Jared Levy, Editor, Option Strategies Weekly Tuesday, 30 August 2011 09:58 Those of you who know me know that I love statistics and that I’m always looking for ANYTHING that gives me an “edge” or “early warning signal.” I use statistics to predicted major movements in the market. Some signals are bullish, like…

Smart Investing Daily – Is It Time to Buy Silver?

Jared Levy, Editor, Smart Investing Daily Friday, 06 May 2011 Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you probably know that silver has had a major correction over the past week. The precious metal plummeted about 30% from a high of almost $50 an ounce to less than $35 yesterday. This six-day drop is…

Gold & Silver Go Parabolic … Almost

by Jared Levy on October 1st, 2010 Let’s flash back to May 2006, when gold prices were behaving in a similar fashion as today. The yellow precious metal saw almost a 40% rally over the course of a couple weeks. The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD) – an ETF that trades at about one-tenth the…

From Smart Investing Daily

If You Like Gold’s Rally, Silver May Not Be Far Behind Jared Levy, Editor, Smart Investing Daily Wednesday, August 18, 2010   Last week I wrote about how gold may not only be a great investment for the short term (it’s up another $20 since my article) but also has excellent prospects for the long…

Gold is on a Tear Again…

So the yellow metal is back on the upswing and so is the dollar. When you are buying gold, on some level you are getting short the U.S. dollar.  But what if you want to remain long the dollar as well?  As a result, any investment in gold itself may be tied to the dollar…